A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from October 5 through October 18, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
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Sunrise In The West. Paul Pahal and Ameen Gill. MOA lower lobby from 2:30-4pm. Continues to Nov. 11. Refreshments. Call 822-5087.
A Reading From His Work. George Payerle, writer. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Inorganic Life. Prof. Geoff Ozin, Chemistry, U of Toronto. Chemistry D-225, (centre block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
Language Contact And The Chinese Language. Prof. Benjamin Tsou. Asian Centre 604 from 2-3pm. Call 822-5198, 822-3881, 822-9266.
Schrodinger Resonances And Their Asymptotic Distribution. Prof. Richard Froese, Mathematics. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
CICSR: The Vision, The Accomplishments, The Challenges. Prof. Rabab Ward. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30 pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Glycosyltransferases From Neisseria Meningitidis: Expression And Characterization Of Three Enzymes Involved In Lipoligosaccharide Outer Core Biosynthesis. Dr. Warren Wakarchuk, National Research Council, Ottawa. IRC #4 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3402.
Tsallis' Non-Extensive Entropy, Examples Of Applications To Systems With Long Range Interactions. Birger Bergersen, Physics and Astronomy. Hebb 12 at 3:30pm. E-mail email@example.com.
Have A Heart: Punitive Spectacle And The Female Body In "Tis Pity She's A Whore." Kate Willems, English. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
IN/Flux: Asia Pacific Artists Group Exhibition. Asian Centre Aud. from 12-5pm. Continues to Oct 9. Call 643-9279.
First Impressions. President Martha Piper. Cecil Green Park House at 10am. New members welcome. Refreshments. Call 224-4419.
Public Information Meeting For Campus And Neighbouring Community. Angus 104 from 12:30-1:30pm, 7-8pm. Call 822-2080.
Effect Of Iron Limitation On Nitrate Assimilatory Enzymes, Nitrate And Nitrate Reductases In Marine Phytoplankton. Allen Milligan, Botany. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Self-Assembly In Space. Prof. Geoff Ozin, Chemistry, U of Toronto. Chemistry B-250, (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Death Sentences. Deborah Lendon, MA. Hotel Georgia from 2-3:30 pm. Continues to Nov. 25 (except Nov. 11). $75; seniors $65; TAS members $60. Call 822-1450.
Comparing The Shapes Of Regression Functions. Dr. Nancy Heckman, Statistics. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, bring mug. Call 822-0570.
The Gulf War In Somalia Featuring Material From His Play, A Line In The Sand. Guillermo Verdecchia, Actor and Playwright. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception from 4:45-5:30pm, Graham House. Call 822-1878.
Reading Into Cultures. Phinder Dulai; Surjeet Kalsey; Sadhu Binning, MOA, lower lobby from 7-8:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5087.
Film And Counterculture. Anthony Kinik. Chan Centre, BC Tel Theatre from 7-10pm. Continues to Nov. 18 (except Nov. 11). $75; seniors $65; TAS members $60. Call 822-1450.
Hypotensive Epidural Anaesthesia In Total Hip Replacement. Dr. Nigel Sharrock, Cornell U. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Vancouver Guitar Quartet. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at door. Call 822-5574.
Collaborative Industry/University Research On Developing Software-Intensive, Critical Systems Using Formal Methods. Speakers from UBC, U of Victoria, Hughes Aircraft, MacDonald Dettwiler. Cecil Green Park House from 1-4:30pm. Call 822-0698.
Ovarian Surface Epithelium Biology And Neoplastic Progression. Dr. Nelly Auersperg, Honorary Prof., Obstetrics/Gynaecology. BC Women's Hosp 2-N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Update On The Ecology of Large Mammals In The Serengeti Plains, Africa. Tony Sinclair, Zoology. Family and Nutritional Sciences 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments, Hut B-8 at 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Recognizing Landmarks: The Collaborative Process Of Editing A Canadian Essay Anthology. Robert Birks, UBC and SFU; Tomi Eng, SFU; Julie Walchi, UBC. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Open Session Begins At 8:00am. Fifteen tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on application to the Board Secretary at least 24 hrs before each meeting. OAB Board and Senate room, 6328 Memorial Road. Call 822-2127.
Three Spanish Artists: El Greco, Goya, Velazquez. Derek Carr. Hotel Georgia from 10-11:30am. Continues to Oct 30. $50; seniors $40; TAS members $35. Call 822-1450.
