Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.
this week on the show, we say "nyet!" to conventinality, with a discussion of the occult in Russia...also, a look at the links between
russian alternative spiritual beliefs, and the space race, and a visit with a boy psychic right here in the northeast.
Direct download: focon082507.mp3
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With back-to-school preparations beginning in earnest and parents frantically buying extra-long sheets for their college students' dorm beds, we talk with Fordham Professor Leonard Cassuto about the state of the university today.
Direct download: focon081807.mp3
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In the last few years, the catholic church has received a fair amount of publicity for its conservative stances on issues like abortion, birth control, and gay marriage, leaving many progressive catholics feeling somewhat abandoned. But that wasn't always the case--remembering the heyday of liberation theology, this week on Fordham Conversations.
Direct download: focon081107.mp3
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If you remember the 1980's TV show "thirtysomething", chances are you either loved it or hated it. We talk with Fordham professor Al Auster about that show and why he says it's still fresh 20 years after the fact. He's one of the authors of an upcoming book about the series.
Direct download: focon080407.mp3
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