Communications News

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Rediscovering Donnacirco, the First Italian Feminist Album

Donnacirco is the name of the first feminist album ever made in Italy, composed in 1974 but unfortunately never released. After almost 50 years, 12 female musicians and performers have decided to join forces and re-record the album, which tells of women’s existence in the Seventies, through the metaphor of the circus.

The Daimons’ Game: A Workshop by the Communications Department

The Daimons’ Game: A Workshop by the Communications Department

The JCU Department of Communications organized an online workshop called “The Daimons’ Game” on March 19, 2021, as part of the Digital Delights & Disturbances event series.

Play for Keeps: Alumnus and Sports Journalist Francesco Porzio

Play for Keeps: Alumnus and Sports Journalist Francesco Porzio

Alumnus Francesco Porzio graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Communications. After earning his degree, he started working as Content Editor at OneFootball, a popular soccer media platform based in Berlin. Francesco was recently inducted into the Elenco dei Professionisti dell'Albo dei Giornalisti italiano, the national registry of professional journalists.

Digital Delights and Disturbances Lecture Series Presents “De-Platformisation”

Digital Delights and Disturbances Lecture Series Presents “De-Platformisation”

On February 25, John Cabot University welcomed Niels van Doorn, Sarah Gainsforth and Simone Robutti for an online talk called “De-Platformisation.” The talk was organized by the JCU Communications Department as part of the Digital Delights and Disturbances Lecture Series.

Professor Salvatore Welcomes Coca-Cola HBC to “Made in Italy” Class

Professor Salvatore Welcomes Coca-Cola HBC to “Made in Italy” Class

Antonella Salvatore welcomes representatives of Coca Cola HBC Italia to her class “Made in Italy: the Italian Business Environment.”

Librarian Livia Piotto Co-Edits Book on Faculty-Librarian Collaboration

Librarian Livia Piotto Co-Edits Book on Faculty-Librarian Collaboration

Interim Head Librarian and Reference and Instruction Coordinator Livia Piotto recently co-edited and contributed to the book 'Faculty-Librarian Collaborations: Integrating the Information Literacy Framework into Disciplinary Courses' (ACRL, 2020).

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.