Communications News

Long Walk to Education: Meet Alumnus Baryali Waiz 

Long Walk to Education: Meet Alumnus Baryali Waiz 

JCU alumnus Baryali Waiz, a refugee from Afghanistan, graduated in May 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Communications. He has been accepted at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York City.

Understanding Climate Change: Alumna Asia Guerreschi

Understanding Climate Change: Alumna Asia Guerreschi

Alumna Asia Guerreschi graduated from JCU in 2016, with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Business Administration. She is Co-Founder of the ‘Rethinking Climate’ project.

Malafemmina: A New Podcast by Professor Chloé Barreau

Malafemmina: A New Podcast by Professor Chloé Barreau

JCU Communications Professor Chloé Barreau’s upcoming podcast Malafemmina will be released on Storytel on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Malafemmina tells the story of a friendship between a French filmmaker and a transgender artist in Rome.

Stories Waiting to be Told: Professor Chloé Barreau

Stories Waiting to be Told: Professor Chloé Barreau

Born and raised in Paris, Communications professor Chloé Barreau studied French literature at La Sorbonne. She is a freelance creative producer, writer, and filmmaker. In Spring 2021, Professor Barreau will be teaching DMA 328 Promotional Video.

Ecomedia Literacy: Professor Antonio Lopez to Publish New Book

Ecomedia Literacy: Professor Antonio Lopez to Publish New Book

JCU Communications Professor and Department Chair Antonio Lopez’s new book Ecomedia Literacy: Integrating Ecology into Media Education (Routledge, 2020) will be published in late November.

Creativity Pushed Forward: Alumna Anna Wulfson

Creativity Pushed Forward: Alumna Anna Wulfson

Raised in Vermont, alumna Anna Wulfson graduated summa cum laude in May 2020 with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Creative Writing. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Visual Design at the Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan.

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Empathy as an Intellectual Tool: Prof. Ben Scribner on JCU’s New Gender Studies Course

Professor Ben Scribner, who joined JCU in 2014, teaches Intercultural Communications and the soon to be launched course, Introduction to Gender Studies.

JCU Students and Alumni Shine at First Edition of MAXXI Video Essay Film Festival

JCU Students and Alumni Shine at First Edition of MAXXI Video Essay Film Festival

Two John Cabot University students and a JCU alumna participated in the first edition of the Video Essay Film Festival held at MAXXI, a national museum of contemporary art and architecture located in Rome, on July 7, 2020.  

Professor Kwame Phillips on Black Radical Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Professor Kwame Phillips on Black Radical Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

John Cabot University Communications Professor Kwame Phillips co-authored a chapter in the book Futures of Black Radicalism (Verso, 2017). The other author is Dr. Shana L. Redmond, scholar and activist.

Prof. Eleonora Diamanti Part of Scientific Committee of International Conference on Night Studies

Prof. Eleonora Diamanti Part of Scientific Committee of International Conference on Night Studies

John Cabot University Communications Professor Eleonora Diamanti will be part of the scientific committee of the upcoming 1st International Conference on Night Studies, organized in Lisbon and held online on July 2-4, 2020.

Exploring Networked Identities: Reflections by Students During Lockdown

Exploring Networked Identities: Reflections by Students During Lockdown

During the quarantine, Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta, who teaches, among other things, a course called ‘Selfies and Beyond: Exploring Networked Identities’ found herself having to rethink the way in which she conducted the class. 

New York Times Quotes Alumna Karima 2G on Rome Black Lives Matter Protest

New York Times Quotes Alumna Karima 2G on Rome Black Lives Matter Protest

An article in the New York Times, reporting on the peaceful protests taking place this weekend all over the world, featured JCU alumna Karima 2G, one of the organizers of the Rome demonstration.

Quarantine alla Romana: Video Documentary Series by Professor Jenn Lindsay

Quarantine alla Romana: Video Documentary Series by Professor Jenn Lindsay

As a social scientist and filmmaker, Professor Jenn Lindsay was captivated by how Romans coped with the coronavirus quarantine through moments of creative solidarity and rebellion. Recognizing this unique moment in history, she busied herself during the quarantine by making the documentary series "Quarantine all Romana." 

Professor Antonio Lopez Co-edits Journal Issue on Ecomedia Literacy

Professor Antonio Lopez Co-edits Journal Issue on Ecomedia Literacy

JCU Communications Professor Antonio Lopez, leading international expert on media literacy education, co-edited a special issue on ecomedia literacy co-published by the Journal of Sustainability Education and the Journal of Media Literacy

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2020, Jacopo Olmo Antinori.