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Monday, January 27, 2014

More Masons in the Architecture?

by Christopher Hodapp

To the best of my research, the Residencia Santa Lucia Gestion Privada, in Santander, Spain is not a Masonic-owned retirement home, or a Masonic building of any kind. But with an aerial footprint like that, it would be surprising if there wasn't a Masonic architect hanging around somewhere.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Friday is Deadline For Masonic Week Reservations

Friday, January 31st is the deadline for ordering meal tickets for Masonic Week in Reston, Virginia. Be sure to get your reservations in in time!


Sunday, January 19, 2014

3rd Intl. Conference on Freemasonry

Freemasonry, Aesthetics and Civil Society

On March 22, 2014, the Institute for Masonic Studies and the History Department at the University of California, Los Angeles will host the Third International Conference on Freemasonry, bringing together a panel of prominent Masonic scholars covering unique perspectives on Freemasonry, Aesthetics, and Civil Society.  You will have the opportunity to learn from renowned historians and interact with Masonic experts including Grand Master John Cooper.  Open to the public, this event seeks to educate and inspire scholars of the craft.

This years' presentations will include:

Humanity's Nation:  Freemasonry and German Civil Society before 1914 / Stefan-Ludwig Hoffman, PhD / Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Thanks to Mozart: Cultivation and Aesthetics among Women Freemasons in Italy / Lilith Mahmud, PhD / Assistant Professor, Women's Studies and Anthropology, University of California, Irvine

Solomon's Temple in America: Masonic Architecture, Popular Culture, and Biblical Imagery, 1865-1930 / William Moore, PhD / Associate Professor, American Material Culture, Boston University

Native American Indian Freemasonry: From Joseph Brant to the 21st Century / Joy Porter, PhD / Professor, Indigenous History, the University of Hull (England)

Event DetailsDate: Saturday, March 22, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Faculty Center at the University of California, Los Angeles

Registration:  The registration fee for the Third International Conference is $15.  An optional catered lunch at the UCLA Faculty Club may be purchased for an additional $33.  The catered lunch must be purchased in advance.  In person, on-site registration for the conference will be available on the day of the event.

For more information click here.