A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from February 9 through February 22, 1997.

UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.

February 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

Monday, Feb. 10

Engineering and Architecture Continuing Education Workshop

Building Code And Certified Professional Course. Point Grey Golf and Country Club, 9:30am-5:30pm. Continues Mondays to April 21. $1850. Call 822-3347.

Keith Clifford Memorial Lecture

Athens And Jerusalem: The New Relationship Between Theologians And Their Churches. Prof. Tom Faulkner, Dalhousie U. Buchanan D-244, 12:30pm. Call 822-2515.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar

Friction Welding Of Incompatible And Ceramic Materials. Farrokh Sassani, Mechanical Engineering. CEME 1204, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.

Modern European Studies Colloquium Series

Three Tales, Four Cities: Conrad, Dickens, Dostoyevsky. Andrzej Busza, English. Buchanan penthouse, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-5969.

Astronomy Seminar

Cataclysmic Variables. Tim Davidge, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory. Hennings 318, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2802.

Zoology/Comparative Physiology Seminar

High Performance Ventilation. Don McKenzie, Sports Medicine. BioSciences 2449, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3372.

Resident Speaker Series

Small Rocks, Big Problems: The Spratly Islands Conflict In Southeast Asia. Xavier Furtado, Political Science. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Green College Science and Society Lecture

If This Be Error: Probing Experiment With Error. Giora Hon, Philosophy, U of Haifa. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

Humanist's Society Lecture

Humanism And Sociobiology. Pat Duffy Hutcheon, formerly of Health and Welfare Canada. Buchanan D-205, 12:30pm. Call 739-9822.

Botany Seminar

A Computer Simulation Of Two Algal Species In The High Intertidal. Nickolas Grabovac, MSc candidate. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.

Lecture in Modern Chemistry

The Continuing Saga Of Dinitrogen Activation. Prof. Mike Fryzuk. Chemistry B-250 south wing, 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.

Centre for Educational Technology Multimedia Seminar

Watershed Management CD-ROM And WebCT On-Line Support For Biology Course. Hans Schreier, Institute for Resources and Environment and Shona Ellis, Botany. Telecentre, University Services, 1-2pm. Call 822-1851/822-3062.

Oceanography Seminar

Dynamical Response Of The Atmosphere To Desert Dust Aerosols And Its Implications For Climate Change. Ron Miller, Columbia U. BioSciences 1465, 3:30pm. Call 822-1814.

Statistics Seminar

When Is A Probability Measure Determined By Infinitely Many Projections? Claude Belisle, Laval U. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.

Green College Speaker Series

Sport, Gender And The Construction Of Difference, Or "Why Boys Will Be Boys And Girls Will Not:" An Analysis From Women's Ice Hockey. Prof. Nancy Theberge, Sociology, U of Waterloo. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Centre for Faculty Development Seminar

Promotion And Tenure At UBC. Joanne Emerman, Bill Webber, Gloria Joachim and Rosanne Hood. Great Hall, First Nations House of Learning, 5:30-7:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0831.

Engineering and Architecture Continuing Education Seminar

Anatomy Of A House (In Cantonese). CEME 1202, 6:30-9:30pm. Continues Tues. and Thurs. to March 11. $520. Call 822-3347.

UBC Pacific Rim Club Club Annual Wine and Cheese

Vancouver: At The Forefront Of The Pacific Age. Michael Harcourt, Sustainable Development. Tom Crowe, BC Film Commission. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 6:30-8:30pm. $18 non-members, $15 members. Call 822-6401.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Your UBC Forum

The Purpose Of A University Education: Does UBC Meet Your Expectations. Maria Klawe, VP, Student and Academic Services. SUB Conversation Pit, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6799.

Noon Hour Concert

Lawrence Cherney, oboe. Henry Bok, clarinet. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.

Faculty Financial Planning Lecture Series

RSPs, LIFs, RIFs And You. Jim Rogers, The Rogers Group. Angus 104, 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.

Comparative Literature, Vancouver Writers and Programme for European Studies

Meeting Of The Mafias: Aesthetic Responses To Organized Crime In American, French, And Italian Cinema. Mark Harris, Comparative Literature. Green College, 3pm. Call 822-6067.

Ecology & Centre for Biodiversity Research Seminar

How Ants Decide And Colonies Act. Deborah Gordon, Stanford U. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3957.

Respiratory Research Seminar Series

Proteoglycans In Lung Inflammation And Remodelling. Dr. Clive Roberts, Respiratory Division. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St., 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.

Cultural and Media Studies Interdisciplinary Group

Genderlessness, Masking And The Inuit. Karla Jessen Williamson, U of Saskatchewan. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Thursday, Feb. 13

Science First! Lecture Series

A Triumph Of Modern Mathematics: Fermat's Last Theorem. Rajiv Gupta, Mathematics. IRC#6, 12:30-1:30pm. Discussion to follow. Call 822-5552.

Botany Department Seminar

A Taxonomic Study Of The Marine Macroalgae Of North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Tania Thenu, MSc candidate. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.

