Faculty News

Brexit and the Irish Border: Professor Tara Keenan

Brexit and the Irish Border: Professor Tara Keenan

English Professor Tara Keenan held a lecture at John Cabot University on April 9 to discuss the social and economic implications of Brexit and the possible creation of a hard border in Ireland.

Commemoration on 25th Anniversary of Genocide Against Rwanda’s Tutsis

Commemoration on 25th Anniversary of Genocide Against Rwanda’s Tutsis

On the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs in collaboration with Ibuka Italia hosted an event on April 7 at John Cabot University to commemorate the tragedy under the slogan, “Remember, Unite and Renew.”

The Business Behind Star Wars: A “Prof Talk” by Riccardo Maiolini

The Business Behind Star Wars: A “Prof Talk” by Riccardo Maiolini

JCU Management professor Riccardo Maiolini gave a lecture on the Business of Star Wars on March 19 as part of the “Prof Talks series.”

The Business Behind Addictions: a Talk by Professor Alessandro Signorini

The Business Behind Addictions: a Talk by Professor Alessandro Signorini

Marketing professor Alessandro Signorini gave a presentation on the hidden marketing strategies of the tobacco and alcohol industries on February 19 as part of the “Prof Talks series.

The Sour Fruit – Lord Byron, Love and Sex: A New Publication by JCU Press

The Sour Fruit – Lord Byron, Love and Sex: A New Publication by JCU Press

John Cabot University Press and Rowman & Littlefield are pleased to announce the publication of The Sour Fruit. Lord Byron, Love and Sex by Byron specialist Vincenzo Patanè and edited by John Cabot University professor James R. Schwarten.

Youth and Sustainable Development: JCU Welcomes AIESEC

Youth and Sustainable Development: JCU Welcomes AIESEC

What is the role of youth in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? In order to answer this question, the JCU Service Learning Team welcomed two representatives of AIESEC, the world’s largest youth-run organization, on November 15, 2018.

Professor Argentieri Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Italy’s 2019 Budget

Professor Argentieri Interviewed by Al Jazeera on Italy’s 2019 Budget

Prof. Argentieri, director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, was interviewed by Al Jazeera on the Europe Union's rejection of Italy's budget law for 2019. 

ARPPJTETTO Onlus: The Challenges of Running an NGO in the Italian Context

ARPPJTETTO Onlus: The Challenges of Running an NGO in the Italian Context

The JCU Service Learning team welcomed guest speaker Ulderico Daniele, President of a Roman organization called ARPJTETTO Onlus. Founded in 1953, ARPPJTETTO mainly works with women, children and young people in disadvantaged conditions.

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

John Cabot University hosted FAO food scientist Dr. Bin Liu for a lecture on domestic and international food waste and loss management. The event was sponsored by the Universities Fighting World Hunger Club with the help of Professor Margaret Kneller.

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

Organized Crime and Life: JCU Welcomes Photographer Giovanni Izzo

John Cabot University welcomed photographer Giovanni Izzo, who screened his project The Domitiana: everyday organized crime and life on November 6, 2018.

Professor Stefan Sorgner Joins Judge Panel at Austrian Patent Ceremony

Professor Stefan Sorgner Joins Judge Panel at Austrian Patent Ceremony

Professor Stefan Sorgner attends Austrian Patent Ceremony as a judge, and discusses Metahumanities in Seoul-based conference.

Beating Educational Odds in India: Tulika Verma Skypes with JCU Entrepreneurship Class

Beating Educational Odds in India: Tulika Verma Skypes with JCU Entrepreneurship Class

JCU BUS 305 Introduction to Entrepreneurship class skypes with city director for Hyderabad at Teach for India,Tulika Verma.

Ritratto di signora in viaggio by Gottardo Pallastrelli Presented at JCU

Ritratto di signora in viaggio by Gottardo Pallastrelli Presented at JCU

The Center for Continuing and Professional Education, in collaboration with the Departments of English Language and Literature and Modern Languages and Literature, hosted Gottardo Pallastrelli, author of the book Ritratto di Signora in Viaggio – Un’americana cosmopolita nel mondo di Henry James ("Portrait of a Traveling Lady - A cosmopolitan American in the world of Henry James").

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

On October 18, 2018, the John Cabot University community listened to the stories of Sree Sreenivasan, the man who has been called “America’s Tech Guru.” A leading authority on social media, Sreenivasan is former Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York.

InVerse 2018 Brings Italian Poetry in Translation to JCU

InVerse 2018 Brings Italian Poetry in Translation to JCU

Poetry is alive and well at John Cabot University, as attested by InVerse – Italian Poets in Translation, which took place on the evening of October 17, 2018.