Following Hurricane Ida, we've gathered some resources—what to read, what classes to take next semester, and how to get involved—to help plan your education and engagement in the weeks and months ahead.
COURSES & RELEVANT MATERIALS
- SOCI 6014: The Sociology of Climate Change and Disasters, Professor Laura McKinney
- "Lesson 15: Climate Change" – part of 20 Lessons in Environmental Sociology
- ANTH 3435/6435: Disasters and Past Societies, Professor Chris Rodning
- "Resilience, Heterarchy, and the Native American Cultural Landscapes of the Yazoo Basin and the Mississippi River Delta," by Christopher B. Rodning and Jayur M. Mehta, in Historical Ecologies, Heterarchies and Transtemporal Landscapes, edited by R. Celeste Ray and Manuel Fernández-Götz, pp. 117–135. (Routledge, London, 2019).
- HISU 6911: Climate Crises, Professor Andy Horowitz
- Katrina: A History, 1915–2015 (Harvard University Press, 2020).
- "Opinion: Hurricane Ida Offers a Glimpse of the Dystopia That’s Coming for All of Us," The New York Times, by Andy Horowitz.
- SOCI 6112: Sociology of Food and Agriculture, Professor Amalia Leguizamón
- Seeds of Power: Environmental Injustice and Genetically Modified Soybeans in Argentina, by Amalia Leguizamón (Duke University Press, 2020).
- Tulane Center for Public Service (TCPS) has provided a list of ways to assist in Ida recovery, from volunteer opportunities to donations.
- TCPS is also hosting Faculty and Staff Service Days every Friday this Fall to assist organizations and individuals in recovery efforts.
- Tulane has a Digital Bulletin Board on ULoop to assist those in need of housing.