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JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

JCU Librarians and Faculty Attend AMICAL 2018

From May 4 to May 7, JCU reference librarians Livia Piotto, Eleonora Moccia, and Manlio Perugini attended the AMICAL 2018 conference hosted by the American University of Central Asia. They were joined by Professors Antonio Lopez and Shannon Russell.

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.

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore Publishes Book on Italian Work Culture

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore Publishes Book on Italian Work Culture

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore has recently published her new book on the work culture in Italy Stressati o sdraiati? Solo in cerca di lavoro (Stressed or Lazy? Just Looking for a Job) published by Franco Angeli.

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).

Second Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

Second Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism

John Cabot University and UNICRI are pleased to announce the second edition of the Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism.

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Professor Seth Jaffe Participates in Two Academic Events in Berlin

Seth N. Jaffe, Assistant Professor of Political Science at John Cabot University, recently participated in two academic events in Berlin.

Black Hole Hunting: Professor Andrea Marinucci

Black Hole Hunting: Professor Andrea Marinucci

John Cabot University Professor Andrea Marinucci gave the lecture “Black Hole Hunting: A journey through the discovery of these mysterious objects.”

JCU Alumnae and Professor Clough Marinaro Present at International Conference

JCU Alumnae and Professor Clough Marinaro Present at International Conference

In July, Professor Clough-Marinaro and JCU Alumnae Oriana Quaglietta and Maria Giuditta Borselli presented their research at an International Conference.

On Monstrous Mothers: Communications Student Sabrina Mancini

On Monstrous Mothers: Communications Student Sabrina Mancini

Sabrina Mancini (Class of 2018) is a senior from Rome. She studies Communications with a minor in Psychology.

Meet Professor Lila Yawn, Director of MA in Art History

Meet Professor Lila Yawn, Director of MA in Art History

Professor Lila Yawn teaches Art History at JCU and is Director of the MA in Art History. She specializes in the history of medieval art in Italy.

JCU Professor and Alumna Co-Author Article in Society and Economy

JCU Professor and Alumna Co-Author Article in Society and Economy

Former JCU Professor Pal Belenyesi and JCU alumna Zina Abuhaydar recently published an article in the journal Society and Economy.

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Essay on Filming in Syria

Professor Donatella Della Ratta Publishes Essay on Filming in Syria

Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published the article "The Unbearable Lightness of the Image: Unfinished Thoughts on Filming in Contemporary Syria" in the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication.

JCU Hosts 9th Beyond Humanism Conference

JCU Hosts 9th Beyond Humanism Conference

The Beyond Humanism Conference was organized by JCU Professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, Sangkyu Shin, Evi Sampanikou, Francesca Ferrando, and Jaime del Val.

Carson McCullers in the World: a Centenary Conference on the American Novelist

Carson McCullers in the World: a Centenary Conference on the American Novelist

Carson McCullers (1917-1967) is one of the great authors of American southern literature. The conference celebrated the hundredth anniversary of her birth.

Professor S. N. Jaffe on Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War

Professor S. N. Jaffe on Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War

Professor S.N. Jaffe recently published “The Risks and Rewards of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War” in the well-respected on-line policy journal War on the Rocks.