History and Humanities News

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.

Fashion Through History: A Lecture by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Fashion Through History: A Lecture by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed History Professor Fabrizio Conti to her marketing course to discuss ““Fashion” through History and a Humanistic Approach.”

Language is Key: Classics Professor Danica Pušić

Language is Key: Classics Professor Danica Pušić

Born and raised in Novi Sad, Serbia, Classics Professor Danica Pušić teaches Latin and Ancient Greek at JCU. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, and she is also the official translator and interpreter at the Rome Criminal Tribunal (Italian – Serbo-Croatian; Serbo-Croatian – Italian). 

Global Explorer Scholarship Recipients: Meet Student Stephanie Haigis

Global Explorer Scholarship Recipients: Meet Student Stephanie Haigis

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, to a German mother and an American father, Stephanie Haigis is a History major and one of the recipients of the Global Explorer Scholarship.

Ancient Modernity: Archaeology Professor Jens Koehler

Ancient Modernity: Archaeology Professor Jens Koehler

Originally from Bremen, Germany, Professor Jens Koehler holds a Ph.D. in Archaeology from the University of Munich. Since the early 1990s, he worked as senior researcher for the German Archaeological Institute in Rome. Professor Koehler has been teaching in JCU’s Art History Department since 2003.

Classics, the Best of its Kind: Professor Thomas Govero

Classics, the Best of its Kind: Professor Thomas Govero

Classics Professor Thomas Govero has taught at the high school and college level for over twenty years. He has taught classics at John Cabot University since 2003.

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Professor Sorgner to Participate in International Conferences on Transhumanism

Following the publication of his latest book "On Transhumanism" (Penn State University Press, 2020), JCU Philosophy Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner has been invited to several events and initiatives.

Department of History and Humanities Sponsors Two-Day Event on Roman Magic

Department of History and Humanities Sponsors Two-Day Event on Roman Magic

Professor Fabrizio Conti organized a two-day online event sponsored by the Department of History and Humanities called “Researching and Publishing Roman Magic: How an Academic Peer-Reviewed Volume Takes Shape,” held on March 13 and 20, 2021.

Student Demetrio Iannone Admitted to Ph.D. Program in History at CUNY

Student Demetrio Iannone Admitted to Ph.D. Program in History at CUNY

Demetrio Iannone is a double major in International Affairs and History. He was recently accepted to CUNY, The City University of New York, for a Ph.D. in History with a full scholarship plus stipend.

John Cabot University Announces 6th Posthuman Studies Workshop

John Cabot University Announces 6th Posthuman Studies Workshop

On the 70th anniversary of Transhumanism, John Cabot University is happy to announce the 6th JCU Posthuman Studies Workshop, which will be developed in two sections, held on March 6 and November 6, 2021.

The Question of Truth: JCU Hosts 5th Posthuman Studies Workshop 

The Question of Truth: JCU Hosts 5th Posthuman Studies Workshop 

John Cabot University’s History and Humanities Department hosted the 5th JCU Posthuman Studies Workshop, dedicated to the topic “Truth, Relativism and the Posthuman Paradigm Shift,” on Saturday November 28, 2020.

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Publishes New Book On Transhumanism

Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner Publishes New Book On Transhumanism

JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner published a new book titled On Transhumanism (Penn State University Press, 2020), intended both for students of posthumanist philosophy and for general audiences interested in learning about the transhumanist movement.

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Direct Summer School on Witchcraft at Central European University

Professor Fabrizio Conti to Direct Summer School on Witchcraft at Central European University

Professor Fabrizio Conti will direct a summer school on ‘Witchcraft Across Classical, Medieval, and Early-Modern Cultures in Europe,’ which will be held at the Central European University  in Budapest, Hungary, in July 2021.

Civilizations of the Supernatural: A New Book Edited by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Civilizations of the Supernatural: A New Book Edited by Professor Fabrizio Conti

Professor Fabrizio Conti has edited a book titled Civilizations of the Supernatural: Witchcraft, Ritual, and Religious Experience in Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance Traditions, published in November 2020 by Trivent Publishing, Budapest.

“In the Image of God:” Alumna Bianca Rondolino Presents Documentary at Torino Film Festival

“In the Image of God:” Alumna Bianca Rondolino Presents Documentary at Torino Film Festival

JCU alumna Bianca Rondolino presented her first film, “In the Image of God,” at the prestigious Torino Film Festival, which took place this year online from November 28-30.