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giovedì 26 maggio 2011

Bicentennial Celebration of the Grand Consistory of Louisiana

New Orleans Scottish Rite History & Research Symposium

Celebrating 200 years of High Grade AASR in New Orleans

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cocktail Party at the New Orleans Consistory
Lecture by W. Bro. Jean Jacques Zambrowski, MD, PhD., 33° SGIG, Supreme Council of France

Thursday, June 2, 2011
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Registration, Coffee, and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Greeting by Hon. Mitch Landrieu, Mayor, City of New Orleans
8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction of Distinguished Guests
Chairman: M.W. Bro. Clayton J. “Chip” Borne, III, 33°, PGM
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Lecture #1, W. Bro. Marc Conrad, PM, 32°, KCCH
19th Century Louisiana Freemasonry: Divergent Cultures Clash, Converge, and Unite.
10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Lecture #2, W. Bro. Michael R. Poll, PM
The Journey to Discovering the History of the Scottish Rite in New Orleans
11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch: Open Dining at Local Restaurants
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lecture #3, Bro. Daniel Castoriano, 32°,
Masonic Documents of Etoile Polaire Lodge
2:00 p.m. to. 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Lecture #4, Michael Tisserand
Degrees of Krazy: the Masonic roots of George Herriman’s comic strip Krazy Kat.
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Lecture # 5 and Cocktail Party at the Cabildo
Prof. Philippe R. Girard, McNeese State University

Friday, June 3, 2011
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Registration, Coffee, and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Lecture #6, W. Bro. Pete Normand, 33°
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Lecture #7, W. Bro. Wayne E. Sirmon, 33° WM, Texas Lodge of Research
10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Lecture #8, W. Bro. Timothy Roberts, 32°,
Ill. Commander-In-Chief, Grand Consistory of New York, SCL
11:45 to 1:15 p.m. Lunch: Open Dining at Local Restaurants
1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Lecture #9, “Pre-1801 Lodges of Perfection”
W. Bro. S. Brent Morris, Phd., 33°, GC
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Grand Banquet at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Ball Room
Speaker: W. Bro. Cliff Porter, PM, 32°, KCCH
19th Century SR Masonic Baptisms and Marriages

Saturday, June 4, 2011
10:00 a.m. Historical Walking Tour of the French Quarter
11:30 a.m. Open House – Etoile Polaire Lodge #1
Lecture #11, W. Bro. Michael Carpenter, Ph.D., PM, 32°
Chamber of Reflection
2:00 p.m. (Optional) National WWII Museum
5:00 p.m. (Optional) River Cruise

Sunday, June 5, 2011
9:00 a.m. (Optional) St. Louis Cathedral Mass