Richard Campanella http://wwno.org en Richard Campanella Cityscapes: A New Orleans Childhood At Monkey Hill http://wwno.org/post/richard-campanella-cityscapes-new-orleans-childhood-monkey-hill <p>Local geographer Richard Campanella&nbsp;has spent the last 20 years studying the city's topography and says that, unlike other cities, New Orleans' highest and lowest points are man-made creations.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:38:43 +0000 Eve Troeh 64483 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Richard Campanella And Blake Bailey http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-richard-campanella-and-blake-bailey <p><span style="font-size: 14pt;">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Richard Campanella, author of <a href="https://www.octaviabooks.com/aff/WWNO/book/v/9780807155059" target="_blank"><i>Bourbon Street: A History</i></a>, <span>a</span></span><span style="font-size: 14pt;">nd memoirist Blake Bailey, author of <a href="https://www.octaviabooks.com/aff/WWNO/book/v/9780393239577" target="_blank"><i>The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait</i></a>,<span> both of whom will be appearing at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival.</span></span></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:44:00 +0000 Susan Larson 55577 at http://wwno.org Campanella Assesses Bywater's Gentrification http://wwno.org/post/campanella-assesses-bywaters-gentrification <p></p><p>Gentrification: a welcome concept to some; a fighting word to others. And because one of New Orleans' neighborhoods, the Bywater,&nbsp; is undergoing this change, it should come as no surprise that the cultural shift received some attention in <a href="http://www.newgeography.com/content/003526-gentrification-and-its-discontents-notes-new-orleans" target="_blank">an article posted on New Geography.com</a>.</p><p>On this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon Litwin asks the author, <a href="http://richcampanella.com/" target="_blank">Tulane professsor Richard Campanella</a>, for a definition of that most controversial word. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 30801 at http://wwno.org