History and Humanities News

JCU Speaker Series Presents “To What Strange Place” by Ian Nagoski

The 2012 Media and Communication Speaker Series welcomed Ian Nagoski, who talked about his most recent work, "To What Strange Place", depicting the music of the Ottoman-American diaspora in New York City in the 1910-20s.

Professor Lila Yawn to Give Talk at Columbia University

Professor Lila Yawn, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History at John Cabot University as well as arts and humanities advisor at the American Academy in Rome, has been invited by Columbia University to talk about her latest research.

“Make it New Versus Positivise the Remake” by Simon Reynolds

Influential music critic Simon Reynolds kicked off the JCU Media and Communication Speaker Series of talks for the 2011/2012 academic year.

New York Times Praises Professor Aaron Carpenè’s Conducting

New York Times Praises Professor Aaron Carpenè's Conducting of "Acis and Galatea" at Macao International Music Festival

JCU Press Publishes Latest Volume of InVerse: Italian Poets in Translation

JCU Press Publishes Latest Volume of "InVerse: Italian Poets in Translation"

JCU’s STAND Donates to Kenyan Teachers Scholarship Fund

JCU's STAND, a division of the Genocide Intervention Network, has donated $450 to the Strathmore University Scholarship fund in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Risorgimento and Italian Unification in Global Perspective

On September 23-24, John Cabot University hosted an international conference entitled "The Risorgimento and Italian Unification in Global Perspective.

Professor Eric De Sena to Visit Archaeological Site in Serbia

Professor De Sena to Visit Archaeological Site in Serbia

JCU to Host Distinguished Literary Theorist Terry Eagleton

John Cabot University to Host Distinguished Literary Theorist Terry Eagleton on October 24th

John Cabot University Students Go to Veneto

John Cabot University Students Go to Veneto!

JCU’s Italy Reads Goes to Scampia

JCU's Italy Reads Goes to Scampia

The Frohring Library Expands its Offerings

The Frohring Library Expands its Offerings!

JCU Welcomes Record Number of Students for Spring 2012

JCU Welcomes Record Number of Students for Spring 2012!

Call for Papers: Bridging the Gap

Call for Papers: BRIDGING THE GAP: Over an Old Pons Milvius Between a New Pontifex Maximus and an Eternal S.P.Q.R.

Daniele Fiorentino: The US and the Roman Republic of 1849

As part of the events celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification, the Guarini Institute invited prof. Daniele Fiorentino, a leading Italian scholar of US history, to share the results of his current research about the connections between the two countries in the period of the 1848-49 Roman Republic.