Faculty News

Professor Bertini-Bezzi Presents Paper at Canadian Association for Italian Studies Conference

Professor Bertini-Bezzi Presents Paper at Canadian Association for Italian Studies Conference

Italian Professor Ada Bertini Bezzi presented a paper called "Blended Learning: Strategie e criticità vissute sul campo" (Blended Learning: Strategies and Critical Issues from the Field) at the 2021 Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Italian Studies, held online on June 4, 5, 11, and 12, 2021.

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Following the publication of his latest book "On Transhumanism" (Penn State University Press, 2020), JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner has been invited to several events and initiatives.

Data and Economic Growth: A Talk by Professors Merva, Stoian and Costagli

Data and Economic Growth: A Talk by Professors Merva, Stoian and Costagli

John Cabot University hosted an online roundtable on an academic article titled "Effective Information, Political Structure, and Economic Growth,” on April 14, 2021. The event was organized by the Department of Economics and Social Sciences.

Professors Pulino and Salvatore Participate in gURLs! a Roundtable on Women in IT

Professors Pulino and Salvatore Participate in gURLs! a Roundtable on Women in IT

Professors Antonella Salvatore and Silvia Pulino participated in a roundtable called “gURLs! Who codes the world?” on April 22, 2021. Organized by LogicAcademy, the roundtable was part of a week of events and workshops dedicated to the IT/ICT field.

JCU Students and Faculty Participate in Virtual Ramadan Iftar

JCU Students and Faculty Participate in Virtual Ramadan Iftar

On Tuesday, April 20th, a group of John Cabot Students and faculty participated in a virtual iftar with the Istituto Tevere, a Rome-based center promoting interreligious dialogue among people of all faith and no faith in Italy, Europe, and the Middle East.

Digital Delights and Disturbances: From Hybrid Learning to Zoom Fatigue

Digital Delights and Disturbances: From Hybrid Learning to Zoom Fatigue

On April 15, the JCU Department of Communications hosted the latest lecture of the Digital Delights and Disturbances Series, titled “From Hybrid Learning to Zoom Fatigue: Logging on and Checking out.”

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Publish Paper in Mathematical Social Sciences

Professor Francesco Ruscitti to Publish Paper in Mathematical Social Sciences

Economics professor Francesco Ruscitti’s latest research paper has been accepted for publication in the journal Mathematical Social Sciences.

Digital Delights and Disturbances Lecture Series Presents “Queer Dada”

Digital Delights and Disturbances Lecture Series Presents “Queer Dada”

On March 30, the JCU Department of Communications hosted the second event in the Digital Delights and Disturbances Series: “Queer Dada.”

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Donnacirco is the name of the first feminist album ever made in Italy, composed in 1974 but unfortunately never released. After almost 50 years, 12 female musicians and performers have decided to join forces and re-record the album, which tells of women’s existence in the Seventies, through the metaphor of the circus.

All Things Italian: Professor James Schwarten

All Things Italian: Professor James Schwarten

Professor James Schwarten recently contributed an article to Binario 95’s winter issue of Shaker, in which he explained the approach he adopts in discussing the topic of homelessness with students. Professor Schwarten teaches courses in Italian Studies and sociology.

Photography as a Way of Life: Professor Paolo Soriani

Photography as a Way of Life: Professor Paolo Soriani

Professor Paolo Soriani is a professional photographer who focuses on portraits and fashion. He recently received an Honorable Mention in the Annual Photography Awards’ Portrait Series for his work “Take a brush and paint your music.”

Professor Jākobsone Bellomi on Country Brand As Mission to Solve Global Problems

Professor Jākobsone Bellomi on Country Brand As Mission to Solve Global Problems

In January 2021, Business Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi was nominated as the first diaspora representative at the Latvian Governmental Country Branding Advisory Committee.

Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner Interviewed by Philosophy Now

Philosophy Professor Stefan Sorgner Interviewed by Philosophy Now

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was recently interviewed by the Philosophy Now journal about his new book On Transhumanism (Penn State University Press, 2020).

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Digitalization of Social Enterprises

Professor Riccardo Maiolini on Digitalization of Social Enterprises

Recently, Italy’s most famous nonprofit journal Vita published an article dedicated to the transformative research that Professor Maiolini conducted with two colleagues from the University of Bologna regarding the digitalization of social enterprises.

Professor Seth Jaffe on America, China, and the Thucydides Trap

Professor Seth Jaffe on America, China, and the Thucydides Trap

A scholar of Thucydides as well as of American foreign policy, Dr. Seth N. Jaffe is Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at John Cabot University and the author of Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest (Oxford University Press, 2017).