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

For Fordham Conversations Host Chris Williams it's all about food and how it’s more than just a source of energy. Fordham Professor Jonathon Appels talks about the lack of discourse around food culture, and his own experience with food. Also, Emma Boast (program director at the Museum of Food and Drink) talks about a project aimed at opening a museum dedicated to food in New York City.

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Growing up and attending high school is difficult enough without at the same time navigating one’s gender identity. A new study offers insight on the plight of transgender teens.       

Fordham Conversations Host Marina Kopf is joined by Fordham Professor Dr. Eric Chen and Fordham Graduate School of Education doctoral student Hannah Sugarman and they spearheaded a new study on Transgenders students, in hopes that their findings would help others

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Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon speaks with The Dean and CEO of Northwestern University in Qatar.  Dr. Everette Dennis discusses the new study “Media Use in the Middle East”.  It looks at The Arab Uprising’s impact on media habits in the Middle East.

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