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VIDEO: A Walking Tour of NYC's Lower East Side

Contact: Jake Braithwaite

On Oct. 8, History Professor Daniel Soyer gave a walking tour of New York City's Lower East Side to a group of Fordham alumni, highlighting the area's rich immigrant past and its changing demographics. He is the author, with Annie Polland, of The Emerging Metropolis: New York Jews in the Age of Immigration, 1840-1920 (NYU Press, 2012).

Read more about Professor Soyer here.

Read more about the Office of Alumni Relations' next faculty tour, with theology Professor George Demacopoulos at the Metropolitan Museum, here.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College, University of London, in the United Kingdom.

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