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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.

JCU Welcomes FOCSIV EU Programme Manager Eva Pastorelli

JCU Welcomes FOCSIV EU Programme Manager Eva Pastorelli

On March 19, 2021, Marketing Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Eva Pastorelli, European Programme Manager at FOCSIV, to her “Professional Skills for Career Development” class.

The Daimons’ Game: A Workshop by the Communications Department

The Daimons’ Game: A Workshop by the Communications Department

The JCU Department of Communications organized an online workshop called “The Daimons’ Game” on March 19, 2021, as part of the Digital Delights & Disturbances event series.

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Launches “Cortona Pearls” Lecture Series

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Launches “Cortona Pearls” Lecture Series

The JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the "Cortona Pearls" Monthly Lecture Series, in partnership with Cortona Week.

Smart Working Beyond the Emergency: JCU Welcomes Michel Martone

Smart Working Beyond the Emergency: JCU Welcomes Michel Martone

John Cabot University welcomed former vice-minister of labor Michel Martone, who presented his book on Smart Working called “Il lavoro da remoto. Per una riforma dello smart working oltre l'emergenza” (La Tribuna, 2020), on March 12, 2021.

No Code Prototyping: JCU Welcomes Entrepreneur Max Mirho

No Code Prototyping: JCU Welcomes Entrepreneur Max Mirho

On March 4, 2021, Business Administration Professor Silvia Pulino welcomed Max Mirho, entrepreneur and founder of EntrepreNerd, to her online class “Introduction to Entrepreneurship.”

The Art History Society Presents: ‘Temporal Stabilities’ by Liz Rideal

The Art History Society Presents: ‘Temporal Stabilities’ by Liz Rideal

The event was curated by students Giulia di Fino and Roberta Imperiale, together with other Art History Society members, and with the support of faculty advisor and Head of the Art History department, Professor Inge Hansen.

JCU and UNICRI Announce Sixth Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

JCU and UNICRI Announce Sixth Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in collaboration with John Cabot University, is happy to announce the sixth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, which will be delivered online from July 12 to 16, 2021.

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Alumna Katie Kehoe

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Alumna Katie Kehoe

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Katie Kehoe graduated from John Cabot in 2018 with a double major in Italian Studies and Political Science.

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.

Opportunity in Adversity: IFE Welcomes Christian Richmond Nzi

Opportunity in Adversity: IFE Welcomes Christian Richmond Nzi

On March 4, 2021, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed social entrepreneur Christian Richmond Nzi, founder and CEO of Mygrants, the first microlearning web application designed to support immigrants through a series of thematic module quizzes, and then match them with career opportunities.

Play for Keeps: Alumnus and Sports Journalist Francesco Porzio

Play for Keeps: Alumnus and Sports Journalist Francesco Porzio

Alumnus Francesco Porzio graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Communications. After earning his degree, he started working as Content Editor at OneFootball, a popular soccer media platform based in Berlin. Francesco was recently inducted into the Elenco dei Professionisti dell'Albo dei Giornalisti italiano, the national registry of professional journalists.

Digital Delights and Disturbances Lecture Series Presents “De-Platformisation”

Digital Delights and Disturbances Lecture Series Presents “De-Platformisation”

On February 25, John Cabot University welcomed Niels van Doorn, Sarah Gainsforth and Simone Robutti for an online talk called “De-Platformisation.” The talk was organized by the JCU Communications Department as part of the Digital Delights and Disturbances Lecture Series.

Exploring Language, Culture, and Identity: Meet Alumna Diedré Blake

Exploring Language, Culture, and Identity: Meet Alumna Diedré Blake

Class of 2014 alumna Diedré Blake, who majored in Italian Studies and minored in Creative Writing, is currently working in Japan in the field of language acquisition.

JCU Welcomes Alumnus and Alliance Director at Ernst & Young Fares Sheik

JCU Welcomes Alumnus and Alliance Director at Ernst & Young Fares Sheik

Marketing Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed JCU Alumnus Fares Sheik to her class “Professional Skills for Career Development” on February 26, 2021. Fares is Alliance Director of EMEIA at Ernst and Young (EY), a multinational professional services network that provides consulting, assurance, tax, and transaction assistance to its clients.

Financing International Education: Alumni Omar Azabi and Enrica Pacitto Launch CoSign

Financing International Education: Alumni Omar Azabi and Enrica Pacitto Launch CoSign

JCU alumni Omar Azabi (Class of 2017) and Enrica Pacitto (Class of 2016) recently launched CoSign, the first financial guarantor that allows foreign students to access loans in the United States.