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Saving Venice

Holly Hurlburt, Ph.D. traces the ecological ups (seawater) and downs (the city) of Venice, and considers the possible salvation of this magical place.

Published onJan 15, 2022
Saving Venice
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In this podcast, Holly Hurlburt, Ph.D. traces the ecological ups (seawater) and downs (the city) of Venice, and considers the possible salvation of this magical place.

Holly Hurlburt holds a Ph.D. in European history from Syracuse University. She is the author of two books on women, gender, politics and the state in late medieval/early modern Venice and the Mediterranean. She has received grants and fellowships from the American Historical Association; The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation; Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies; The Renaissance Society of America and the Newberry Library. Her work focuses on notions of exile in the wider Mediterranean. She is assistant dean and executive director of academic enrichment programming in University College at NC State.

Saving Venice (Holly S. Hurlburt)

This podcast was originally produced for an audience of entering first-year and transfer students at NC State University as a part of an interdisciplinary experience.

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SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

  1. MOSE SYSTEM: The mobile barriers for the protection of Venice from high tides. Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport. MOSE Venezia.

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