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Fordham Conversations

Fordham Conversations: Nat Horne

by Robin Shannon, Alen Kanlic
Nat Horne, an octogenarian who leaped into the Broadway dance scene.

Robin Shannon, WFUV News

On this week’s show we hear from Nat Horne, an original member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.  He shares his experiences growing up in the segregated south and his move to Broadway. As both a dancer and choreographer, Horne has a tremendous amount of respect in the industry. Today he opens up about not only his life on the stage, but also the events that lead him to get there. 

 

 

Music Heard On The Show

Fordham Conversations: The Future of Non-Profits and the Skills Needed to Run Them

by Robin Shannon, Alen Kanlic, Daniel Murphy
Francis Petit, Elaine Congress and Allan Luks

Ken Levinson

A discussions on “The Future of Non-Profits and the Skills Needed to Run Them” with two people involved in The Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders.  Elaine Congress is the Associate Dean for Continuing Education and Extramural Programs in the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service.  Allan Luks is the Director of the Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leadership. 

Fordham Conversations: Freaks, Monsters, and Disgust

by Chris Williams
Freak show

Ross, Flickr

 
This week on Fordham Conversations is about the monstrous, the grotesque, human oddities, and why we’re drawn to things that aren't the norm.
 
Adam Rinn grew up on Coney Island and now he teaches a sideshow class for people who want to learn to eat fire, walk on broken glass, or survive an electric shock.

Fordham Conversations: Combating Cyber Crime

by Chris Williams
Cybersecurity graphic

Free Press, Flickr

This week on Fordham Conversations we're talking about combating cyber crime. Fordham Professor of Computer and Information Science Frank Hsu talks about how cybersecurity works and how to combat cyber crime. We'll also hear from Richard Aborn, President of the Citizens Crime Commission of NYC about how cyber crime affects New Yorkers. 

 

Music heard on the show:

Pocket Calculator - Kraftwerk

Home Computer - Kraftwerk 

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