History and Humanities News

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

John Cabot University held its annual student award ceremony on April 12th, on Guarini Campus's beautiful Secchia Terrace. President Franco Pavoncello and Dean Mary Merva praised this year's group of winners, not just for their impressive academic achievements, but also for the many ways in which they have contributed to the growth of John Cabot University.

Book Giornalisti di Regime Praised by Il Corriere della Sera

Book Giornalisti di Regime Praised by Il Corriere della Sera

Pierluigi Allotti, who teaches communications at JCU, recently published Giornalisti di regime. La stampa italiana tra fascismo e antifascismo (Journalists of the Regime. The Italian Press Between Fascism and Antifascism) 1922-1948, Carocci, Rome.

Proceedings of JCU Conference on Antipope Clement III Now Online

Proceedings of JCU Conference on Antipope Clement III Now Online

The proceedings of the Conference: Framing Clement III, (Anti)Pope, 1080-1100, held at John Cabot University in April, 2011, are now on line in the e-journal Reti medievali rivista.

Author Elizabeth Bettina Reveals Untold Stories of the Italian Holocaust

Author Elizabeth Bettina Reveals Untold Stories of the Italian Holocaust

On Tuesday, March 27th, author Elizabeth Bettina captured the attention of the John Cabot University community with her presentation, "It Happened in Italy", based on the experiences of Italian Jews during World War II.

JCU Students Explore Roman Traces of Eastern Christianity

JCU Students Explore Roman Traces of Eastern Christianity

On Saturday, March 31st, Professor Federigo Argentieri's PL 355 - East European Politics class, along with other students, went on exploring the main institutions and relics of Eastern Christianity in Rome.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes RE/MAX Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes RE/MAX Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia

In a packed Aula Magna Regina, John Cabot University welcomed RE/MAX Italia Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia for a lecture sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Institute and titled "RE/MAX: A Successful Business Model."

Andy Steves’s Account of his Semester at John Cabot University

Andy Steves’s Account of his Semester at John Cabot University

Find out about Andy Steves's experience studying abroad at JCU!

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

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 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

“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.

The Risorgimento and Italian Unification in Global Perspective

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 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

JCU to Host Distinguished Literary Theorist Terry Eagleton

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

New York Times Praises Professor Aaron Carpenè’s Conducting

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