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

Internationally famed street artist J.R. has created a global participatory art project that gives anyone a chance to make a statement, with their picture.  The INSIDE OUT project has traveled around the world and now to Fordham University.  On this week’s Fordham Conversations, Host Robin Shannon discusses the project with Fordham Professor Rosemary Wakeman, Associate Professor of Visual Art Mark Street and members of The Inside Out team.

Direct download: FC150516.mp3
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We are examining the issue of poverty through different vantage points. Host Robin Shannon sits down with Fordham Professor Sophie Mitra, an Associate Professor at Fordham University in the Economics Department. They discuess the relationship between disability and poverty. But first we take a look at youth and homelessness. Some sixty thousand people are homeless in New York City-- the highest amount since the great depression. Experts say the shelter system is overburdened. Reporter Emrys Eller takes us along as he talks with young people who sleep in unusual places to avoid city shelters.

Direct download: FC150511.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:24pm EST

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