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Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Two volunteers from the JCU Africans in the World Cultural Club (AWCC) participated in the launch of Sulwe on February 14.

“Corti a Roma”: Student Sandro Turchioe Organizes Short Film Festival

“Corti a Roma”: Student Sandro Turchioe Organizes Short Film Festival

JCU student Sandro Turchioe (Class of 2020) is organising a short film festival in Rome on March 20 at Apollo 11 theater.

The Silence of Others: JCU Screens Documentary on Victims of Franco’s Regime

The Silence of Others: JCU Screens Documentary on Victims of Franco’s Regime

John Cabot University welcomed directors Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar for a screening of their award-winning 2018 documentary The Silence of Others on February 12, 2020.

Building a Career from the Ground Up: JCU Welcomes Eataly Representative Gregorio Baffigo

Building a Career from the Ground Up: JCU Welcomes Eataly Representative Gregorio Baffigo

John Cabot University welcomed Eataly representative Gregorio Baffigo in the context of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s ‘Made in Italy: The Italian Business Environment’ class on February 6, 2020.

“La Cura Della Bellezza”: Art as a Form of Therapy

“La Cura Della Bellezza”: Art as a Form of Therapy

JCU's Julia Del Papa presented the street art project "La Cura della Bellezza" on February 4, 2020 at the municipal library in Corviale (Rome).

Farian Sabahi and Costanza Hermanin Join Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Farian Sabahi and Costanza Hermanin Join Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Historian Farian Sabahi and Professor Costanza Hermanin have recently joined the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.

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.

Psychology and Law: Professor Paola Castelli

Psychology and Law: Professor Paola Castelli

Associate Professor of Psychology Paola Castelli has been teaching at JCU since 2011, and is interested in cognitive development and psychology and law.

Visual Economies in the Networked Era: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

Visual Economies in the Networked Era: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

John Cabot University’s Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta was invited to present her talk Right, Click, Remove at The Centre on Social Movement Studies (Cosmos) in Florence.

Meet Angela Brintlinger, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Angela Brintlinger, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Angela Brintlinger has a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Wisconsin/Madison and is professor of Russian literature, chair of Graduate Studies and director of the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at Ohio State University. She joined the Guarini Institute Advisory Council in Summer 2019.

Meet Viviana Mazza, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Viviana Mazza, Member of Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Viviana Mazza is a writer and journalist who covers foreign affairs for the Italian daily newspaper Corriere Della Sera, for which she has been writing since 2006. At Corriere Della Sera, she specializes on the Middle East, Pakistan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Nigeria. Viviana Mazza is a member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council.

Sex and Robots: JCU Hosts 4th Posthuman Studies Workshop

Sex and Robots: JCU Hosts 4th Posthuman Studies Workshop

John Cabot University hosted a workshop called “Sex in Posthuman Times,” which tackled various topics like sex robots, sexuality, deep porn, and agency, on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

Breaking Through the Rainbow: Meet Alumnus James La Russo

Breaking Through the Rainbow: Meet Alumnus James La Russo

Born in New York, alumnus James Jack La Russo graduated from JCU in 2009 with a Major in International Affairs and a Minor in History. He’s currently working as Senior PR & Communications Executive in his native New York at Denihan Hospitality, a private hotel management & development company of upscale, luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels in North America.

Studying Humanity Through Time: History Professor Fabrizio Conti

Studying Humanity Through Time: History Professor Fabrizio Conti

History Professor Fabrizio Conti studied at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and earned his Ph.D. in History and Medieval Studies from the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. He currently teaches The Birth of Medieval Europe, Historical and Philosophical Aspects of the Italian Renaissance, and The Popes of Rome at JCU.

Alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Professor Kwame Phillips Lead Workshop at AMICAL

Alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Professor Kwame Phillips Lead Workshop at AMICAL

JCU alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Communications Professor Kwame Phillips attended the AMICAL 2020 conference hosted by the American University of Kuwait from January 15 to 18.

Professor Nicola Petrocchi Selected for the APS 2020 Young Investigator Colloquium

Professor Nicola Petrocchi Selected for the APS 2020 Young Investigator Colloquium

Professor Nicola Petrocchi has been selected as a Scholar for the APS 2020 Young Investigator Colloquium by The American Psychosomatic Society. The purpose of this event is to encourage the development of innovative and impactful psychosomatic research by bringing together the expertise of senior APS mentors with the innovative research ideas of postgraduate trainees.