A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from January 26 through February 8, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
January 26, 27, 28,
29, 30, 31
February 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Wintertime Singing Around The Fire. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Wagner's Music And The Question Of Antisemitism. Karl Zaenker, Germanic Studies. Buchanan penthouse, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-5969.
Real World Emissions For Motor Vehicles. Steve Rogak. CEME 1204, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.
The Two-Separate Paths Problem. Tali Eilam, post doctoral student, Commerce. CSCI 301, 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
Site-Specific Substitution Studies Of Residues At The Active Site Of B-Galactosidase (E.Coli) That Bind The Transition State. Dr. Gene Huber, U of Calgary. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Modes Of Imperialism In Latin America In The 19th And 20th Centuries. Prof. Alan Knight, St. Antony's College, Oxford U. Buchanan A-202, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2561.
Muscle Mechanics In Swimming Fish. Bob Shadwick, UC-San Diego. BioSciences 2449, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4228.
Effect Of Enzyme And Mild Hydrothermal Treatment On The Nutritive Value Of Canola Meal For Dairy Cattle. Suzanne Gill, graduate student. Macmillan 158, 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
Free Speech On The Internet: Principles And Controversy. Richard S. Rosenberg, Computer Science. Buchanan D-205, 12:30pm. Call 739-9822.
WebCT (WWW Course Tools) For On-Line Courses. Murray Goldberg, Computer Science; Bob Kubicek, Bonita Bray, History; David Sanderson, Human Kinetics; Patrick O'Brien, UCFV. Hebb, 2:30-4pm. Call 822-1851/822-3062.
But Is It Statistics? A Decade Of Definitions. Jonathan Berkowitz, Statistical Consultant. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Is Christianity True? Prof. Hugo Meynell, Religious Studies, U Calgary. Buchanan penthouse, 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-3112.
Cárdenas In Historical Perspective. Buchanan Tower 1206/07, 4:30-6pm. Reception to follow in Buchanan Penthouse. Call 822-5184/822-2561.
Right-Wing Politics And Feminism In Canada And The United States. Lisa Young, post doctoral student, Political Science. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
A Fireside Chat With Roy Surette, theatre director. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Review Of Cases: Division Of Trauma Morbidity And Mortality Rounds. Dr. H.M. Broekhuyse, Orthopedic Trauma. Vancouver Hospital/HSC Eye Care Centre auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.
UBC Faculty Pension Operations And Benefits. Stan Hamilton and Marcelle Sprecher, Faculty Pension Plan. Angus 104, 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Process For Handling Appeals And Complaints. Maria Klawe, VP Student/Academic Services, moderator. SUB conversation pit, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6799.
Jeffrey Snedeker, natural horn; Marilyn Wilbanks, fortepiano; Martin Hackleman and Dawn Haylett, horns. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Ecological Hypotheses And Permutation Tests: Putting Things In Order. Marie-Josee Fortin, U Sherbrooke. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8, 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Marilyn Dumont, Poet And Author Of "A Really Good Brown Girl." Green College, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
Control Of Breathing In Hypometabolic States. Bill Milsom, Zoology. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St., 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Citizenship, Democracy And Globalization. Mark Poster, History, U of California--Irvine. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
`In,' Not `Of' Post-colonial Studies In Asia. Joshua Mostow, Asian Studies. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Creating A Critical Health Technology Assessment: The Case Of The "Triple Test." Patricia Lee and Ken Bassett. ANSO 205, 12-1pm. Call 822-2878.
Euro-Canadian Fishing Law And Social Transformations In North Coast First Nations Customary Practice. Charles Menzies, Anthropology and Sociology. Green College, 12pm. Call 822-6067.
Arts Week '97 Hosts Its Poetry And Short Story Competition. Bookstore, 12:30-2:30pm. Limited seating. Call 822-2665.
Herpes Simplex Virus Entry Into Host Cells: The Secret Handshake. Dr. Frank Tufaro, Microbiology and Immunology. IRC#6, 12:30-2:30pm. Discussion and refreshments to follow. Call 822-5552.
Rick Hansen And UBC: Past, Present And Future. Rick Hansen, director, Rick Hansen Institute. IRC#1, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3913.
Seismic Imaging Of Massive Sulphide Deposits. Andy Calvert, Ecole Polytechnique. GeoSciences 330A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.
A Thousand Monster Opinions: The Coffee House And Print Culture In Restoration London. Joseph Monteyne, PhD candidate, Fine Arts. Lasserre 102, 12:30pm. Call 822-2757.
