Communications News

Professor Walter Arrighetti Invited to Film Preservation Workshop

Professor Walter Arrighetti Invited to Film Preservation Workshop

JCU Professor Walter Arrighetti recently gave a presentation at the international workshop on Film Preservation with IMF, held in Amsterdam.

Gender Equality in Film: Professor Tasini Invited to Cinema d’Autrice Event

Gender Equality in Film: Professor Tasini Invited to Cinema d’Autrice Event

JCU Professor and filmmaker Erika Tasini was invited to participate in Cinema d’Autrice, a 2 day workshop for female film professionals in Rome from September 18 to 20. Organized by Spin-Off, a cultural association of professors and communication experts, the event promotes the importance of women in film, and discusses the difficulties encountered by female film professionals.

Cinema as a Tool to Change Society: Alessio Cremonini on “Sulla mia Pelle”

Cinema as a Tool to Change Society: Alessio Cremonini on “Sulla mia Pelle”

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature and the Department of Communications and Media Studies invited director Alessio Cremonini to discuss his film "Sulla mia pelle, which was screened at John Cabot University on June 24, 2019.

Praise for Film “Guardians of the Night” Co-Directed by Prof. Eleonora Diamanti

Praise for Film “Guardians of the Night” Co-Directed by Prof. Eleonora Diamanti

The Royal Anthropological Film Festival recently praised the film "Guardians of the Night," co-directed by JCU Communications Professor Eleonora Diamanti and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, Associate Professor of Visual Anthropology at the University of Victoria, Canada.

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.