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May 20, 2015
On Saturday evening, May 16, St. John’s University history professors Konrad Tuchscherer and Philip Misevich took center stage at the New York African Film Festival to answer audience questions from a packed house after the screening of the documentary film, Ghosts of Amistad.
May 19, 2015
At first blush, it read like a case straight out of Agatha Christie’s imagination. A group-owned 13th century painting of “Madonna and Child” stolen from a Geneva bank vault vanishes without a trace. After it turns up at a Sotheby's auction, adjunct professor Leila A. Amineddoleh goes to work, helping her clients regain their ownership rights in the painting.