A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from March 9 through March 22, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
March 9, 10, 11, 12,
13, 14, 15, 16,
17, 18, 19, 20,
Envisioning History's Greatest Garden In 3-D Computer Graphics. David Botta, Artist. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
An Evening Of Classical Persian Music. Amir Kushkani and company. Green College piano lounge, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Plant Lipids: Redirecting Metabolism For Fun And Profit. Vic C. Knauf, Calgene Inc. IRC#6, 12:30-1:30. Refreshments before seminar. Call 822-4838.
Ethnicity And Nationalism In Contemporary Europe. Richard Swartz, author and East Central European journalist. Buchanan penthouse, 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-6403.
Helping The Harassed - Practical Skills For Third Parties. Margaretha Hoek. David Lam basement, Faculty Development Seminar room (use outside entrance behind Trekkers,) 2:30-5pm. For registration call 822-9149.
The Suicide Experiment: Hervé Guibert's AIDS Video `La Pudeur ou l'Impudeur'. Ross Chambers, U of Michigan. Green College, 3:30pm. Call 822-6067/822-4004.
Walter C. Koerner Library. Koerner Library Plaza (outside), 3:30-4:15pm. Call 822-3310.
A Reconfigurable Computer Control System For Machines And Processors. Yusuf Altintas, Mechanical Engineering. CEME 1204, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.
Galaxy Chemical Enrichment By Starbursts. Jean-Rene Roy, Laval U. Hennings 318, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2802.
The European Union And The Environment - Centralization And Fragmentation. Jutta Brunnee, Law. Buchanan Penthouse, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-5969.
Molecular Mechanisms Of Self/Nonself Recognition In Fungi. Louise Glass, Botany. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-3341.
Rational Cooperation, Intention And Reconsideration. Joe Mintoff, U of Newcastle. Angus 307, 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
An Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism. Prof. Alvin Plantinga, U of Notre Dame. Scarfe 100, 4pm. Call 822-3112.
Axon Guidance By Diffusible Attractants And Repellants. Marc Tessier Lavigne, UCSF. BioSciences 2449, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2131.
Law School Admissions In Canada: The Politics Of Decision Making. Dawna Tong, Sociology. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Giddy Limits: Canadian Studies And Other Metaphors. William H. New, English. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-6067.
The Role Of The Great Library In The Life Of The University. President David Strangway; Prof. John Gilbert, Chair, Senate Library Committee; Dean Shirley Neuman, Arts. Main Library Ridington Room, 12-1:20pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4430.
Humanism And Civil Rights. Kay Stockholder, B.C. Civil Liberties Association. Buchanan D-205, 12:30pm. Call 221-8114.
The Taste Of A Man (1997). Slavenka Drakulic, Croatian journalist/author. Buchanan A-102, 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Post Pharm. D. Programs In Canada: Results Of 1996 National Survey. Prof. P. Jewesson, Pharmaceutical Sciences. IRC#3, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Modelling Growth Patterns In Foraging Clonal Plants. Clive Welham, Botany. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Mass-Selected Clusters, Cluster-Assembled Materials And Nanostructures. Prof. Martin Moskovits, U of Toronto. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments, 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Understanding How An Enzyme Works Using Total Chemical Synthesis And Mass Spectrometry. Michael Fitzgerald, Scripps Research Institute. BioMed Research Centre seminar room, 3-4pm. Call 822-7810.
Inference For Complex Computer Codes With Different Levels Of Complexity. Prof. A. O'Hagan, Mathematics, Nottingham U. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Pluralism: A Defense Of Religious Exclusivism. Prof. Alvin Plantinga, U of Notre Dame. Scarfe 100, 4pm. Call 822-3112.
Towards A Function For The Human And Murine PLA2-Like Gene. Paul Kowalski, Ph.D student. Sequencing BssHII Sites On Human Chromosome 8. Leah Debella, MSc candidate. Wesbrook 201, 4:30-5:30pm. Refreshments, 4pm. Call 822-5312.
