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

On this week’s Fordham Conversations we hear how an artist and a blogger are bringing attention to the issue of gun violence in their own personal ways. 

 

Mexican Artist Pedro Reyes discusses his performance and community engagement art project “Palas por Pistolas: Shovels for Guns,” while Fordham University’s Dr. Jo Anna Isaak and Father Gregory Waldrop discuss bringing the project to New York City.  We also hear from NYU Professor Antonius Wiriadjaja, who has chronicled the experience of being the innocent victim of a drive-by shooting.

Direct download: FC031514.mp3
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American Catholic religious sisters have had a dramatic impact on the Catholic church. From building parochial schools to pioneering higher education for women, Catholic sisters have expanded their ministries since the Second Vatican Council’s called for renewal in the 1960s. Recently Fordham university hosted a panel discussion that examined how the sisters’ ministry has changed the face of the church and what they are called to do today. On this week's Fordham Conversations, we hear excerpts form "Call and Response": How American Catholic Sisters Shaped the Church Since Vatican 2.

Direct download: CallResponse.mp3
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Host and Fordham Alumni John Rogan recaps some of this week’s local elections. He then talks with Fordham University Political Science Professor Tom DeLuca about the national political scene in the wake of the Republicans taking control of the House of Representatives.

Direct download: focon11610.mp3
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