Faculty News

New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship

New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship

John Cabot University hosted an international conference on ‘New Game Changers in the European Union-Asia Relationship' in collaboration with Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) on April 17, 2019.

Professor Bridget Welsh on Implementation of Sharia Law in Brunei

Professor Bridget Welsh on Implementation of Sharia Law in Brunei

Associate Professor of Political Science Bridget Welsh spoke to international media about the recent introduction of the legal code of sharia law in Brunei.

Alessandro Signorini: How to Support a Dream Through Fundraising

Alessandro Signorini: How to Support a Dream Through Fundraising

Marketing Professor Alessandro Signorini was invited to talk about fundraising for NGOs in the context of JCU Service Learning seminars on March 5. Prof. Signorini talked about how Fundraising for NGOs really works, what kind of projects donors are most inclined to finance, and the power of telling individual stories about those who will benefit from donations.

Cornelia Lauf: A Conversation on Today’s Realism

Cornelia Lauf: A Conversation on Today’s Realism

JCU Art History professor Cornelia Lauf organized a roundtable on Realism with the Polo Museale, Regione Siciliana, in Catania, Sicily on March 22. The event was a conversation on what Realism means today in various fields such as art, agriculture, finance, publishing, preservation, fashion, and archaeology.

Prof. Connelly Performs in Production of Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter

Prof. Connelly Performs in Production of Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter

JCU English Professor Daniel Roy Connelly and British director and actor Douglas Dean will star in an upcoming production of Harold Pinter’s one-act play, The Dumb Waiter.

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

Maurizio Marmorstein teaches Fundamentals of Screenwriting at John Cabot University. He holds a B.A. from Seton Hall University and an M.A. from Middlebury College in Italian Language and Culture.

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Overhuman: A Plea for a Nietzschean Transhumanism

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Overhuman: A Plea for a Nietzschean Transhumanism

In the March 2019 edition of the German equivalent of "The Atlantic", the "Cicero Kulturmagazin", a detailed interview has been published, which is entitled "Der Übermensch ist unsere Hoffnung" ("The Overhuman is our Hope").

Rethinking the Notion of Italy: Professor Federica Capoferri

Rethinking the Notion of Italy: Professor Federica Capoferri

Born in Brescia, Italy, Federica Capoferri is Associate Professor of Italian Language and Literature at JCU. In this interview, she talks about her latest book, an in-depth analysis of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s second movie, Mamma Roma (1962) and a wider discussion of Pasolini’s cinematic and literary art in the early sixties.

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Posthumanities at University of Tallinn, Estonia

Professor Stefan Sorgner on Posthumanities at University of Tallinn, Estonia

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to giving the opening keynote address at a winter school at the University of Tallinn, Estonia dedicated to posthumanities. Posthumanities and Posthuman Studies address the impact of emerging technologies from a humanities perspective.

Professor Jonathan Jones on the Problem with “Home” in F. Scott Fitzgerald

Professor Jonathan Jones on the Problem with “Home” in F. Scott Fitzgerald

Professor Jonathan Jones will present a paper at the 15th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference in Paris and Toulouse, which will run from June 24 to 29, 2019. He will discuss the problem of "home" in some of Fitzgerald's works.

Prof. Alina Sorgner: Data-Analytic Thinking is the 21st Century Skill

Prof. Alina Sorgner: Data-Analytic Thinking is the 21st Century Skill

JCU Professor for Applied Data Analytics Alina Sorgner was invited to discuss Data Analytic Thinking and related topics at a round table that took place in Moscow, Russia.

Xinhua News: President Pavoncello on Italy-France Diplomatic Spat

Xinhua News: President Pavoncello on Italy-France Diplomatic Spat

China's Xinhua News recently asked JCU President Franco Pavoncello to comment on the diplomatic battle that is currently underway between Italy and France. According to Dr. Pavoncello, the controversy is unlikely to resolve itself until the elections for the European Parliament next May.

Professor Argentieri’s Articles Featured in Corriere della Sera

Professor Argentieri’s Articles Featured in Corriere della Sera

JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri publishes articles on "La Lettura" about Ukrainian famine-genocide, Jan Palach and fellow "human torches."

JCU Professor Argentieri Interviewed on Hungarian Street Protest

JCU Professor Argentieri Interviewed on Hungarian Street Protest

JCU Professor Federigo Argentieri was interviewed by the news program GR3 of Rai on the reasons and nature of the mass protest against two bills just passed by the Hungarian parliament.

Shooting a Revolution: Professor Della Ratta’s Book on Media and Warfare in Syria

Shooting a Revolution: Professor Della Ratta’s Book on Media and Warfare in Syria

John Cabot University's Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published a book called "Shooting a Revolution: Visual Media and Warfare in Syria".