Communications News

Student Karima 2G Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera Newspaper

Student Karima 2G Publishes Article in Corriere della Sera Newspaper

Communications and Political Science student Karima 2G published an article in the Corriere della Sera, one of Italy's major newspapers. She discusses racism, stereotypes, and how she uses her music to combat prejudice.

Expression through Music: Student Karima 2G Teaches Elementary School Children

Expression through Music: Student Karima 2G Teaches Elementary School Children

Student Karima 2G started teaching at primary school Carlo Pisacane, in Rome, for the project “Laboratori di autonarrazione per giovani apprendisti.”

JCU Hosts the Screening of A Ciambra: Italy’s Candidate for Oscar

JCU Hosts the Screening of A Ciambra: Italy’s Candidate for Oscar

The JCU Media and Communication Speaker Series and the Department of Communications hosted the screening of "A Ciambra" by Jonas Carpignano.

Professors Sarram and Lòpez Interviewed on Fake News by NPR

Professors Sarram and Lòpez Interviewed on Fake News by NPR

Christopher Livesay, JCU Communications professor and NPR correspondent, interviewed Professors Peter Sarram and Antonio Lòpez on fake news.

By the Book: English Literature Alumna Christine Modafferi

By the Book: English Literature Alumna Christine Modafferi

Christine was born in the United States, but grew up in a small town called Caulonia, in Calabria, right at the tip of Italy’s boot. She graduated from JCU with a major in English Literature and a minor in Communications.

The Icon of Post-Everything Music: JCU Welcomes Guitarist Mike Cooper

The Icon of Post-Everything Music: JCU Welcomes Guitarist Mike Cooper

The JCU Department of Communications welcomed musician Mike Cooper to perform a soundtrack to the 1935 silent film Legong: Dance of the Virgins.

On Monstrous Mothers: Communications Student Sabrina Mancini

On Monstrous Mothers: Communications Student Sabrina Mancini

Sabrina Mancini (Class of 2018) is a senior from Rome. She studies Communications with a minor in Psychology.

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Essay on Filming in Syria

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Essay on Filming in Syria

Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published the article "The Unbearable Lightness of the Image: Unfinished Thoughts on Filming in Contemporary Syria" in the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication.

Gender as a Social Construct: Alumna Claudia Canovai

Gender as a Social Construct: Alumna Claudia Canovai

Claudia Canovai, Class of 2017, comes from a small town in Tuscany. She graduated with a major in Communications and a minor in Entrepreneurship.

Media Literacy in the World: Alumna Wanda Gabai

Media Literacy in the World: Alumna Wanda Gabai

Wanda Gabai graduated from JCU in 2010 with a degree in Communications. She was born in Naples, Italy, and her passion for traveling and exploring different lifestyles and cultures led her to live in different parts of the world.

Alumna Geraldine Ghelli Publishes Photos in “New Yorker”

Alumna Geraldine Ghelli Publishes Photos in “New Yorker”

JCU alumna Geraldine Ghelli's photos have been published in the New Yorker as part of the "A Portrait of a Couple in Love and in Transition" article, which follows a couple (Michelle Ainsworth and Jennifer Lee) as they undergo gender-confirmation surgery together.

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Article on Fighting ISIS with TV

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Article on Fighting ISIS with TV

Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published an article in Al Jazeera entitled “Fighting ISIL through TV drama: The case of Black Crows.”

JCU Department of Communications Presents SEMBENE!

JCU Department of Communications Presents SEMBENE!

JCU was one of over 100 institutions that took part in the Sembene Across Africa project, a three-day series of events in honor of Ousmane Sembene, considered the father of African cinema.

Striving for Equality: Communications Student Federica Bocco

Striving for Equality: Communications Student Federica Bocco

Federica Bocco (class of 2018) is a Communications student from Naples. She is also pursuing a minor in Humanistic Studies.

Choosing Kindness: Alumna Virginia Agnoni

Choosing Kindness: Alumna Virginia Agnoni

Virginia Agnoni, Class of 2016, is from Cori, a medieval town one hour south of Rome. In her time at JCU, Virginia majored in Communications with a minor in Creative Writing.