Fordham Conversations
Tapping into the Fordham University community to discuss and uncover issues that impact our world locally and beyond.
Queens often gets all the credit for being the most diverse borough, but almost as diverse is WFUV's home borough of the Bronx. We talk to the Bronx African American History Project's Natasha Lightfoot about one community in the borough--West Indians.
Direct download: focon052607.mp3
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In the first of two shows about life in the Bronx...with housing prices on a continual upward crawl in New York, we look at efforts to keep housing in one area of the city--the North West Bronx--decent, and affordable, for New Yorkers. My guest is Gregory Lobo Jost, of the University Neighborhood Housing Program.
Direct download: focon051907.mp3
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On this mother's day Fordham Conversations, we look at the "mommy wars", and how--and why--we look at working mothers the way we do today.
Direct download: focon051207.mp3
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Sure, their show’s been running longer than any TV sitcom ever has…but that’s not the only reason the Simpsons might be the most successful family ever to wrap things up in 23 minutes or less. We talk to Fordham communication and media studies professor Jonathan Gray about the Simpsons and how they’ve managed to change the way that people all over the world look at TV, and America.
Direct download: focon050507.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:30am EDT