Time And Being. Steven Savitt, Philosophy. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
The Edge Of Everything: Canadian Culture And The Border Field. William H. New, English. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-6067.
To Discuss New Child Care Programs. Child Study Centre, 2881 Acadia Road, activity room, 7:45pm. Please RSVP to 822-5343.
Dr. Peter O'Brien, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hospital/HSC Eye Care Centre Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.
Poets. Zoe Landale, Jane Munro. Buchanan E-474, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2712.
Richard Swartz, author and journalist. Buchanan penthouse, 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-6403.
Ross Taggart Trio, jazz. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3. Call 822-5574.
Experimental Progress In Xenotransplantation. Dr. Joseph Tai, Pathology. BC Women's Hospital/Health Centre 2-N35, 2pm. Call 875-3108
Is Belief In God Rational? Prof. Alvin Plantinga, U of Notre Dame. Scarfe 100, 4pm. Call 822-3112.
Spatial And Temporal Scales Of Community Responses To Disturbance. Bill Neill, Zoology, Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments in Hut B-8, 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Update: Developments In Leukotriene Antagonist Research. Dr. Ian Rodger, Mcmaster U. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St. 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Fear And The News Media. Prof. David Altheide, Arizona State U. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
The State Of Child And Family Health Worldwide. Dr. Michael Seear, Mather 112, 5:30pm. Call 224-3787.
Networking Skills For Recent Graduates And Students. Blair Grabinsky, Career Services. Cecil Green Park House main floor, 7-9pm. $2. Light refreshments/cash bar. Call 822-8917.
The Centre Of Somewhere Else: The Pig War And English 91. William H. New, English. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Molière's Shorts. Three One-Act Plays By Molière. Frederic Wood Theatre, 8pm. Tickets $8-$14. Refreshments. 2 for 1 preview March 12. Continues to March 22. Call 822-2678.
Words And Bullets: A Writer And The War. Slavenka Drakulic, Journalist. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-5675.
Koerner Library 3rd floor lobby, every half hour between 10am-12noon and 2-4pm. Also March 14, 15. Call 822-3858.
Feminism, Pornography And The Criminal Code (Or Just How Democratic Can We Be?) Prof. Emerita Kay Stockholder. IRC#6, 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-9876.
Origins And Functions Of The Chlamydial Inclusion In Host Cells. Dr. Ted Hackstadt, Rocky Mountain Laboratory. IRC#1, 12:30pm. Refreshments before seminar. Call 822-2210.
Bread N' Butter: Gendering Processes In White Collar And Professional Occupations. Gillian Creese, Fiona Kay. ANSO 205, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-6683.
Ocean/Atmosphere Variability And Biogeochemical Cycles: Stable Isotope Geochemistry Of Marine Deposits. Steve Calvert. GeoSciences 330A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.
Flavonoids As Indicators Of Evolution In The Hawaiian Flora. Ji Yong Yang, MSc candidate. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Web-based Law Course And Pharmacy CAI Modules. Christine Boyle and Marilyn MacCrimmon, Law. Simon Albon, Pharmaceutical Sciences. Media Services Telecentre, 1-2pm. Call 822-1851.
Philosophical Dimensions Of The Problem Of Unintended Consequences. Led by Joe Naylor, Lecturer, Arts One Program. IRC#6, 1:30-2:15pm. Call 822-9876.
Paper And The Electronic Age: Evolution Or Revolution? Joe Wright, PAPRICAN. MacLeod 214, 1:30pm. Call 822-1833.
Biological Motors. San Xiang, Radiology. Hebb theatre, 4pm. Refreshments, 3:45pm. Call 822-3853.
Interactive Simulation And Physically Based Animation. Prof. Andrew Witkin, Carnegie Mellon U. CICSR/CS 208, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.
The Role Of CD45 And Its Phosphatase Activity In T Cell Signalling Events. Pauline Johnson, Microbiology. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments, 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.
