A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from February 23 through March 8, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
February 23, 24, 25,
26, 27, 28
March 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Tibetan Food, Dancers, And Arts And Crafts. MOA, 12-4pm. Call 822-5087.
The World Of Art Conservation. Cecilia Keilty, Conservator, Okanart Conservation and the Harrison Galleries. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Piano Recital. Eiko Ogawa, MFA student. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Environment And Science. Prof. Mark Elvin, Australian National U. Buchanan A-202, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2561.
Attitude Control And Guidance Of Spacecraft With Application To Mass Landing. Henryk Fleshner, U of Southern California. CEME 1204, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.
Norbert Elias And The European Civilizing Process. Thomas Salumets, Germanic Studies and Comparative Literature. Buchanan penthouse, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-5969.
Transcriptional Repression Of Drosophila Homeotic Genes. Jeff Simon, U of Minnesota. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2619.
Hipparcos Results On Cepheids And Miras: Distance Scales And Pulsation Properties. Michael Feast, U of Cape Town. Hennings 318, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2802.
Gene Regulation By Oxygen Concentration And Light Intensity. Tom Beatty, Microbiology. BioSciences 2449, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3372.
It Ain't Easy Being Green. Bill Smith, Resource Management and Environmental Studies. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
The Coast Shear Zone: The Root Of A Late Cretaceous Major Strike-Slip Fault System? Lincoln S. Hollister, Princeton U. Geological Sciences 330-A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.
Economy, Environment And Science In China Over The Last Thousand Years - An Informal Discussion. Prof. Mark D. Elvin, Australian National U. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Ultra-High Resolution Studies From The Laminated Sediments Of Saanich Inlet: Changes In The Diatom Community Over Time Scales Of Seasons, Years And Centuries. Melissa McQuoid, Centre for Earth and Ocean Research, U of Victoria. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Narratives In Health Care: How We Practise, Teach, And Do Research. Dr. Jan Marta, Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital; Joint Centre for Bioethics, U of Toronto. IRC#5, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3737.
Are Cows Following The Code? Beef Cattle Behaviour And Habitat Use On A Forested Range Unit. Lavona Liggins, MSc candidate. MacMillan 158, 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
Iron Triad M(CO)4 (Eta-2-Alkyne) Complexes: Versatile Building Blocks In Organometallic Synthesis. Prof. Josef Takats, U of Alberta. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Ocean Colour - Satellites And Buoys. Jim Gower, Institute of Ocean Sciences. BioSciences 1465, 3:30pm. Call 822-1465.
An Information Criterion For Likelihood Selection. Ao Yuan, Statistics. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Crombie's Approach To The History Of Science As Applied To China. Prof. Mark Elvin, Australian National U. Buchanan Tower 1206-07, 4:30-6pm. Reception to follow in Buchanan Penthouse. Call 822-2561.
Holonic Systems For Intelligent Manufacturing. Prof. William Gruver, SFU. CEME 2204, 5-6pm. Refreshments at 4:45pm. Call 822-6291.
Voice, Mode, And Time: Narrative Structurings And Interdisciplinarity. Jan Marta, Psychiatry, U of Toronto. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Interdisciplinary Attitudes To Science. John Gilbert, Health Sciences Co-ordinator. Don Brooks, Pathology. David Measday, Physics. Green College, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
Compassion In Exile. MOA, 7-9pm. Call 822-5087.
The Revolutionary Century: The Mexican, Russian, Chinese and Cuban Revolutions. Various Speakers. Lasserre 107, 7:30-9pm. $45, seniors $35. Call 822-1450.
Treatment Of Vascular Intimal Hyperplasia - From Bench To Bedside. Dr. Joseph Mills, Vascular Surgery, U of Arizona. GF Strong Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4136.
Tax Aspects Of Investing. David Christian, Thorsteinssons, Barristers and Solicitors. Angus 104, 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
William Davis, bassoon, June Davis, organ and piano. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Poetry Reading By Governor-General's Award Nominee Crispin Elsted. Buchanan Penthouse, 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-5122.
