Communications News

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.

Visibility and Representation: Student Micayla Mirabella

Visibility and Representation: Student Micayla Mirabella

Hailing from New Jersey, Micayla Mirabella is a senior majoring in Communications (Class of 2020). She recently won the Albert Walker Fuller Prize in Communication with her piece called Visibility and Support: A Letter.

REGENERATION Expanded Cinema Student Exhibit: May 8

REGENERATION Expanded Cinema Student Exhibit: May 8

The students of Expanded Cinema have explored approaches to listening, observing, and recording through audiovisual projects that intermix documentary, fiction, and abstract modes of filmmaking. In response to the current pandemic, these final student videos investigate the idea of Regeneration during a time of quarantine through their understanding of expanded cinema.

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Professors Marco G. Ferrari and Donatella Della Ratta, and filmmaker Lyric de la Cruz, in collaboration with the CSOA Ex-Snia and the Pigneto-Prenestino neighborhood committee, launched a special edition of the project Marco Asilo: La Casa Ospitale, called Home Projections (for the quarantined hearts).

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Teaching as an Act of Generosity: Professor Carolina De Luca

Professor Carolina De Luca was born in Rome. She earned a B.A. in English Literature from Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an M.A. and M.Phil. in Comparative Literature from the CUNY Graduate Center. She teaches English Composition and Public Speaking at JCU.

The Silence of Others: JCU Screens Documentary on Victims of Franco’s Regime

The Silence of Others: JCU Screens Documentary on Victims of Franco’s Regime

John Cabot University welcomed directors Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar for a screening of their award-winning 2018 documentary The Silence of Others on February 12, 2020.

Alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Professor Kwame Phillips Lead Workshop at AMICAL

Alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Professor Kwame Phillips Lead Workshop at AMICAL

JCU alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Communications Professor Kwame Phillips attended the AMICAL 2020 conference hosted by the American University of Kuwait from January 15 to 18.

Stardust Memories: Professor Barreau to Launch Documentary Podcast on Trastevere

Stardust Memories: Professor Barreau to Launch Documentary Podcast on Trastevere

John Cabot University professor Chloé Barreau is launching a 4 episode documentary podcast entitled “Stardust Memories.” The series will be aired on RAI Radio 3, an Italian public radio broadcaster distributed by RAI (Italian radio-television dealership company) starting on January 27 at 7:50 pm.

Art as Communication: JCU Welcomes Jonathan Dumont of World Food Programme

Art as Communication: JCU Welcomes Jonathan Dumont of World Food Programme

JCU welcomed Jonathan Dumont, Head of Television Communications at the World Food Programme, for a lecture on Art as Communication on December 2, 2019.

A Conversation with JCU Alumna and New York Times Staff Writer Tariro Mzezewa

A Conversation with JCU Alumna and New York Times Staff Writer Tariro Mzezewa

The JCU Department of Communications hosted a conversation with alumna and New York Times staff writer Tariro Mzezewa on December 2, 2019.

A Doll’s House with Pornography: JCU Welcomes Artist Antonia Hernández

A Doll’s House with Pornography: JCU Welcomes Artist Antonia Hernández

The John Cabot University Department of Communications welcomed artist Antonia Hernández, PhD fellow at Concordia University in Canada, for a conversation on "Maintenance Pornography."

Music Within: Alumna Paola Di Leo

Music Within: Alumna Paola Di Leo

Paola Di Leo graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in Communications. She has been pursuing a Master of Science in Media Management at The New School in NYC.

The Stories behind the Women: A Screening with Director Amy Adrion

The Stories behind the Women: A Screening with Director Amy Adrion

John Cabot University's Department of Communications welcomed director Amy Adrion for a screening of her documentary Half the Picture on December 3, 2019.

Gender & Sexuality in the Digital Age: A Conversation With Artist Shu Lea Cheang

Gender & Sexuality in the Digital Age: A Conversation With Artist Shu Lea Cheang

John Cabot University welcomed artist Shu Lea Cheang for a talk called The Algorithm of Gender & Sexuality in the Digital Age on November 26, 2019.