OU Law to Host Global Land and Resources Colloquium featuring Carol Rose

October 17, 2017
Carol Rose

What: Global Land and Resources Colloquium
Who: The University of Oklahoma College of Law | the Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Center (ONE C)
Where: OU College of Law
When: Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21

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The goal of this colloquium is to bring together multidisciplinary scholars to discuss the myriad connections between property and natural resources, with a focus on energy. The University of Alberta Faculty of Law (Edmonton, Canada), the University of Calgary Faculty of Law (Calgary, Canada), the University of Oslo, Scandinavian Marine Institute (Oslo, Norway), and Washburn University School of Law (Topeka, Kansas) are all participating as panel organizers.

The colloquium will begin with a public lecture on Friday, October 20, 2017, followed by the Colloquium’s panel discussions on Saturday, October 21.

Public Lecture | Friday, October 20 | 3 p.m. | Classroom 2

The Friday afternoon lecture will feature Carol Rose, Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization and Professorial Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, and Lohse Chair in Water and Natural Resources and Emerita of Law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.

Rose's talk, “Raisin, Race, and the Real Estate Revolution of the Early 20th Century” is an elegant discourse on restrictive covenants and other race-based discrimination in housing, arising out of Lorraine Hansberry’s play, “A Raisin in the Sun.” 

To reserve your space at the lecture, RSVP here.

About Carol Rose

Professor Rose joined the Yale Law School faculty in 1989. She teaches property, land use, environmental law, natural resources law, and intellectual property law. She joined the University of Arizona James A. Rogers College of Law as a Lohse Distinguished Visitor in 2003 and was named Lohse Chair in Water and Natural Resources and Emerita of Law in 2016.

Her publications include Saving the Neighborhood: Racially Restrictive Covenants, Law, and Social Norms (2013), with Richard R.W. Brooks; Perspectives on Property Law (3rd edition), with Robert Ellickson and Bruce Ackerman (2000); and Property and Persuasion: Essays on the History, Theory and Rhetoric of Ownership (1994). She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Rose received her B.A. from Antioch in 1962, her M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1963, her Ph.D. in History from Cornell in 1969, and her J.D. from the University of Chicago in 1977.

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