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June 24, 2014 • Volume 36, No. 14M


A Postwar Lens:
Cinema Popolare, Now Playing in the Academy
When one thinks of Italian cinema studied at universities, neo-realist films like The Bicycle Thief and directors like Antonioni and Visconti come to mind.
MAnd yet entire genres—like Giallo horror and spaghetti westerns—also developed in Italy and inspired a degree of cult box-office success.
MNow action and gore are getting their due from Jacqueline Reich, Ph.D., professor of communication and media studies—who also took up her post as department chair last fall.

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Fordham-Sponsored Conference Addresses
Campus Sexual Misconduct Policies

Can a text message be a form of consent for sex? What is the ideal seating arrangement for a hearing into whether one student sexually assaulted another? Should colleges offer students guidelines on how to limit their drink intake so as not to become incapacitated?
MThese were among the myriad issues discussed in a seminar on sexual misconduct at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus on June 3.

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Jubilee Enjoys Another Record Turnout
Gabriel Vitalone, FCRH ’44, fought in Germany under General George Patton with a rosary in one hand and a rifle in the other. He said that when the war was over, only the cross and three beads were left.
MVitalone was singled out by Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham, as he welcomed alumni and friends back to Fordham’s Rose Hill campus for this year’s Jubilee weekend.

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Texting: Do Fewer Words Equal Less Literacy?

Community Service Hours at Fordham Soar

Fordham Student Sings for a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

Fordham Earns a Dozen Fulbrights

PHOTO ESSAY: Walking the Way of St. James

Tony-Winning Director Named
New Denzel Washington Chair

FORDHAM @ WORK: Rafael Rivera

Rapaccioli Appointed Interim Dean of
Graduate School of Business

Upcoming At Fordham: Smart Girls | Cultural Justice

Fordham, as Seen From the Archives

Fordham’s Largest Grant Awarded to Humanities
Breaks $4 Million

A Recipe for Trans-Cultural Quality Control

Tapping New Technology and Microloan Data,
Economist’s Work Aids Developing Countries

Inside Fordham Staff and Submission Deadlines


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