Faculty 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.

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.

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.

Visual Economies in the Networked Era: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

Visual Economies in the Networked Era: Professor Donatella Della Ratta

John Cabot University’s Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta was invited to present her talk Right, Click, Remove at The Centre on Social Movement Studies (Cosmos) in Florence.

Studying Humanity Through Time: History Professor Fabrizio Conti

Studying Humanity Through Time: History Professor Fabrizio Conti

History Professor Fabrizio Conti studied at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and earned his Ph.D. in History and Medieval Studies from the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. He currently teaches The Birth of Medieval Europe, Historical and Philosophical Aspects of the Italian Renaissance, and The Popes of Rome at JCU.

Feasting on Words: English Professor Alex Gregor

Feasting on Words: English Professor Alex Gregor

Professor Alex Gregor was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He teaches in the Department of English Language and Literature at John Cabot University and is one of the founding editors of OOMPH! Press, an international literary press publishing contemporary poetry and short prose in translation. A writer and editor, he recently published the poetry collection The Pollen Path (Radioactive Cloud, 2019).

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Contributes to Publication on Contemporary European History

Prof. Federigo Argentieri Contributes to Publication on Contemporary European History

Professor Federigo Argentieri contributed to 'Calendario civile europeo,' a new publication by Donzelli Editore co-authored by 40 scholars.

Can Robots Feel Pain? JCU Hosts Post-Human Studies Workshop

Can Robots Feel Pain? JCU Hosts Post-Human Studies Workshop

History and Humanities Department Professors Brunella Antomarini and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, along with Professor Francesco Lapenta, Director of the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies organized a day-long discussion called AI: III Post-Human Studies Workshop at John Cabot University on September 21, 2019.

Eightball: Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan Presents Her Latest Book

Eightball: Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan Presents Her Latest Book

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed Professor Elizabeth Geoghegan, who presented her latest book, Eightball.

The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: A Talk by Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi

The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: A Talk by Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi

John Cabot University's Department of Political Science and International Affairs invited Professor Ibrahim Al-Marashi to give a talk called "The Syrian Civil War at Year Eight: Examining The Relationship Between Syria, Spain, and Italy in a Mediterranean Conflict" on June 26, 2019.

Professor Rosa Filardi Curates “Inclusiva:” a Festival Dedicated to Social Inclusivity

Professor Rosa Filardi Curates “Inclusiva:” a Festival Dedicated to Social Inclusivity

“Inclusiva" (Inclusive) is a three-day festival dedicated to the concept of inclusivity and breaking down the psychological, cultural, and geographical barriers that divide human beings. JCU professor Rosa Filardi, lecturer in Italian and Theatre and certified Dance Movement Therapist, is one of the curators along with Leonardo Gervasi and Michela Pasquali.

Italy Writes 2019 Celebrates Winners of Creative Writing Contest

Italy Writes 2019 Celebrates Winners of Creative Writing Contest

On  June 4, JCU’s Italy Writes program announced the winners of this year's creative writing competition for high school students whose primary language of instruction is not English. 

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.”