Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.
We all joke about stalking people or having stalkers...but what,actually, is stalking? And how can we stop it or at least reduce the risk that it will escalate into violence? We speak with Fordham psychologist Barry Rosenfeld about his work with stalking offenders.
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The Grand Concourse at 100: We look at the Concourse as an inspiration for art, with the Bronx museum's Sergio Bessa; and we look back at the history of the street with author Constance Rosenblum.

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Comics: Good or Evil? We speak with comics author and editor Alisa Kwitney about Young Adult comics for girls; and with author David Hajdu about the comic book-related panics of the 1940s and ‘50s.
Direct download: focon091209.mp3
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To kids' consternation and many parents' relief, it's time again for school...this week, we look at schooling 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.
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This week on Fordham Conversations, we go on a bee hunt in New York City's largest park, with Fordham biologist and pollinator expert Kevin Matteson.
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