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JCU Welcomes Slam Poets Tania Haberland and Dome Bulfaro

JCU Welcomes Slam Poets Tania Haberland and Dome Bulfaro

JCU’s InVerse Poetry Festival welcomed poets Dome Bulfaro (Italy) and Tania Haberland (South Africa) for a unique poetic performance on February 14, 2019. The event was co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Humanities, English Language and Literature, and Modern Languages and Literature.

Italian “Expanded” Cinema in the Mediascape: JCU Hosts Professor Vito Zagarrio

Italian “Expanded” Cinema in the Mediascape: JCU Hosts Professor Vito Zagarrio

JCU hosted Professor Vito Zagarrio from the University of Roma Tre for a lecture on “The Italian ‘Expanded’ Cinema in the Mediascape: Film, TV Series, and Documentary.” The event was sponsored by the Departments of Communications and Modern Languages and Literature.

Arrivederci Saigon: Director Wilma Labate Presents Documentary at JCU

Arrivederci Saigon: Director Wilma Labate Presents Documentary at JCU

The JCU Communication department hosted the screening of the movie Arrivederci Saigon by Wilma Labate, on February 13, 2019.

The Business of Space: Study Abroad Alumna Teresa Alessandro

The Business of Space: Study Abroad Alumna Teresa Alessandro

Teresa Alessandro, currently a New York State-Licensed Real Estate Broker in Manhattan, spent the summer of 2012 studying abroad at JCU.

Personality and Political Behavior: International Affairs Major Michela Maurizi

Personality and Political Behavior: International Affairs Major Michela Maurizi

Michela Maurizi is a senior International Affairs major and Psychology minor from Marche, Italy. Michela interned at the US Embassy in Rome and plans to pursue a career in International Security Studies.

“Lo voglio:” Martina Vacca on Wedding Tourism in Italy

“Lo voglio:” Martina Vacca on Wedding Tourism in Italy

Martina Vacca, journalist and author of the book "Dirsi sì nelle città UNESCO (Saying I Do In UNESCO Cities)", held a lecture on wedding tourism in Italy in the context of Professor Salvatore's course "Made In Italy: The Italian Business Environment" on February 11, 2019.

Brother Outsider – The Life of Bayard Rustin Presented at JCU

Brother Outsider – The Life of Bayard Rustin Presented at JCU

The JCU Political Science, International Affairs and Communications departments hosted the screening of the award-winning documentary biography Brother Outsider-The Life of Bayard Rustin, directed by Bennett Singer. 

Develop Your Professional Identity: Tips from Professor Antonella Salvatore’s New Book

Develop Your Professional Identity: Tips from Professor Antonella Salvatore’s New Book

Professor Antonella Salvatore, Director of John Cabot University’s Center for Career Services, presented her recent book Stressati o Sdraiati? Solo In Cerca Di Lavoro. (Stressed or Lazy? Just Looking for a Job), published by Franco Angeli.

Il Principe di Ostia Bronx: Screening with Director Raffaele Passerini

Il Principe di Ostia Bronx: Screening with Director Raffaele Passerini

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literature and the Department of Communications, the 2017 documentary "Il Principe di Ostia Bronx" directed by Raffaele Passerini was screened at JCU on February 6, 2019. JCU Hosts Screening of "Il Principe di Ostia Bronx"

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.

Human Rights Activist: Alumna Chiara De Luca

Human Rights Activist: Alumna Chiara De Luca

Alumna Chiara De Luca shares with us her fantastic experience at JCU, her dream job that she obtained after graduation, a few advices for students considering JCU, and some useful tips for graduating students.

The Sour Fruit – Lord Byron, Love and Sex: A New Publication by JCU Press

The Sour Fruit – Lord Byron, Love and Sex: A New Publication by JCU Press

John Cabot University Press and Rowman & Littlefield are pleased to announce the publication of The Sour Fruit. Lord Byron, Love and Sex by Byron specialist Vincenzo Patanè and edited by John Cabot University professor James R. Schwarten.

Wonder, The Most Human Emotion: History Major Alice Costantino

Wonder, The Most Human Emotion: History Major Alice Costantino

JCU History major Alice Costantino talks about the Queer Alliance Club at JCU, her time in Copenhagen, and her plans for the future.

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.

Tracing Your Roots: History Senior Nick Ciniglio

Tracing Your Roots: History Senior Nick Ciniglio

JCU senior Nick Ciniglio describes his love for Italy and its culture, what it means to study History today, and shares advice for incoming JCU students.

Immigration in a Search-Equilibrium Model: Bright Ikhenaode

Immigration in a Search-Equilibrium Model: Bright Ikhenaode

The Department of Economics and Social Sciences organized a presentation by Bright Ikhenaode, PhD candidate in Economics from Sapienza University in Rome, titled "Immigration, Skill Acquisition and Fiscal Redistribution in a Search-Equilibrium Model" on Wednesday, January 30.