History and Humanities News

JCU Community Mourns Passing of Beloved Trustee Marie L. Garibaldi

JCU Community Mourns Passing of Beloved Trustee Marie L. Garibaldi

“Marie was a lady of exquisite intelligence, kindness and compassion. She loved John Cabot University, and her support was an inspiration for all of us. She will be missed by all those who knew her,” said President Pavoncello.

Welcome to the Spring 2016 Semester at John Cabot University!

Welcome to the Spring 2016 Semester at John Cabot University!

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome our new and returning degree-Welcome to Spring 2016 at JCUseeking and study abroad students to campus this spring.

Italian Daily Corriere della Sera Publishes Article by Prof. Argentieri

Italian Daily Corriere della Sera Publishes Article by Prof. Argentieri

Director of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, Prof. Argentieri teaches courses on international security and comparative politics of Europe, Latin America and developing countries.

John Cabot University Students Participate in International Essay Conference in Utrecht

John Cabot University Students Participate in International Essay Conference in Utrecht

On November 27 and 28, John Cabot University students Giuseppe Spatafora and Elizabeth Truffa took part in the first edition of the International Undergraduate Essay Conference, organized by University College Utrecht, in the Netherlands.

Professor Argentieri Presents at the 2015 Annual Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Convention

Professor Argentieri Presents at the 2015 Annual Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Convention

On Friday, November 20th, Professor Federigo Argentieri presented his paper "Putin in the West - Kremlin Propaganda as Echoed in EU Countries" at the 2015 Annual Convention for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies in Philadelphia.

International Relations Society Continues Discussion of European Refugee Crisis

International Relations Society Continues Discussion of European Refugee Crisis

The International Relations Society hosted a panel discussion on 'The Refugee Crisis: Perspectives from Eastern Europe".

JCU Interfaith Initiative and U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Present Panel Discussion: “Nostra Aetate 50 Years On”

JCU Interfaith Initiative and U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Present Panel Discussion: “Nostra Aetate 50 Years On”

The expert panel discussed the continued importance of interreligious engagement in combating intolerance.

Guarini Institute Welcomes Dr. James A. Kushlan for Discussion of Environmental Protection in the United States

Guarini Institute Welcomes Dr. James A. Kushlan for Discussion of Environmental Protection in the United States

Dr. Kushlan, a longtime friend and generous benefactor of John Cabot University, is an expert in environmental conservation.

Prof. Lila Yawn Publishes Article on Methods of Medieval Scribes

Prof. Lila Yawn Publishes Article on Methods of Medieval Scribes

Lila Yawn specializes in the history of medieval art in Italy and in perceptions of the Middle Ages today.

JCU Welcomes New Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics Dr. Stefan Sorgner

JCU Welcomes New Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics Dr. Stefan Sorgner

Professor Sorgner is one of the world’s leading post- and transhumanist philosophers, and is joining John Cabot’s faculty after teaching at a number of universities across Germany and Austria.

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development funds have been supported by a generous donation from the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation and have been awarded to professors for research and professional projects during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Professor Peter Flaccus Holds Solo Art Exhibition in Capri

Professor Peter Flaccus Holds Solo Art Exhibition in Capri

The project, entitled "Ritorno a Capri" is sponsored by the Intragallery of Naples, and the U.S Consulate.

JCU Participates in Student-Faculty Research Program at Library of Congress

JCU Participates in Student-Faculty Research Program at Library of Congress

Four students joined Prof. Vanda Wilcox and Reference Librarian Livia Piotto for a research trip as part of a project entitled "Italian-Americans and the First World War: Experience, Identity and Representation".

Welcome to Fall 2015 at John Cabot University!

Welcome to Fall 2015 at John Cabot University!

The John Cabot University community is pleased to welcome our new and returning degree-seeking and study abroad students to campus this Fall.

Prof. Argentieri Publishes Comment in “Corriere della Sera” on Life and Work of Major US Scholar

Prof. Argentieri Publishes Comment in “Corriere della Sera” on Life and Work of Major US Scholar

Prof. Argentieri was requested by Italy's main daily newspaper "Corriere della Sera" to contribute an assessment of the life and work of Robert Conquest, a major Anglo-American scholar of Soviet and Communist history, who passed away on August 3 in Palo Alto (CA) at age 98.