UBC Chamber Orchestra. Tawnya Popoff, viola soloist. Jesse Read, conductor. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
The Difference Between Deleuze's Difference And Derrida's Difference. Bruce Baugh, visiting professor. Buchanan D-202, 1-2:30pm. Call 822-3292.
Environmental Issues In B.C. Vicky Husband, Sierra Club. CEME 1215, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2637.
Gravity, General Relativity. Don Page, U of Alberta. Hebb, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-3853.
Biological And Relational Aspects Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder In Children. Stephen P. Hinshaw, Psychology, U of California, Berkeley. Kenny 1210, 4pm. Call 822-6771.
RNA-Protein Interactions In The Regulation Of Coronavirus RNA-Dependent RNA. Dr. Michael M.C. Lai, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, U of Southern California. IRC#6, 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-3178.
Issues In First Nations Post-Secondary Education. Grace Mirehouse, president, Assoc. Aboriginal Post-Secondary Institutes (BC); Sharilyn Calliou, director, T"skel Studies; Dawn Morrison, Native Education Centre. Green College, 4:30-6:30pm. Call 822-2593/822-6067.
Characterization Of SaBR, A Novel Cell Surface Protein Involved In Lymphocyte Activation. Tracy Sexton, PhD candidate, Medical Genetics. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.
Racialized Legal History. Constance Backhouse, Law, U of Western Ontario; Louis A. Knafla, History, U of Calgary, moderator. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Mitochondrial Diseases -- What Are They And How Do We Diagnose Them? Dr. Derek Applegarth, Dr. Lorne Clarke, Pediatrics and Medical Genetics. GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.
Asleep In The Fast Lane: Public Health Aspects Of Sleeplessness. Stanley Coren, director, Human Neuropsychology and Perception Laboratory. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Various speakers. Green College, 9am-6pm. $50 (waived for UBC faculty and students). Call 822-6525.
Assessment Of Occupational Hearing Requirements. Stanley Forshaw, P.Eng. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.
Cardiac Lipoprotein Lipase During Diabetes And Hypertension. Dr. Brian Rodrigues. Cunningham 160, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Renormalization And 3-Manifolds That Fiber Over The Circle. Curt McMullen, U of California--Berkeley. Mathematics 104, 3:30pm. Refreshments in Math Annex, room 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Factors Limiting The Enzymatic Hydrolysis Of Cellulose. Paul Thomas, graduate student, Chemical Engineering. Chemical Engineering 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
On Ways Of Expressing Scope: Distributivity In St'át'imcets (Lillooet Salish). Hamida Demirdache, Linguistics, and Lisa Matthewson, SFU Linguistics. Buchanan penthouse, 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5594.
Growth And Melting Simulations Of The Leonard-Jones Crystal Liquid Interface. R. Moss, Chemistry. Chemistry D-402 centre block, 4pm. Call 822-3266.
UBC Chamber Orchestra. Tawnya Popoff, viola soloist. Jesse Read, conductor. Music Recital Hall, 8pm. Call 822-3113.
Various Speakers. Atrium Inn, 2889 E. Hastings, 9am-6pm. $30 includes lunch and reception. Register at SUB 100D. Call 822-9268.
Democracy In Peril. Mike Harcourt. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Challenges And Rewards In The Development Of Contaminated Water Recycling Technology. Tom Bower, Comprehensive Water Management Ltd. CEME 1204, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.
Regionalism And National Identity: The Case Of Spain. Arsenio Pacheco, Hispanic and Italian Studies. Buchanan Penthouse, 3:30-5:00pm. Call 822-5969.
Integrin Signalling Regulates Tissue-Specific Gene Expression In Mammary Epithelial Cells. Dr. Calvin Roskelley, Anatomy. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3178.
Behavioural Biology Of Leatherback Turtles. Frank Paladino, Indiana-Purdue U. Biosciences 2449, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4228.
China, Hong Kong, And The Transfer. Sandra Wilking, Asia Pacific Foundation. Cecil Green Park House main floor, 10am. Call 224-4419.
Metabolism Adjustments To Stress In Fish. M. Vijayan. Macmillan 158, 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
Chemical Ecology And Photochemistry Of Thiarubrine Antibiotics. Jon Page, PhD candidate, Botany. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Recent Developments In The Chinese PLA. Jing-dong Yuan, post doctoral student, Institute of International Relations. CK Choi 129, 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-2629.
Superlattice Reactants: A Kinetically Controlled Approach To New Solid State Compounds With Designed Structure. Prof. David Johnson, U of Oregon. Chemistry 250, south wing, 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Computer Simulations In Business Ethics. Chris MacDonald, PhD candidate, Philosophy. Angus 415, 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
The Carceral Vision: Literary Theory And Cultural Studies. Graham Good, English. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House, 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Hypotensive Epidural Anaesthesia For Lower Extremity Surgery. Dr. Ken Turnbull, Anaesthesia. Dr. Nigel Sharrock. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Eye Care Centre auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.
