Ari Kelman
Ari Kelman

Ari Kelman teaches history at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of A River and Its City: The Nature of Landscape in New Orleans.

History Lesson
Sept. 23 2005 12:06 PMFrom Cotton Port to Beach TownThe lesson of Galveston's 1900 hurricane.
History Lesson
Aug. 31 2005 6:59 PMCity of NatureNew Orleans' blessing; New Orleans' curse.
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Feb. 26 2015 11:56 AM Why It’s Slatesters, not Slate-sters Overheard on email: Slate’s copy desk rounds up its February style and grammar rulings.