Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.
We hear a lot about Afghanistan, but how much do we really know about
it? We speak with Matthew McGarry--he's the Country Representative for
Catholic Relief Services in Afghanistan--about the challenges facing
the country and relief workers, and what life's like for average
Direct download: focon042509.mp3
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A look at education in some less-explored corners of America--at immigrants and education with Fordham sociologist Emily Rosenbaum, and at Teach for America in one of the nation's toughest schools, with author Donna Foote.
Direct download: focon041809.mp3
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With its plastic grass, egg-carrying bunnies, and profound religious meaning, Easter is a strange mix of the ancient and the modern. We’ll look at the ancient roots of some of our modern traditions with author Thomas Cahill. We’ll also look at one very modern Jewish tradition—Passover Coke.
Direct download: focon041109.mp3
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Planning on spending Saturday watching movies in the dark, eating bon bons and feeling tragic? This is just the show to start your day--we talk unrequited love, melodrama, campiness and Morrisey with author Daniel Contreras. He's the author of "What Have You Done To My Heart?: Unrequited Love and Gay Latino Culture."

Direct download: focon_040409.mp3
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