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.

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Camilla Palermo is a Communications senior. She was raised in the outskirts of Rome, where her family moved from the United States when she was 5 years old. 

John Cabot University Student Media Showcase 2019

John Cabot University Student Media Showcase 2019

JCU’s Department of Communications and Digital Media Lab present the third annual Student Media Showcase, which will take place on October 3, 2019.

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.

Promoting Innovation in Film: Five JCU Students Participate in Prix Italia Festival

Promoting Innovation in Film: Five JCU Students Participate in Prix Italia Festival

Five JCU students and alumni will participate in the prestigious Prix Italia Festival held in Rome from September 23-28, 2019.

Media Tools to Empower Women: Students Produce Documentaries on Feminist Ideals

Media Tools to Empower Women: Students Produce Documentaries on Feminist Ideals

This summer, the students of the ‘DMA 322 Digital Storytelling and Community Engagement’ course had the opportunity to collaborate with the Casa Internazionale Delle Donne (International Women’s House), a self-financed not-for-profit organization that works on promoting the rights, culture, knowledge, experiences and policies produced by and for women. They produced three short documentaries.

Student Anna Maria Gehnyei Invited to Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights

Student Anna Maria Gehnyei Invited to Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights

JCU student and artist Anna Maria Gehnyei, also known as Karima 2G, was invited to a panel discussion on human rights and women’s rights called “Diritti Umani e Diritti delle Donne, incontro con Ndileka Mandela” on July 5, 2019. The guest speaker was Ndileka Mandela, granddaughter of the anti-apartheid activist and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.

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.