Up To 60% Savings On Staedtler Writing Instruments, Art, Drafting And Office Supplies. Bookstore, 9am-5pm. Call 822-2665.
UBC Faculty Pension Investments. Rob Heinkel and Christine McLeod, Faculty Pension Plan. Angus 104, 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Henri-Paul Sicsic, piano. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Sexual Selection And Speciation In The Threespine Stickleback. Jeff McKinnon, post doctoral student, Zoology. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments in Hut B-8, 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Asthma And Asthma-Like Disorders Associated With Machining Fluid Aerosol Exposures. Dr. Susan Kennedy, Health Care and Epidemiology. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St., 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Being Interdisciplinary. Ken MacCrimmon, Commerce and Business Administration. Green College, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
The open session begins at 8am. Fifteen tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on application to the Board Secretary at least 24 hours before each meeting. Old Administration Building, Board and Senate room. Call 822-2127.
Pictures Worth More Than A Thousand Words: Magazines And Discourses Of Feminity. Dawn Currie and Becki Ross with Shawna Murphy and Jessica Ulrich. ANSO 205, 12-1pm. Call 822-2878.
Hydrothermal Fluid Flow And Mineral Zonation In Skarns Associated With Magmatic Systems. Larry Meinert, Washington State U. GeoSciences 330A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Martin Berinbaum, director. Old Auditorium, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
Physics Of Batteries. Sylvia Wessel, Dynamotive Technologies Corp. Hebb, 4pm. Refreshments in Hebb lobby at 3:45pm. Call 822-3853.
A Lecture On Canadian Poet
bp Nichol. Dean Shirley Neuman, Arts. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Distinguished Artists. Anton Kuerti, piano recital. Music Recital Hall 8pm. $19, adult. $10, student/senior. Call 822-5574.
New Advances In Pediatric HIV Disease. Dr. Jack Forbes. GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.
Mortality Patterns In Persons With Developmental Disabilities: Community Vs. Institutional Care. Dr. David Strauss, U of California--Riverside. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Occupational And Environmental Health Associated With Contaminated Site Remediation. Susan Eyre, Dillon Consulting Ltd. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.
UBC Percussion Ensemble. John Rudolph, Sal Ferreras, directors. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
Yes, No, Maybe So -- New Approaches To Assessing Clients' Decisional Conflict And Providing Decision Support. Assoc. Prof. Annette O'Connor, U of Ottawa. Vancouver Hospital/HSC Koerner Pavilion G-279, 2:30-4pm. Call 822-7453.
Dr. Andre Longtin, U of Ottawa. Mathematics 104, 3:30pm. Refreshments in Math Annex 1115, 3:15:pm. Call 822-2666.
Analysis Of Time Correlation Functions For Mixed Quantum-Classical Systems. Liam McWhirter, Chemistry. Chemistry D-402 centre block, 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Corporations And The Environment. Various speakers including: Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd Society and Owens Wiwa, Nigerian Ogoni Activist. Continues Feb. 8. Curtis. Registration Friday, 6pm; Saturday, 8am. $15 includes lunch on Saturday. Call 822-2880.
Trichy Sankaran, mrdangam. Music Recital Hall, 8pm. Adults $15. Seniors/students $8. Call 822-5574.
John Rudolph, percussion, Salvador Ferreras, percussion. Music Recital Hall, 2pm. Call 822-3113.
Workshop With Trichy Sankaran, mrdangam. Music Recital Hall, 3:30pm. Call 822-3113.
UBC Jazz Ensemble. Jack Duncan, Cuban/African drums. Sal Ferreras, Latin percussion. Fred Stride, director. Music Recital Hall, 8pm. Call 822-3113.
How To Read Blueprints And Increase Your Knowledge Of Construction Drawings. Robert Salikan. CEME, 9am-5pm. $140. Call 822-1884.
David Adams Richards, novelist. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
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: email@example.com.
UBC Community Sport Services offers adult ballet, gymnastics and ice hockey classes for beginners. No experience is necessary. For more information call 822-3688.
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.
Weekly sales of furniture, computers, scientific etc. held every Wednesday, noon-5pm. SERF, Task Force Building, 2352 Health Sciences Mall. Call 822-2582 for information.
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.
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. Please call 875-5254.
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.
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).
The Young Diabetic. Interprofessional 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. For further information call 822-2626.
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.
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.
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.