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John Cabot University Welcomes Moira Egan for a Poetry Reading

John Cabot University Welcomes Moira Egan for a Poetry Reading

The John Cabot University Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation hosted the fourth event of its Summer Session Reading Series, a poetry reading of Amore e Morte (Tlon, 2022) by American poet Moira Egan. Egan is currently teaching a creative writing workshop on poetry at JCU.

The Incontinent of Royy: A Reading by Professor Daniel Roy Connelly

The Incontinent of Royy: A Reading by Professor Daniel Roy Connelly

The JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation organized the third event of its Summer Session Reading Series, called “Daniel Roy Connelly: A Reading from His Novel The Incontinent of Royy” on June 8, 2022.

Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Welcomes Poet James Arthur

Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation Welcomes Poet James Arthur

On May 24, the JCU Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation welcomed renowned poet and Summer 2022 Writer in Residence, James Arthur, for a reading of his poetry.

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly to Direct and Perform in NSFW

Professor Daniel Roy Connelly to Direct and Perform in NSFW

JCU Professor Daniel Roy Connelly will be directing and performing in NSFW, a play by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood.

JCU Hosts International Symposium on Professor Sorgner’s Latest Book

JCU Hosts International Symposium on Professor Sorgner’s Latest Book

On March 31, JCU’s Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted an international symposium on Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner’s new book We Have Always Been Cyborgs (Bristol University Press, 2022).

Professor Rosa Filardi Participates in National DanceMovement Therapy Conference

Professor Rosa Filardi Participates in National DanceMovement Therapy Conference

Professor Rosa Filardi participated in the conference Convegno Nazionale APID® 2022  "Un altro Mondo è necessario. La DanzaMovimentoTerapia e le sfide del futuro” (National APID Conference “Another World is Necessary. DanceMovement Therapy and Challenges for the Future) in Modena, Italy in March 26-27, 2022.

Professor Isabella Clough Marinaro Publishes Book on Rule Bending in Rome

Professor Isabella Clough Marinaro Publishes Book on Rule Bending in Rome

Professor Isabella Clough Marinaro recently published the book "Inhabiting Liminal Spaces: Informalities in Governance, Housing, and Economic Activity in Contemporary Italy."

Discovering the World of Crowdfunding with Professor Jenn Lindsay

Discovering the World of Crowdfunding with Professor Jenn Lindsay

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Communications Professor Jenn Lindsay for a talk on crowdfunding in the film industry.

Dean Carlos Dews Participates in Carson McCullers Keynote Panel

Dean Carlos Dews Participates in Carson McCullers Keynote Panel

On March 1, JCU’s Dean of Academic Affairs Carlos Dews participated in the Carson McCullers Keynote Panel "Two Places – The Inside Room and the Outside Room.”

Radical Pedagogy in Art History and Practice: Professor Sarah Linford Receives Prestigious Grant

Radical Pedagogy in Art History and Practice: Professor Sarah Linford Receives Prestigious Grant

Professor Sarah Linford recently received a grant for her experimental educational and curatorial project L’invenzione della giovinezza (“The Invention of Youth”).

Transhumanism and Africa: JCU Hosts Online Symposium

Transhumanism and Africa: JCU Hosts Online Symposium

On February 26, John Cabot University’s Professor of Philosophy Stefan Lorenz Sorgner and Professor Leo Igwe of the University of Cape Town co-hosted an online symposium called “Transhumanism and Africa.”

Communications Professors Donatella Della Ratta and Peter Sarram Co-edit Book on Digital Cultures

Communications Professors Donatella Della Ratta and Peter Sarram Co-edit Book on Digital Cultures

Communications Professors Donatella Della Ratta and Peter Sarram, along with Geert Lovink , and Teresa Numerico , have recently edited an anthology called The Aesthetics and Politics of the Online Self: A Savage Journey into the Heart of Digital Cultures.

Professor Silvia Carnini Pulino Appointed Director of the FJG School of Business

Professor Silvia Carnini Pulino Appointed Director of the FJG School of Business

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello recently announced the appointment of Professor Silvia Pulino as Director of the Frank J. Guarini School of Business.

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Business

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Business

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi was invited to participate in the “Diversity Innovation Meeting” organized by ItaliaCamp for Poste Italiane on December 15, 2021.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Conference of “Universities Network for Children in Armed Conflicts”

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Conference of “Universities Network for Children in Armed Conflicts”

On November 22, 2021 JCU Associate Professor Silvia Scarpa presented a paper at the Opening Conference of the Second International Academic Week on Children in Armed Conflicts.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Contributes to Talitha Kum’s Call to Action

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Contributes to Talitha Kum’s Call to Action

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa and Sister Gabriella Bottani, International Coordinator of Talitha Kum, presented an international advocacy document called Call to Action, at a conference held in Rome on November 25, 2021.

Volo Verticale: a Collection of One-Act Plays by Professor Rosa Filardi

Volo Verticale: a Collection of One-Act Plays by Professor Rosa Filardi

John Cabot University Italian Language and Theater professor Rosa Filardi recently published Volo Verticale (Vertical Flight, Macabor publisher, 2021). The volume includes the monologue "Volo Verticale" and two one-act plays, "Scarti" (Waste) and "Alba Liquida" (Liquid Dawn). Some of her plays, co-authored with Monica Mioli, are collected in the [...]

Professor Fabrizio Conti Presents Paper at the “From Logos to Person” Conference

Professor Fabrizio Conti Presents Paper at the “From Logos to Person” Conference

Professor Fabrizio Conti presented a paper at the 5th Interdisciplinary Conference "From Logos to Person" held at the Polis Institute of Languages and Humanities in Jerusalem, Israel, on October 7, 2021.

Professor Michael Driessen Participates in G20 Interfaith Forum

Professor Michael Driessen Participates in G20 Interfaith Forum

Professor Michael Driessen participated in the G20 Interfaith Forum, a high-level meeting held in Bologna of religious leaders, policymakers, government ministers, and scholars as part of Italy’s 2021 rotating presidency of the G20.

JCU Contributes to Universities Network on Children in Armed Conflicts Autumn School

JCU Contributes to Universities Network on Children in Armed Conflicts Autumn School

John Cabot University is happy to announce that the Autumn School on “Building competencies and awareness on the international protection of girl children affected by armed conflict” will be delivered online from October 4 to 19, 2021.