Art History and Studio Art News

Criminals Without Borders: the Illicit Antiquities Trade

On March 21, 2017 the Department of Art History and Studio Art hosted a lecture by Lynda Albertson, CEO of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA).

Professor Anna Tuck-Scala Interviewed for Web Series on Raphael

JCU Professor Anna Tuck-Scala was recently interviewed for the web series “Sulle tracce di Raffaello" (On the Tracks of Raphael), by Giovanni Muciaccia.

Re-branding the Writing Center

The Writing Center is John Cabot University’s resource for writers. Intended '"for all writers, of all levels," the Center offers one-hour sessions for students who are interested in improving their written work. Thanks to a collaboration with Professor Sabrina Schmidt’s Graphic Design and Advanced Graphic Design classes, the Writing Center is receiving a graphic makeover.

The Colosseum as a Giant…Derrière? Prof. Lila Yawn’s New Article

JCU Professor Lila Yawn recently published an article in the journal California Italian Studies titled "Culiseo: the Roman Colosseum in Early Modern Jest."

“Art. Class. War:” an Event Curated by Professor Mike Watson

Fondazione Pastificio Cerere presents, on Saturday 26th of November at 8 pm, "Art. Class. War", an event curated by JCU Professor Mike Watson.

JCU Professor and Artist Peter Flaccus Participates in Rome Art Week

Professor Peter Flaccus, who teaches studio art at JCU, will open his studio to the public in connection with RAW (Rome Art Week).

The Frohring Library Presents JCU Authors 2016

As part of the celebrations for the 10th anniversary of Dr. Franco Pavoncello's investiture as President of JCU, the Frohring Library has organized JCU Authors 2016, an exhibit showcasing the intellectual production of the university faculty.

Professor Watson Curates Art Exhibition “Transnational Capitalism Examined”

Communications Professor Mike Watson will curate a double solo exhibition of the Austrian artist Oliver Ressler, titled Transnational Capitalism Examined.

JCU Screens Films And Videos By Marco G. Ferrari

Department of Communications and the Department of Art History and Studio Art co-hosted a series of films and videos by Marco G. Ferrari. His works combine documentary style and narrative style, in order to emphasize the importance of the landscape.

Faculty Development Funds Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to announce the JCU Faculty Development Funds (FDC) awarded for the academic year 2015-2016.

JCU to Launch Art History MA in Fall 2017

John Cabot University is delighted to announce the inauguration of its new Master of Arts in Art History in the Fall semester of 2017. The degree will be the first US-accredited MA in the history of art based entirely in Rome.

Prof. Jens Koehler Attends International Conference in Germany

From May 25th to May 29th, 2016, Jens Koehler from JCU's Department of Art History and Studio Art attended the international conference "Water during the Time of Frontinus," in Trier, Germany.

Meet COM Professor Mike Watson

Professor Mike Watson, an art theorist and curator holding a PhD in Philosophy from Goldsmiths College, joined John Cabot’s faculty in 2015.

JCU Professor and Students Provide Image Palette for William Kentridge’s “Triumphs and Laments”

Rome's great new work of contemporary art was inaugurated on April 21, 2016.

JCU 2016 Student Awards Winners

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Award Ceremony. The awards, presented by President Franco Pavoncello and by the Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva, are in recognition of academic and service excellence.