Please save the date for a special Arts Law Colloquium, From the Okinawa Dugong to the Grand Canyon: Using Law to Protect Cultural Heritage, with Will Cook, Associate General Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Monday, Oct. 1, 11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m., DePaul University College of Law, 25 E. Jackson Blvd., Room 341 (Lewis), Chicago, IL
Please RSVP to Alyssa Pullara at firstname.lastname@example.org
Historic preservation law plays a crucial role in the preservation of cultural heritage in the United States and abroad. Using recent examples and narratives, Will Cook, will explore preservation success stories, and a few losses, through a legal lens. He will talk about international, nationwide, and local preservation issues and suggest creative strategies for advocates to consider.
Will Cook is an Associate General Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation and serves as a board member on the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation and the New York Preservation Archive Project. He teaches preservation law at Columbia University and lectures regularly to national audiences on issues related to property, land use, and historic preservation law.