Communications News

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2019, Tamara Volozhanina.

Professors Della Ratta and Geoghegan Participate in Feminist Book Fortnight

Professors Della Ratta and Geoghegan Participate in Feminist Book Fortnight

JCU Professors Donatella Della Ratta and Elizabeth Geoghegan will participate in the Feminist Book Fortnight in Rome, which is taking place at the Otherwise Bookshop between May 4 and May 18.

Sad By Design: Melancholy in Social Media

Sad By Design: Melancholy in Social Media

The JCU Communications Department hosted the event “Geert Lovink - Sad by Design: on Platform Nihilism” as the last segment of the Digital Delights Series, on April 10, 2019.

Moltitudine: Expanded Cinema Student Video Exhibit

Moltitudine: Expanded Cinema Student Video Exhibit

JCU is pleased to present the video exhibit MOLTITUDINE on Thursday, May 2, 2019, featuring the work of students in Professor Marco Ferrari's Spring 2019 Expanded Cinema course.

Jane Austen’s Heart Did Whisper: Graphic Novelist Manuela Santoni

Jane Austen’s Heart Did Whisper: Graphic Novelist Manuela Santoni

Manuela Santoni was invited to John Cabot University by the Department of English Literature and Communications on April 9 to answer some questions about her graphic novel on Jane Austen. Santoni explained how is it like to be a female Graphic Novelists in Italy, the process of writing and drawing the book, and she also gave a few useful tips to anyone considering becoming a graphic novelist.

H.E.R.: A Cultural Approach To Technology

H.E.R.: A Cultural Approach To Technology

JCU welcomed two representatives from “H.E.R. Human Ecosystems Relazioni,” for the third talk of the Department of Communications Digital Delights Series, on Wednesday 3 April 2019.  

The Beatles and the Long ‘68: JCU Welcomes Ferdinando Fasce

The Beatles and the Long ‘68: JCU Welcomes Ferdinando Fasce

The JCU Department of Communications welcomed  Professor Ferdinando Fasce for a lecture entitled “Before ‘Revolution:’ The Beatles and the Long ‘68” on March 26. A former professor of Contemporary History at the University of Genoa, Fasce is the author of La musica nel tempo. Una storia dei Beatles (Einaudi, 2018).

Carmen Luisa Coya: Insights from a Media Strategist

Carmen Luisa Coya: Insights from a Media Strategist

Media Relations Consultant Carmen Luisa Coya answered these and other questions at JCU on March 19. She was invited to give a lecture entitled “Effective Media Strategies,” in the context of Professor Antontella Salvatore's course “Retailing Applied to Fashion.”

Whither Remix Culture, a Decade Later: JCU Welcomes Professor Lawrence Lessig

Whither Remix Culture, a Decade Later: JCU Welcomes Professor Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is an American academic, attorney, political activist, and founder of the non-profit organization Creative Commons, which is devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.  The Department of Communications and the Office of the President invited Professor Lessig to give a talk at JCU on the current state of the internet, its problems and its future developments on March 21, 2019.

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

JCU alumna Federica Nappa talks about her internship in the Immigration Office at John Cabot University, what brought her to JCU in the first place, her plans for the future, the independent study course that she took in Spring 2018, her ultimate career goal, and some useful tips for graduating students.

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

Maurizio Marmorstein teaches Fundamentals of Screenwriting at John Cabot University. He holds a B.A. from Seton Hall University and an M.A. from Middlebury College in Italian Language and Culture.

Journalism and the City: Communications Major Rebecca Piattelli

Journalism and the City: Communications Major Rebecca Piattelli

Rebecca Piattelli is a senior Communications major and Business Administration minor from Rome. After spending a semester abroad at the New School in NYC, Rebecca is doing a journalism internship at the Angelicum University in Rome, under the direct supervision of media relations consultant Carmen Luisa Coya. 

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.

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. 

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"