Faculty News

Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection – Edited by Prof. Carlos Dews

Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection – Edited by Prof. Carlos Dews

Carson McCullers in the World: A Centenary Conference, held at John Cabot University in July 2017, has led to the publication of a collection of essays on the American novelist. Carson McCullers: A Centenary Collection was edited by JCU's English Literature and Creative Writing Professor Carlos Dews, who is an authority on the life and work of the author.   

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner on Posthuman Philosophies 

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner on Posthuman Philosophies 

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to write an article on posthuman philosophies for the most recent issue of the Italian magazine 'Civiltà delle macchine.'

Easier Said than Done: Prof. Daniel Roy Connelly Directs 13 New Online Monologues

Easier Said than Done: Prof. Daniel Roy Connelly Directs 13 New Online Monologues

The English Theatre of Rome is proud to present 13 new original monologues directed by Professor Daniel Roy Connelly. The monologues will be featured on The English Theatre of Rome Youtube channel every Monday and Thursday at 9 pm from June  through mid-July.

Professor Grimaldi-Donahue to Participate in Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

Professor Grimaldi-Donahue to Participate in Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

Professor Allison Grimaldi-Donahue will be reading translations of new poems by Italian poet Marilena Renda as well as her own work during the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference online 2020 reading series with the New York-based translators' collective Us & Them on June 12th at 11pm Rome Time/ 5pm New York Time.

Quarantine alla Romana: Video Documentary Series by Professor Jenn Lindsay

Quarantine alla Romana: Video Documentary Series by Professor Jenn Lindsay

As a social scientist and filmmaker, Professor Jenn Lindsay was captivated by how Romans coped with the coronavirus quarantine through moments of creative solidarity and rebellion. Recognizing this unique moment in history, she busied herself during the quarantine by making the documentary series "Quarantine all Romana." 

Professor Antonio Lopez Co-edits Journal Issue on Ecomedia Literacy

Professor Antonio Lopez Co-edits Journal Issue on Ecomedia Literacy

JCU Communications Professor Antonio Lopez, leading international expert on media literacy education, co-edited a special issue on ecomedia literacy co-published by the Journal of Sustainability Education and the Journal of Media Literacy

Professor Stefan Sorgner: A Transhumanist Take on the Impact of Coronavirus

Professor Stefan Sorgner: A Transhumanist Take on the Impact of Coronavirus

JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was featured on the cover of the Immortalists Magazine. In the magazine, there is a detailed interview in which he explains his reflections concerning his transhumanist take on the impact of the coronavirus crisis.

Spirituality and Black Feminism in Simone Leigh’s Public Art: A New Book by Prof. Eszter Salgó

Spirituality and Black Feminism in Simone Leigh’s Public Art: A New Book by Prof. Eszter Salgó

Prof. Eszter Salgó’s latest book "Spiritualità e femminismo nero nell'arte pubblica di Simone Leigh," published by Postmedia Books, explores Simone Leigh’s monumental sculpture (Brick House), the first artwork to be displayed on the Plinth of New York’s High Line.

Prof. Barbara Sveva Magnanelli Publishes Paper in Journal of International Accounting Research

Prof. Barbara Sveva Magnanelli Publishes Paper in Journal of International Accounting Research

JCU Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli recently published “Do Female Directors on Corporate Boards Make a Difference in Family-Owned Businesses?” in the Journal of International Accounting Research.

The Sustainability Challenge of Fashionpreneurship: Ecool

The Sustainability Challenge of Fashionpreneurship: Ecool

Eco-sustainability has become increasingly important over the last decades, as studies on the environment have started piling up evidence of the damage that has been done to the planet by individuals and corporations. 

John Cabot University Participates in Virtual Flashmob in Honor of Dante 

John Cabot University Participates in Virtual Flashmob in Honor of Dante 

The John Cabot University Departments of English Language and Literature and Modern Languages and Literature participated in a virtual flashmob in celebration of Dantedì, for the 700th anniversary of the death of the renowned medieval poet.

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Professors Marco G. Ferrari and Donatella Della Ratta, and filmmaker Lyric de la Cruz, in collaboration with the CSOA Ex-Snia and the Pigneto-Prenestino neighborhood committee, launched a special edition of the project Marco Asilo: La Casa Ospitale, called Home Projections (for the quarantined hearts).

Always a Better Solution: Professor Khaison Duong

Always a Better Solution: Professor Khaison Duong

Professor Khaison Duong is lecturer in Computer Science and Educational Technology Specialist. Born in Vietnam of Chinese parents, he arrived in Canada as a refugee when he was 2 years old. Duong earned his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Calgary (Canada) in 2001 and joined JCU in 2013. 

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Professor Carolina De Luca was born in Rome. She earned a B.A. in English Literature from Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an M.A. and M.Phil. in Comparative Literature from the CUNY Graduate Center. She teaches English Composition and Public Speaking at JCU.

Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking

Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking

John Cabot University welcomed Father Fabio Baggio for a talk on Faith-Based Organizations and the Prevention of Human Trafficking.