UBC Symphony Orchestra. Martina Smazal, viola; Jesse Read, conductor. Chan Centre at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Fisheries Oceanography And Climate Change: Effects On The Early Life History Stages Of Marine Fish. John Francis Dower, Biology, Queen's U. Geological Sciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Protein Requirements And Muscular Hypertrophy In Trained Athletes. Stuart M. Phillips. War Memorial Gym 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3913.
Writing Real Life Stories. Lillian Nemetz. Carey Hall Board Room from 1-3pm. Continues to Nov 27. $150. Call 822-1450.
Furniture: A La Mode. Judith Thomson. Hotel Georgia from 2-3:30pm. Continues to Oct. 30. $50; seniors; $40; TAS members $35. Call 822-1450.
Women Of Colour Mentoring Network. Int'l House upper lounge from 4:30-7pm. Call 822-0617.
Tribal Justice: Remembering The Past, Envisioning The Future. Bruce Miller, Anthropology and Sociology. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Travel Writing. Isabel Nanton. Woodward G41/42 from 7:30-9:30pm. Continues to Nov. 6. $110. Call 822-1450.
Reading From Recent Works. Fred Wah, writer. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Physician Supply Measures In British Columbia. Dr. Robin Hanvelt. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Risk Factors For Childhood Leukemia. Dr. Mary McBride, BC Cancer Agency. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Asia-Pacific: A Japanese Perspective. Prof. Makoto Iokibe, Law, Kobe U. CK Choi 120 from 12-2:30pm. Light lunch. Call 822-2629.
Musculoskeletal Injuries Among Health Care Workers. Mieke Koehoorn, PhD candidate, Health Care and Epidemiology. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.
Signal Transduction In Inflammation And Cancer. Dr. John Schrader, Biomedical Research Centre. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-7795.
Does Small-Scale Physics Control The Feeding And Growth Of Larval Fish? John Francis Dower, Biology, Queen's U. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Numerical Simulation In Polymer Processing. Prof. Evan Mitsoulis, Chemical Engineering, U of Ottawa. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Matching Theory: Two Half Edges Are Better Than A Whole Edge. Prof. Richard P. Anstee. Mathematics 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm Math Annex 1115. Call 822-2666.
Unusual Kinetic Isotope Effects. Prof. David Walker, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
UBC Symphony Orchestra. Martina Smazal, viola; Jesse Read, conductor. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
The South Asia Colloquium Of The Pacific Northwest (SACPAN). CK Choi 120 from 9am-4:30pm. Call 822-2629.
Ji-Ku Spare-Time. Art Faculty International Exchange Exhibition, Aichi Gakusen U and Capilano College. Asian Centre Aud. from 11am-5pm. Call 986-1911 ext. 2426.
The Beauty Myth, Fire With Fire, Promiscuities. Naomi Wolf. Chan Centre at 6pm. Adults $25; seniors and students $22.50 at Ticketmaster. Call 222-2685.
The Sure Thing: A Drama. Green College Players, Music by Aurian Haller. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Chinese Culture And Society According To Its Unique Writing System. Prof. Benjamin Tsou, City U, Hong Kong. CK Choi 120 from 12:30pm-2pm. Call 822-2629.
The Astronomy Of Ancient North America. Bill Burnyeat. Hotel Georgia from 10-11:30am. Continues to Nov 25 (except Nov 11). $70; seniors $60; TAS members $55. Call 822-1450.
Public Role And Private Power: A Family Patriarch In Early Vancouver, Henry Ogle Bell-Irving. Robert MacDonald. Hotel Georgia from 12-1:30pm. $10 drop-in. Call 822-3313.
Research Ethics - Do They Apply To Botany? Iain Taylor, Botany. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133
Adolescent Suicide - What Should You Do? Carol Stuart, School of Child and Youth Care, U of Victoria. IRC #4 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3737.
Structure And Interactions Between Carbohydrate Antigens And Antibody Binding Sites. Prof. David Bundle, Chemistry, U of Alberta. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
The Visions Of Shamans And Saints - What Paleolithic Cave Paintings Tell Us About The Visual Cortex. Prof. G. Bard Ermentrout, Mathematics, U of Pittsburgh. Math Annex 1102 at 3:30pm. Call Prof. Leah Keshet at 822-5889.
Simulation Study To Approximate Confidence Intervals For Regression Parameters In Cox Model. Dr. Alberto Tapia-Aguilar, U Autonoma Chapingo, Mexico. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, bring mug. Call 822-0570.