Gendered Meaning In Sumo And Shinto: A New Look At Hidden Symbolism In The Traditions And Popular Culture Of Japan. Louisa Cameron, Cultural Anthropology, Columbia U. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
1997 Chitty Lecture. Sex And The Single Squirrel: Sexual Differences In Behavioural And Physiological Ecology Of Richardson's Ground Squirrels. Gail Michener, U of Lethbridge. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Hut B-8 at 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Effects Of Cytokines On Responses Of Cultured Human Airway Smooth Muscle To Bronchodilator Agents. Dr. Stephanie Shore, Harvard School of Public Health. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St., 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
The Queen Of Decadence: Salomé's Many Heads. Prof. Charles Bernheimer, U. of Pennsylvania and author. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Manage Your Stress. Patrick Psaila, MEd candidate; Ellen Connell, MA candidate. Scarfe 1118, 10am-12pm. Continues March 6, 13, 20. To register, call 822-0140.
The Sociologist As Lawyer: The Case Of Max Weber. Joan Brockman, Criminology, SFU. Green College, 12pm. Call 822-6067.
Adaptive Responses To Weight Training At Different Stages Of Life. Michael Houston, Human Kinetics. War Memorial Gym 100, 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3913.
Mind/Body: The Psyche In Society. Michael Pollex, Jim Overboe, Doug Aoki, Rob McLeod. ANSO 205, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2878.
Is The Inner Core Spinning Faster Than The Mantle? Kean Creager, U of Washington. GeoSciences 330-A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.
Killing, Deprivation, And The Morality Of Abortion. Doran Smolkin. Buchanan D-202, 1-2:30pm. Call 822-3292.
Applications Of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies In Forest Products. Jim McBeth, Director, NRC. MacLeod 214, 1:30pm. Call 822-1833.
Vicki Husband, Sierra Club. CEME 1215, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2637.
Lattice-Based Cryptography. Cynthia Dwork, IBM Almaden Research Centre. CICSR/CS 208, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
The Coasts Of Bohemia: Prague As A Vantage Point On European Modernity. Prof. Derek Sayer, U of Alberta. MOA theatre gallery, 4pm. Call 822-2878.
New Realities, New Directions, New Institutions - The Changing Higher Education System In British Columbia. John Dennison, Educational Studies. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Genetic Analysis Of Quantitative Traits In Natural Populations. Kermit Ritland, Forest Sciences. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.
The Epidemiology Of Skiing And Skate Board Injuries. Dr. Andrew McNab, Pediatrics. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
What's New In Pediatric Rheumatology? Dr. Peter Malleson, Pediatrics. GF Strong Auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.
The Regulation And Modulation Of Intraneuronal pH. Dr. John Church, Anatomy. Cunningham 160, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Pilot Exposure Assessement For An Epidemiological Study Of Aluminum Potroom Asthma. Marty Cohen, Industrial Hygiene Research Manager, and Mike Cotey, Industrial Hygienist. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.
A Transition Or Two Traditions: Basho/Buson And Shiga/Akutagawa. Prof. Hitoshi Oshima, Fukuoka U. Asian Centre 604, 1-2:30pm. Call 822-2629.
What Might A Post-Structuralist History Look Like? Prof. Derek Sayer, Sociology, U of Alberta. ANSO 205, 2pm.Call 822-6683/822-2878.
Engineering Transitions? Reflections On Peacebuilding And Political Science. Rex Brynen, McGill U. Grad Studies 201, 3-4:30pm. Call 822-5456.
Another Look At Hoefsmit's Representations. Arun Ram, Princeton U. Mathematics 104, 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm in Math Annex, room 1115. Call 822-2666.
Enzymatic Hydrolysis Of Cellulose In Aqueous And Non-Aqueous Environment. Ana May, grad student. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Time Dependent Selective Solvation. T. Day, Chemistry. Chemistry D-402 (centre block), 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Politics, Ethics And The Canadian Media. Michael Harcourt, Angus Reid, Stan Persky and Patricia Graham, panelists. Curtis 101, 9am-4pm. Call 822-1450.
Vadim Monastyrsky, Jerusalem Academy of Music. Music Recital Hall, 7pm. $25 adults. $20 students/seniors. Call 325-0797.
How To Get Rid Of Nuclear Weapons. Dr. Joseph Rotblat, 1995 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-4636.
Tibetan Food, Dancers, And Arts And Crafts. MOA, 12-4pm. Call 822-5087.
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. UBC String Ensemble. Green College, 2pm. Call 822-6067.
How To Read Blueprints (In Cantonese). David Sze. CEME 1202, 9am-5pm. $100. Lunch not included. Call 822-3347.
The Automobile And The Environment. Robert Evans, Mechanical Engineering. CEME 1204, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.
Denitrification By Copper Proteins; How Does Nitrite Bind To Nitrite Reductase? Michael Murphy, Computer Science. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2792.
