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Ahab’s Rolling Sea by Richard King Reviewed in The American Scholar
Posted on: November 12, 2019
BOOK REVIEW: Ahab’s Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick
by Richard King, SEA Visiting Associate Professor, Maritime History and Literature
“Pursuing the White Whale, A briny exploration of Melville’s greatest work”
By William Howarth The American Scholar
“In September 1891, retired District Inspector No. 75 for the Port of New York died at home on East 26th Street. Literati shrugged. Herman Melville, once known as ‘the man who lived with cannibals,’ was an antique footnote from the age of sail. His Pacific swashbucklers, Typee and Omoo, were long out of print, and his meandering seaborne epic Moby-Dick sank on publication in 1851, taking his writing career with it.”
Johns Hopkins Student Recounts SEA Semester Research
Posted on: November 04, 2019
SEA Semester in the NEWS
Johns Hopkins; Arts & Sciences Magazine
“Field Notes; Semester Abroad”
By Brennen Jensen
Conducting scientific research at sea is challenging—you’re isolated, subject to rough weather, and must rely solely on the supplies and equipment on board. Conducting scientific research at sea on a 134-foot brigantine, a type of two-masted sailing ship, is even more challenging. But it can also be a grand adventure.
New Funding Will Expand & Share Research on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution
Posted on: October 29, 2019
Thanks to a generous grant from the Richard Lounsbery Foundation, researchers are taking practical steps to help curb ocean plastics pollution by sharing scientific research where it will do the most good!