Trade-offs And The Ecological And Evolutionary Structuring Of Damselfly Assemblages In Lakes. Mark McPeek, Dartmouth College. Family and Nutritional Sciences 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Irish Convict Transportation And British State Formation In Late Hanoverian Britain. Simon Devereux, Green College. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception from 4:45-5:30pm, Graham House. Call 822-1878.
Becoming Canadians: Pioneer Sikhs In Their Own Words. Sarjeet Jagpal, author/historian. MOA from 7pm-8:30pm. Call 822-5087.
Don't Let God Get In The Way of Morality. Dale Beyerstein, Philosophy, Langara College. Buchanan D-205 at 12:30pm. Donuts. Call 739-9822.
Dr. Leo Zeller; Dr. Michael Goytan. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Waisted Efforts: A History Of The Objectifications Of Women Through Fashion. Ivan Sayers. Hotel Georgia from 10-11:30am. Continues to Nov. 19. $70; seniors $60; TAS members $55. Call 822-1450.
Nancy DiNovo, violin; Monica Pfau, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at door. Call 822-5574.
Amazons In Vinland. Prof. Kirsten Wolf, Icelandic Studies, U of Manitoba. Buchanan Penthouse at 12:30pm. Call 822-6403.
Glucose-Dependent Insulinogropic Polypeptide (GIP): Structural Determinants Of Receptor Binding, Signal Transduction And Catabolism. Dr. Chris McIntosh, Physiology. BC Women's Hosp 2-N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
The Age Of Homer's Heroes. Caroline Williams. Hotel Georgia from 2-3:30pm. Continues to Nov 5. $50; seniors $40; TAS members $35. Call 822-1450.
Rehabilitation Sciences. Cecil Green Park House from 5:30-8:30pm. Call 734-1661.
Korean Cultural Program. Lecture, CK Choi 120 at 3:30pm. Performance, First Nations Longhouse Great Hall at 7:00pm. Call 822-2629.
Managing Forest Ecosystems To Maintain Biodiversity. Malcolm Hunter, U of Maine. Family and Nutritional Sciences 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
A Fragile Jazz: Reading. Michael O'Siadhail, Irish poet. Buchanan A-100 from 4:30-5:30pm. Call Loren Wilkinson 224-3245.
Thinking Global Governance And Enacting Local Cultures. David Elkins. Green College at 5pm. Reception from 4:15-5pm, Graham House. Call 822-1878
Commercial Modernity And The Eighteenth Century Theatre Of The World. Ed Hundert, History. Buchanan Penthouse from 5-7pm. Refreshments - wine. Call 822-5195.
How The Brain Learns: Insights From Studying Neurotransmission At Single Synapses. Paul Mackenzie, Psychiatry. Violence Against Women: Rethinking The Role Of Health Care Providers. Colleen Varcoe, Nursing. IRC # 4 from 5-6pm. Call 822-3737.
Pharmacists With Unique And Traditional Job Descriptions. Totem Park Residences Ballroom from 7-10pm. Free tickets available from UBC Pharmacy Alumni, Pharmacy Undergraduate Society or call 739-7804.
Memory, Voice And Smallpox In BC. Cole Harris, Geography. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Regular Meeting Of The Senate. UBC's Academic Parliament. Curtis 102 at 8pm. Call 822-2127.
Creative Entrepreneurship For Professionals. Paul Tinari, Engineering and Architecture. Point Grey Golf and Country Club from 9am-5pm. $460 (incl course material, two lunches and attendance certificate). Call 822-3347.
Health Care Team Clinical Competition. IRC #2 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-3737.
Low Molecular Weight Heparin In Unstable Angina. Agnes Lo, Pharmaceutical Sciences. Prostacyclin in Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Impact on Survival. Rob Balen. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
President Martha Piper. Chan Centre at 1pm. All welcome. Call 822-3883.
Hydrophobic Solvation. Prof. Gren Patey, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Wise In Words - Lecture. Michael O'Siadhail, Irish Poet. Buchanan A-100 from 4:30-5:30pm. Call Loren Wilkinson 224-3245.
Malta and Sicily: Two Islands Through The Ages. Hector Williams; Caroline Williams. Lasserre 105 from 7:30-9pm. Continues to October 30. $35; seniors $30; TAS members $25. Call 822-1450.
Comparative Realities: A Tour Of World Views. Leonard George. Carr Hall Conference from 7:30-9:30pm. Continues to Nov 27. $135; seniors $125; TAS members $120. Call 822-1450.