Evolutionary Implications Of Mitochondrial DNA Introgression Assessed By Physiological Performance. Helene Glemet, U Québec. BioSciences 2449, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-9152.
Planning For The Big One: The Philosophy Of Earthquake Resistant Design Of Buildings. David Moses, Civil Engineering. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
The Ancient Maya And Their Ancestors. Various Speakers. Lasserre 107, 7:30-9pm. $35, seniors $30. Call 822-1450.
Speak Up! A Public Speaking Workshop. Shannon Goepel, MEd candidate. Continues March 11, 18, 25. Scarfe 1118, 10am-noon. Call 261-1873.
The New Rich In China: The Party State And Capitalist Revolution. David Goodman, U of Technology and Science, Sydney. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Novel Applications Of NIRS In Predicting The Nutrient Quality Of Western Canadian Cereal Grains. Mary-Lou Swift, post doctoral student. MacMillan 158, 12:30. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
The North Pacific Arc And Moss Distribution. W.B. Schofield, Botany. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Surface Chemistry And Catalysis On The Nanometer Scale. Prof. Gabor A. Somorjai, Chemistry, U of California--Berkeley. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Into The New Millenium - International Marine Science And The Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics Program. Ian Perry, Pacific Biological Station. BioSciences 1465, 3:30pm. Call 822-1814.
Likelihood Ratio Tests In Mixtures And The Volumes Of Tubes. Prof. Bruce Lindsay, Statistics, Penn State U. CSCU 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Towards A Mouse Model For Huntington's Disease, Graeme Hodgson, post doctoral student. Phenotypic Variability In NF1. Jacek Szudec, grad student. Wesbrook 201, 4:30-5:30pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-5312.
Violence In Art: The Case Of Hagiography. Sheila Delany, English, SFU. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House, 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Missing In Tibet And Another Selection. MOA, 6:30-9pm. Call 822-5087.
Gordon Cherry, trombone; John Rudolph, percussion. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Puccini's Turandot. Maria Eng, English. Nicholas Selman, Vancouver Opera. Floyd St. Clair, French. Buchanan penthouse, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4060.
Globalization Process Of Japanese Automobile Production: Some Evidence From Southern Ontario. Kenkichi Nagao, Geography, Osaka City University. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Uses Of Trusts In Estate Planning. Sandra Ballance, Douglas Symes & Brissenden. Angus 104, 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
How Democratic Are European Post-Communist Countries. Alan Siaroff, Political Science. Buchanan Penthouse, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-5969.
Why More Productivity Results In More Species: A Test Of Theory Using Treehole Communities. Diane Srivastava, post doctoral student. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8, 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Hermeneutics And Knowledge Today. James C. Risser, Philosophy, Seattle U. Green College, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
Redistribution Of Pulmonary Blood Flow Under Increased Gravity. Dr. Michael Hlastala, Physiology and Biophysics, U of Washington. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St., 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Plant Fibers In Composite Materials: A View Of Technical Challenges And Opportunities From A Heretic. James Bolton, Director, BioComposites Centre, U of Wales. MacMillan 166, 5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-1833.
Scholarly Communication in the Next Millenium Conference. Speakers from UBC, SFU, AUCC, CARL and others. SFU Harbour Centre. See http://www.sfu.ca/scom/ for registration information, call 822-3310.
The Hal 9000 Computer And The Vision Of 2001: A Space Odyssey. David G. Stork, Ricoh California Research Center. IRC#1, 12:30pm.
Statistics: A Guide To The Unknown. Prof. Emeritus Ned Glick, Statistics and Health Care/Epidemiology. IRC#6, 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Discussion to follow. Call 822-5552.
Corticosteroids In Meningitis. Zahra Esmail, post doctoral student. Cunningham 160, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Magmas, Metals And Mineral Exploration. John Thompson, Earth and Ocean Sciences. GeoSciences 330-A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.
How To Blow One's Nose: Norbert Elias And The Paradox Of Postmodernism. Thomas Salumets. ANSO 205, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2878.
Dexrazone: A Cardioprotective Agent For Anthracycline Chemotherapy. Dana Cole, post doctoral student. Cunningham 160, 1-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Designing A Future Out Of Wood: Industrial Design In The Wood Industry. Tom Becher, Associate Dean, Emily Carr School of Design. MacLeod 214, 1:30pm. Call 822-1833.
Considering The Place Between Violence And Its Representation. Marvin Cohodas, Fine Arts. Daniela Hempen, Germanic Studies. Sheila Delany, English, SFU. Green College, 3:30pm. Call 822-6067.
