History and Humanities News

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Guest Lecture at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Professor Fabrizio Conti Gives Guest Lecture at University of Rome “La Sapienza”

History and Humanities Professor Fabrizio Conti was invited to give a lecture to the international students of the Master’s in Fashion Through History at La Sapienza University in Rome on November, 22, 2018. The lecture, entitled “Clothing and Social Meaning: the Monk, the Knight, and the Witch,” was organized by the Department of History, Cultures and Religions.

Global Course Connections Student Conference at JCU

Global Course Connections Student Conference at JCU

Students from Prof. Fabrizio Conti's course HS 235 The Birth of Medieval Europe and from Prof. Matthew Schoene’s course SOC 340 European Integration taught at Albion College, Michigan, met at John Cabot University for a Global Course Connection student conference on November 20, 2018. Students presented and discussed the topics they had been working on remotely in pairs throughout Fall 2018. The conference was sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities.

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.

Alaska Native Student Lisa Lynch Leads Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration at JCU

Alaska Native Student Lisa Lynch Leads Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration at JCU

JCU Degree Seeking student Lisa Lynch describes her life as an Alaska Native with a thorough presentation on what her life is like back home.

The Populist Cry of Pain: a Talk by Professor John McCormick

The Populist Cry of Pain: a Talk by Professor John McCormick

John Cabot University welcomed John McCormick, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, as a guest speaker in the JCU Rome Political Theory Colloquium. The talk, Democracy, Plutocracy, and the Populist Cry of Pain, was co-sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities, and the Department of Political Science and International Affairs.

Prof. Fabrizio Conti Gives a Lecture at the Canadian University in Dubai

Prof. Fabrizio Conti Gives a Lecture at the Canadian University in Dubai

Prof. Fabrizio Conti, a lecturer of History in the Department of History and Humanities, was invited to the Canadian University in Dubai (UAE) to give a lecture on "The ideas of Rome from the Classical times to the Renaissance" on 12th of June.

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Professor Vanda Wilcox's research interests focus on the military, cultural and social history of the First World War in Italy, as well as the memory and commemoration of the two World Wars. She teaches courses in European and Italian history in the nineteenth and twentieth century as well as on the World Wars, the history of imperialism, memory and popular culture, and modern sports history.

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

“Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran:” JCU Welcomes Prof. Michael Axworthy

John Cabot University welcomed Michael George Andrew Axworthy for the Presidential Lecture “Reflections on the Revolution of 1979 in Iran and Why History Matters" on June 14th.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Edits Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Edits Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies

Together with Prof. Maria Sinaci, JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner just edited the essay collection Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies: From Educating the Young to Engineering Posthumans.

Professor Fabrizio Conti Lectures on Witchcraft at Bard College Berlin

Professor Fabrizio Conti Lectures on Witchcraft at Bard College Berlin

Dr. Fabrizio Conti, a lecturer in History at John Cabot University, was invited to give a seminar on "The Classical Greek and Latin Roots of Beliefs in Witchcraft: A Multidisciplinary Liberal Arts Topic" at Bard College Berlin on May 8, 2018.

Meet JCU’s Summer 2018 Visiting Professors

Meet JCU’s Summer 2018 Visiting Professors

Meet the distinguished visiting professors who will be teaching during the two Summer 2018 summer sessions.

Professor Sorgner Judges at the Austrian Governmental Award Patent 2018

Professor Sorgner Judges at the Austrian Governmental Award Patent 2018

JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to be a jury member by the Austrian patent agency to vote for the most innovative inventions of 2018.

Professor Vanda Wilcox Edits Italy in the Era of the Great War

Professor Vanda Wilcox Edits Italy in the Era of the Great War

Professor Vanda Wilcox has published a new edited collection of 18 essays entitled "Italy in the Era of the Great War" (Brill, 2018).

Professor Robert Louden Discusses Kant’s Views on Love, Sex, and Marriage

Professor Robert Louden Discusses Kant’s Views on Love, Sex, and Marriage

The Department of History and Humanities welcomed Professor Robert Louden from the University of Southern Maine on Tuesday, March 13th. Professor Louden is an expert on Immanuel Kant’s ethics and was invited to discuss the philosopher’s views on love, sex, and marriage.

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Lecture at Sewanee University

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Lecture at Sewanee University

Dr. Fabrizio Conti, Lecturer in History at JCU, has been invited to Sewanee the University of the South (TN) to give a lecture and present at the annual medieval conference on April 12-13.