Panel Discussion: Women And Development - Feminists In Theory and Practice. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Pediatric Gastrointestinal Surgery: The Guts And The Glory. Dr. Geoffrey Blair, BC Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Why Explosive HIV Outbreaks Happen: A New Paradigm Of AIDS Epidemic. Dr. Martin Schechter; Dr. Janet Raboud. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
The Great Trek Remembered Luncheon. Cecil Green Park House from 11:30am-2:30pm. Call 822-8917.
UBC Contemporary Players. Stephen Chatman, Eric Wilson. directors. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
Occupational Health Standard Setting In The Netherlands And The European Union. Dick Heederik, Wageningen Agricultural U, Holland. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.
Applications Of Lie Groups To Computer Vision. Prof. Peter J. Olver, Mathematics, U of Minnesota. Mathematics 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm, Math Annex 1115. Call 822-2666.
Performance Assessment Of Industrial Controller And Process Output. Yan Ye, MASc candidate, Chemical Engineering. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Dedication Ceremony - President Martha Piper. Wine and cheese reception. Scarfe main foyer at 4pm. Call 822-3790.
HomeEc '67. Green College Coach House from 6:30-10:30pm. Call 822-8917.
Murder At Green Gulch. Cecil Green Park House at 7:30pm. Call 822-3313.
Kick Off. Chan Centre from 9:30-11:30am. Tour campus from noon-4pm. Alumni lunch, 1-2pm. Call 822-3313.
Activities And Displays. Refreshments. Scarfe from 10am-5pm. Call 822-3790.
7th Annual Apple Festival. UBC Botanical Garden from 11am-4pm. Continues to Oct. 19. All proceeds to the UBC Botanical Garden. Call 822-9666.
What Are Good Schools And Why Are They So Hard To Get? Prof. Larry Cuban, Stanford U. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Theodore Géricault. The Alien Body: Tradition In Chaos. Continues to Oct. 19. Adults $5, seniors/students $3.50. Faculty/students/staff, free. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Tues-Fri from 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun from noon-5pm. Call 822-2759.
Current Exhibits. Written In The Earth. An exhibit exploring the roots of Coast Salish Art. Continues to Dec. 31. From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of BC. Continues to April 1/98. 6393 N.W. Marine Drive. Hours of operation are Wed.-Sun 11am-5pm. Tuesday 11am-9pm. Free 5-9pm. Call 822-5087.
Would you like to talk with an experienced faculty member, one on one, about your teaching concerns? Call the Centre for Faculty Development and Instructional Services at 822-0828 and ask for the Teaching Support Group.
March 8 - October 13 from 10am-6pm. Botanical Garden tours will be given by garden volunteers Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1pm. Call 822-9666 (gardens) or 822-4529 (shop).
Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? Help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between four to 15 months of age to participate in language development studies. If you are interested in bringing your baby for a one hour visit, please call Dr. Janet Werker's Infant Studies Centre, Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Monika).
Needs male and female volunteer patients of any age, either healthy or ill to help students learn how to interview and complete a physical examination (external only). The total time for each teaching session is between two-four hours, Tues-Thurs. pm. Travel expenses will be paid. Call Vancouver Hospital/HSC 875-5943.
Subjects are required for a study that will be using a nuclear medicine technique to examine the presence of inflammatory cells at the patellar tendon and for a study examining the effectiveness of a standard Physical Therapy treatment protocol. Subjects aged 20-35 years with unilateral patellar tendinitis symptoms are encouraged to contact Dr. MacIntyre at 822-0799.
Senior (65 years or older) volunteers needed. If your first language is English and your hearing is relatively good, we need your participation in studies examining hearing and communication abilities. All studies take place at UBC. Hearing screened. Honorarium paid. Please call The Hearing Lab, 822-9474.
The Clinical Research Support Group which operates under the auspices of the Dept. of Health Care and Epidemiology provides methodological, biostatistical, computational and analytical support for health researchers. For an appointment please call Laurel Slaney at 822-4530.
Did you know your child is a word-learning expert? Help us learn how children come to be so skilled at learning new words! We are looking for children (two-four years old) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies. If you are interested in bringing your child for a forty five minute visit please call Dr. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology at UBC, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).
The Counselling Psychology Dept. is looking for adults who have returned home to live. They and their parents are invited to participate in a study focusing on the experience, inter-personal relations and responses to this change in the family. Involves confidential interviews. Please call Michele at 269-9986.