Out of the Ashes – Pompeii & Katrina

My colleague Susann Lusnia’s course on Pompeii has made the Tulane news.

Pompeii. Herculaneum. New Orleans. Natural disasters that destroy part or all of a city are nothing new, says classical studies assistant professor Susann Lusnia. The spring course she teaches at Tulane about Pompeii, before and after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, has allowed students to discuss parallels between New Orleans, Pompeii and Herculaneum, a second city devastated by the eruption.

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