The World System Perspective In The Construction Of Economic History. Prof. Janet Lippman Abu-Lughod, New School for Social Research. Buchanan Tower 1206/07, 4:30-6pm. Call 822-2561.
Governing Pregnancy: The Social Fetus As Textual Assemblage. Lorna Weir, York U. Green College, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
Readings Of Original, Creative Works. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Economic Impact Of HIV/AIDS. Dr. Robin Hanvelt. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Performance Presentations And Poetry Readings Promoting Cultural Partnerships Between Women In Honour Of International Women's Day. International House, 1783 West Mall, 12-3pm. Registration, call 822-2415.
Global History: The World System In The Thirteenth Century. Prof. Janet Lippman Abu-Lughod, New School for Social Research. Buchanan A-202, 12:20-1:30pm. Call 822-2561.
Individual Guilt And Collective Responsibility: Ordinary People And The War. Slavenka Drakulic, Croatian journalist/author. Buchanan A-104, 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Developing An Emergency Response Program. Heather Lyle, Emergency Planner, City of Vancouver. Vancouver Hospital/HSC Koerner pavilion G-279. 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.
Koerner Library Run/Walk. Run starts at SUB; Walk starts at Main Library, 12:40pm. Call 822-3310.
Elections To The European Parliament: Do They Have Anything To Do With Europe? Alan Siaroff. Graduate Student Centre 201, 3-4:30pm. Call 822-5456.
Environmental Degradation And Urban Development: Issues In The Lower Fraser Basin. Neil Guppy, Sociology; Peter Urmetzer and Don Blake, Political Science. Geography 229, 3:30pm. Call 822-2663.
Phonology. Donca Steriade, UCLA. Buchanan Penthouse, 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5594.
The Effect Of Oxygen On Synthetic Crude Oil Fouling. Balamurali Navaneetha-Sundaram, MSc candidate. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
The Interaction Of Two Surfaces In An Electrolyte Solution. F. Otto, Chemistry. Chemistry D-402 (centre block), 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Introduction To The Internet: Level 1. Jonn Martell. David Lam, Microcomputer Lab A, 9am-1pm. $100. Call 822-1420.
Getting Started With Electronic Commerce. William Koty, Continuing Studies. David Lam seminar room, 9:30am-1pm. $100. Call 822-1420.
Piano Recital, Kiyoko Tanaka. Green College, 7pm. Call 822-6067.
A Pack Of Lies: The Truth About Cigarette Advertising. Prof. Richard Pollay, Commerce and Business Administration. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-4636.
David Woolacott, Artist. Green College, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
Reading Of Green College Resident Colleen Subasic's Thesis Play, "A Brief Case Of Crack-Addicted Cockroaches." Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Asian Foods And Folkways at the Carpark in the CK Choi building. Street foods will be sold from 11am-1:30pm in the CK Choi lounge. Performances, lecture and slide presentation on Asian foods, cooking demonstrations, 1:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Inter-Cultural Receptivity: The Case Of Polish And Russian Literatures. Bozena Karwowska, Slavic Studies, Hispanic and Italian Studies. Buchanan Penthouse, 3:30-5pm. Call 822-5969.
Role Of Second Messengers And Protein Kinases In Activity Dependent Plasticity Of Neurons. John Lisman, Brandeis U. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-0705.
Use Of Flexible Logic In Process Control. Clarence de Silva. CEME 1204, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.
Dark Matter Candidates. Kim Griest, U of California-San Diego. Hennings 318, 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2802.
Snake Red Blood Cells: From Animal Physiology To ATP Compartmentalisation. Rolf Ingermann, U of Idaho. BioSciences 2449, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2310.
The Risk Of Natural Disasters. Andrew Frederiksen, Earth and Ocean Sciences. Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
On Measurement. Theodore Porter, History, UCLA. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-3009.
Effects Of Drugs, Substances Of Abuse And Environmental Toxicants On The Developing Fetus. Dr. Harpal S. Buttat, