Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.

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Twi is one of the most widely spoken languages in the West African nation of Ghana.  Beginning this summer Fordham will be the only University in New York City to teach it.  On WFUV’s Fordham Conversations we learn about the Twi language and Ghana’s cultural influence from Professor Mark Naison, who Chairs Fordham’s department of African and African-American studies and Kojo Ampah, Founder of The African Cultural Exchange student group at Fordham.  You can hear Fordham Conversations every Saturday at 7am on 90.7 WFUV-FM and WFUV.org.

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On WFUV's Fordham Conversations we hear from Dr. Kevin Cahill, Director of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham University. Dr. Cahill recently moderated an expert panel discussion on the Haiti Earthquake crisis and humanitarian action.  Listen to Fordham Conversations Saturday mornings at 7am on 90.7 WFUV-FM

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The Heart Show

Heart attacks leave a mental mark -- but how to treat victims, if they refuse to step foot on a psychiatry ward?  Psychologist Rachel Annunziato found a way.  Then, a look at heart trauma in the Charles Dickens classic, Great Expectations with English professor Kathleen Urda. 

 

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