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Fordham Conversations host Emmanuel Berbari talks with Philosophy professor John Davenport about President Biden’s first 100 days, address to a joint session of Congress, the ongoing voting rights battle and how proposed DC statehood can shake
The cornonavirus pandemic has changed the way Amercians approach work, interact with family and how students learn. Now there's a plan to have the school year extend throughout the summer. Fordham Conversations host Robin Shannon talking with
Fordham Conversations host Robin Shannon talks with Dr. Joy Dangora Erickson. They discuss the importance of talking about race, racism and racial tolerance with children. Then WFUV reporter Rebecca Gutierrez discusses her new podcast She Was,
Fordham Conversation continues last week's discussion on faith among Black Americans and the dynamics of the Black church. Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture hosted a webinar that featured a discussion with Pew Researchers abou
Fordham Conversations is focusing on faith among Black Americans and the dynamics of the Black church. Fordham Conversations guest host David Gibson is the director of Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture. The CRC held a webinar
There's an ongoing wave of anti-Asian violence and harassment spreading across the U.S. There have been incidents where Asians in America, especially women and the elderly, are being spat on, knocked down, robbed, slashed across the face and wo
Coming off a bitterly divided impeachment process and acquittal of former President Trump, Fordham Philosophy Professor John Davenport rejoins Fordham Conversations host Emmanuel Berbari to react to the historic trial and discuss potential refo
Coming off a bitterly divided impeachment process and acquittal of former President Trump, Fordham Philosophy Professor John Davenport rejoins Fordham Conversations host Emmanuel Berbari to react to the historic trial and discuss potential refo
In fiercely turbulent political times, the term "bipartisanship" has been floated around rather often — despite few lawmakers, if any, truly looking to achieve it. Fordham Philosophy Professor John Davenport rejoins Fordham Conversations host E
Fordham Conversation host Robin Shannon talks diversity with Rafael Zapata. He is Chief Diversity Officer, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity, and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. They discuss Fordham University's pl
After a turbulent several months, the Constitution reaffirmed the initial outcome of the general election, certifying President Joe Biden's victory. However, that did come without President Trump's claims of fraud, massive distrust from Republi
Fordham Press has been publishing boundary-breaking books for over a century . On this week's episode of Fordham Conversations, host Robin Shannon talks with two members of the oldest Catholic university press in the United States, Director Fre
Member of The Life Jacket Theatre Company have launched an outreach initiative that combines art and activism. "The Storytelling Project" is helping young people in underserved communities tell their personal stories. Travis Russ is an Associat
Fans and the Fordham University Community are mourning the loss of Alex Trebek, who died of pancreatic cancer on Nov 8. The beloved host of the game show Jeopardy had special ties to the University. On this week's Fordham Conversations, we hear
Potential record-setting voter turnout and an overwhelming volume of mail-in ballots could turn Election Night into Election Week or Election Month. Fordham Political Science Professor Monika McDermott is back on Fordham Conversations with host
A group of New Jersey police officers are asking students to send in videos telling them what they really think about cops in their community and offering pairs of new shoes as a reward. Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon talks with Serge
Faith Farms and Climate is a project that brings farmers together in church halls and basements to talk about how their faith calls them to climate action and how they need to lead on developing both smart public policy and the market forces to
College athletes will face multiple challenges whenever their seasons restart. Faced with a pandemic, coupled with a long layoff in competition and cold and flu season. Fordham Conversations host Emmanuel Berbari welcomes Fordham Head Team Phys
Fordham Conversations Host John Rogan is joined by John D. Feerick, the Norris Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law and dean emeritus to discuss Constitution Day, which is September 17--the date in 1787 when the delegates to th
Musical artists Dayne Carter's song "What Do You See?” spotlights his personal experience as a Black man in America. The hip hop tune examines how he is coping with the aftermath of protests following the killings of George Floyd and Brionna Ta
 a groundbreaking day in the sports world. After Jacob Blake was shot seven times by police, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bucks made a decisive call: they boycotted their playoff game against Orlando. Soon after, the rest of the league
A month ago, the Patriot League announced the suspension of all Fall sports. Several major collegiate conferences have followed suit. The highly debatable question of risk versus reward continues to drive the conversation. Only six conferences
There's growing concern about the disproportionate impact of coronavirus on Black and Brown people, immigrants, and others who make up the majority of Bronx residents. That’s one of the many reasons The Bronx Covid-19 Oral History Project exist
Over the last several months, Fordham Conversations has stayed strong during the COVID-19 pandemic. Every week, we catch up with guests remotely and shed light on the Fordham Community. We uncover on the ongoing efforts on campus to grapple wit
Fordham Conversations guest host David Gibson, director of the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University, talks with author Jack Jenkins. His new book, "American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing F
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