Food Science Seminar

High Pressure Bioscience And Its Application To Food Science. Prof. Yoshihiro Taniguchi, Chemistry, Ritsumeikan U. Food Science 37, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-6182/822-3404.

Earth & Ocean Sciences Seminar

Dine Bikeyah 101: Geoscience Education In A Navajo Cultural Context. Steve Semken, Navajo Community College, New Mexico. GeoSciences 330A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.

Joan Carlisle-Irving Lecture Series

Genderlessness And Inuit Mask Making. Karla Jessen Williamson, U of Saskatchewan. Lasserre 102, 12:30pm. Call 822-2757.

Anthropology and Sociology Colloquium Series

The Anthropology Of Apprenticeship. Denise Nuttall. ANSO 207/209, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2878.


Instrumental Collegium Musicum. John Sawyer, director. Music Recital Hall, 12:30 and 8pm. Call 822-3113.

Anatomy Lecture

Mechanisms Of Muscle Injury And Repair: Deflazacort And NMR Spectroscopy In Muscular Dystrophy. Dr. Judy Anderson, U of Manitoba. Friedman lecture hall, 2:30pm. Call 822-2578.

Environmental Engineering Seminar

Upgrades To Vancouver Drinking Water Treatment System. Mark Ferguson, GVRD. CEME 1215, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2637.

CICSR Distinguished Lecture Series

Implicit Numerical Integrators For Differential Algebraic Equations Of Mechanical System Dynamics. Prof. Edward Haug, U of Iowa. CICSR/CS 208, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.

Genetics Graduate Program Seminar

Expression And Characterization Of A Recombinant Human Factor X/Protein C Chimeric Protein. Leisa Stenberg, PhD candidate, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.

Continuing Studies Lecture

Continent Of Dreams: A History Of The Imagination. Leonard George. Continues Thursdays to April 3 (no class March 20). Carr Hall conference room, 7:30-9:30pm. $135 (seniors, $115). Call 822-1450.

Poetic Persuasions

Readings Of Original, Creative Works Followed By An Open Forum. Green College, Reception Room, Graham House, 8pm. Everyone welcome to listen or read. Call 822-6067.

Friday, Feb. 14

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Developing And Implementing A Clinical Pathway. Dr. Paul Korn, General Pediatrics, Dr. Judith Hall, Pediatrics and Dewey Evans, Utilization Management/Quality Assurance. GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Health Care & Epidemiology Rounds

East/West Life Expectancy Gap In Europe. Dr. Clyde Hertzman. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.

Occupational Hygiene Program Seminar Series

Employment In Environmental Management: ISO 14,000. John Sproul, Research Institute/Fisheries Centre. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.


UBC Contemporary Players. Stephen Chatman/Eric Wilson, directors. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.

Chemical Engineering Weekly Seminar

High Temperature Biological Wastewater Treatment. Judy Tai, MSc candidate, Chemical Engineering. Chemical Engineering 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.

Theoretical Chemistry Seminar

Phospholipid Bilayers In Aqueous Solution: What Determines Vesicle Shape And Shape Transitions? M. Wortis, Physics, SFU. Chemistry D-402 centre block, 4pm. Call 822-3266.

Saturday, Feb. 15

Vancouver Institute Lecture

Brains, Genes And Society. Dr. Max Cynader, Ophthalmology. IRC #2, 8:15pm. Call 822-4636

Sunday, Feb. 16

Spirit of Tibet Days

Tibetan Food, Dancers, And Arts And Crafts. MOA, 12-4pm. Call 822-5087.

Monday, Feb. 17

Asian Street Foods Festival

The Carpark In The CK Choi Building Introducing Asian Street Foods. Gisele Yasmeen, Geography, and Donna Yeung, SCARP. CK Choi lounge, 11am-2pm. Continues to Feb. 21. Street foods will be sold at lunch time. Slide presentation and lecture on Asian Street foods from 1-2pm. Call 822-2629.

Resident Speaker Series

Who's Afraid Of Michel Foucault? Theory As Political Action. Mark Salter, Political Science. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

Continuing Education Art of Career Search

Workshop. Various speakers. Continues to Feb. 21. 220-800 W. Pender, 9am-noon. $250 (for full-time students), $500 (others). Cost includes personal assessment, course notes and certificate of attendance. To register call 822-1884, fax 822-0688.

Tibetan Film Screenings

Tibetan Book Of The Dead, Part 1. MOA, 7-9pm. Call 822-5087.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Respiratory Research Seminar Series

Can There Be Life With LIF? Dr. Darryl Knight, Pulmonary Research Laboratory. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St., 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.


The Sixth Regular Meeting Of Senate, UBC's Academic Parliament. Curtis 102, 8pm. Call 822-2951.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Distinguished Industrial Lecture

A Ball Grid Array Package For High-Speed Digital Applications. Arthur Murphy, DuPont Co. CICSR/CS 208, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:30pm. Call 822-6291.

Genetics Graduate Program Seminar

Molecular Biology Of Rubella Virus Structural Proteins. Dr. Shirley Gillam, Pathology. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.