High Temperature Biological Removal Of Air Pollutants, Organics And Odours From Bleach Kraft Mill Condensates. Pierre Bérubé, post doctoral candidate. CEME 1215, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2637.
The Bisecting N-Acetylglucosamine Of N-Glycans Appears Dispensable For Mouse Development And Reproduction. John Priatel, post doctoral candidate. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.
Womens Life Stories. Rosalind Guest, Sally Halliday, Claudia Psaila. Continues March 13, 20, 27. Womens Resources Centre, 1144 Robson St., 7-9pm. To register call 822-0140.
Audrey Thomas, writer. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
The Emerging Role Of Epilepsy Surgery In Children. Dr. Mary Connolly, Neurology, BCCH. Dr. John Kestle, Neurosurgery, BCCH. GF Strong Auditorium, 8:30am. Call 875-2307.
Molecular Epidemiology Of TB. Dr. Mark Fitzgerald, Consultant, Provincial TB Control Program. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Open Mike Poetry Session. Bookstore, 12:30-1:30pm. Poets may pre-register by calling 822-2665.
Histories, Herstories, Heterologies: Cultural Narratives In A (Post) Modern Present. Green College, 1-9pm. Continues March 8, 9am-5pm and March 9, 9am-2pm. $10 entrance fee payable on March 7 at Anthropology and Sociology. Call 822-6067.
Every Woman's Journey: Called And Gifted. Vancouver School of Theology, 6000 Iona Drive, 5-9:30pm. Continues March 8, 8am-4pm. For registration and fees call 822-9815. Fax 822-9212.
Reproductive Effects Of Exposure To Chlorophenates: Male Fertility And Childhood Cancer. Helen Heacock, post doctoral student. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.
Thermodynamics Of Na-Al-Silicate Formation In The Recovery Cycle Of Kraft Pulp Mills. Hyeon Park, grad student. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Equal Reaction Rates For Different Pathways For Recombination Reactions. S. Alavi, Chemistry. Chemistry D-402 (centre block), 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Celebrate International Womens Day. Sheila Norgate, Vancouver Visual Artist. Social Work main floor, 4-6pm. Refreshments. Tickets $5. Call 822-9171.
The World My Mother Gave Me: Asian Women's Intergenerational Perspectives And Perceptions In Literature. Himani Banerji, York U; Joshua Mostow; Tineke Hellwig; Catherine Swatek; Keum Sook Kang. CK Choi 120, 5-9pm. Reception and refreshments 5-6pm. Dinner and movie 6-9pm. $15 for dinner. Continues March 8, 9am-4pm. Students, $8. Faculty/others, $15. Lunch included. Call 822-2629.
An All Day Event For High School Teams Involving Hands-On Physics. Spectators Are Welcome. Organized by Physics and Curriculum Studies (Mathematics & Science Education). Hennings and Hebb, 9am-4pm. Call 822-6286.
Better Times: Exploring The Idea Of A Shorter Work Week. Bruce O'Hara and Tom Walker. Curtis 101, 10am-2pm. $15. Bring lunch. Call 822-1450.
The Origin Of Blood Cells: A Matter Of Life And Death. Dr. Connie Eaves, Deputy Director, Terry Fox Laboratory, Vancouver. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-4636.
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 is $150. After Feb. 17 is $175. One day registration available. For further information call (604)822-2626. Fax: (604)822-4835.
HIV In Canada Today. Learning From Each Other. October 26-28, 1997. At the Westin Bayshore Hotel, 1601 West Georgia Street, Vancouver. Designed as a skills building format for individuals from a variety of backgrounds concerned about HIV and AIDS. Sponsored by Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UBC. For further information call 604-822-4965 or fax 604-822-4835 or e-mail: email@example.com.
The South Asia Colloquium of the Pacific Northwest (SACPAN) takes place at the Faculty Club, University of Washington, Seattle. Reception evening of Feb. 28. Colloquium March 1, 9am. For information call 822-5734. Fax: 822-8937. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photographic exhibition in the SUB art gallery. Exhibit hours : Feb. 24 - March 1, Monday-Friday 10am-2pm. Saturday 10am-4pm. For information call 266-7678.
An Eye-Catching Display Of Banned And Challenged Books - Don't Take Freedom To Read For Granted! Feb. 24- March 8. Bookstore, weekdays, 9am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm. Call 822-2665.
School of Music and Old Auditorium at various times. Feb. 24- 27. Call 688-0809.