Distinguished Industrial Lecture

Research In Japan. Arthur Murphy, DuPont Co. CICSR/CS 208, 5-6pm. Refreshments at 4:30pm. Call 822-6291.

Critical Issues in Global Development Speaker Series

The Modernism Of Underdevelopment: The City Of Mexico In The Age Of Diaz. Michael Johns, Geography, U of California-Berkeley. Green College, 8-9:30pm. Call 822-1954.

Friday, Feb. 21

Health Care and Epidemiology Rounds

Attitudes Of Canadian Physicians Towards Physician-Assisted Suicide For Persons With HIV/AIDS. Dr. Robert Hogg, HIV/AIDS Treatment Program; Katherine Heath, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Eating Disorders In Children And Adolescents: The Present And Future Trends At BC's Children's Hospital. Dr. Jorge Pinzon, Pediatrics; Ronald Manley Eating Disorders Program. GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Christian in the Marketplace Annual Conference

The Paradox Of Success. Art DeFehr, Palliser Furniture Ltd.; Soo-Ann Lee, Regent College board member; Skip Li, Eilis, Li and McKinsky; Rikk Watts, Regent College; Paul Stevens, Applied Theology. Regent College Chapel, 8am-4pm. $55 individual, $90 couple, $30 full-time students and seniors. Call 224-3245.

Vancouver Institute Lecture

From The Ground Up: Designing And Building A New City In China. Bing Thom, Bing Thom Architects. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-4636.



Faculty, staff and grad student volleyball group. Every Monday and Wednesday, Osborne Centre, Gym A, 12:30-1:30pm. No fees. Drop-ins and regular attendees welcome for friendly competitive games. Call 822-4479 or e-mail:

Fun and Fitness

UBC Community Sport Services offers adult ballet, gymnastics and ice hockey classes for beginners. No experience is necessary. Call 822-3688.

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Exhibition

Exhibition by Vancouver artist Mina Totino, Jan. 10-March 1, 1997. Gallery hours Tuesday - Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 12-5pm. 1825 Main Mall. Call 822-2759.

Surplus Equipment Recycling Facility

Weekly sales of furniture, computers, scientific etc. held every Wednesday, noon-5pm. SERF, Task Force Building, 2352 Health Sciences Mall. Call 822-2582.

Faculty Development

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.

Psoriasis Laser Study

Volunteers needed. The UBC Division of Dermatology is seeking volunteers with psoriasis. We are testing a potential new laser therapy for psoriasis. Volunteers who complete the treatments and follow-up visits will receive a stipend. Call 875-5254.

Garden Hours

Botanical Garden and the Shop-in-the-Garden, 10am-5pm daily. Call 822-9666 (gardens), 822-4529 (shop). Nitobe Memorial Garden open 10am-2:30pm weekdays only.

Parents with Babies

Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? Help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between one and 24 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, Dept. of Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Dawn).

Diabetes 1997 Conference

The Young Diabetic. Inter-professional continuing education conference will take place Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, 1997 in Vancouver for all health professionals interested and involved in diabetic care.Call 822-2626.

Parent Care Project

Daughters/daughters-in-law who are caring for a parent in a care facility are needed for a counselling psychology study on the challenges women face in parent care. Involves individual interviews/questionnaire. Call Allison at 822-9199.

Feeling Stressed at Work?

Lower Mainland Clerical Workers: Explore your Coping Skills! Psychologists at UBC are seeking female volunteers to participate in a research study on clerical workers' stress. The aim of this project is to understand how female clerical workers respond to work-related stress, from day to day over the course of three months. The information from the questionnaires will be kept confidential and anonymous. A summary of the group results will be provided at the completion of the study. If you would be willing to participate in this study, or if you have any questions, please call Kamaljit Sidhu or Marlene Barber at 822-9199 (Stress Lab).

UBC Food Services

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Yum Yum's and other Food Service locations. Watch for "Cookiegrams" for your Valentines in February. Last day to place your order is Feb. 12. Call 822-3663.

Continuing Education in the Health Sciences Conference

Breast Cancer: Myths and Realities. March 7 and 8, 1987. Waterfront Centre Hotel, Vancouver, BC. Registration 7:30am. Presentation 8:30am. Registration before Feb. 17, $150. After Feb. 17, $175. One day registration available. For further information call (604)822-2626. Fax: (604)822-4835.

Do You Suffer From PMS?

Recruiting volunteers for study. Must be 18-35 yrs., marked PMS, otherwise in good health, no sleep problems, no shift workers, no medications, non-smokers. Involves two overnight sleep studies in your home. Honararium $100. Call Carolyn at Sleep Disorders Program, 822-7927.

Future Use: Child Study Centre Building

UBC Child Care Services is preparing a proposal regarding the future use of the Child Study Centre Building. Our intention is to provide a variety of part-time programs such as kindergarten, preschool, and/or toddler daycare beginning September 1997. To help us develop our proposal, we are seeking comments on which services might provide the maximum benefit to the university community, and how those services might be offered most effectively. Please submit your suggestions to the Child Care office before February 21, 1997. For more information, call Darcelle Cottons at 822-6238, fax 822-9195. Campus Mail, Zone 3.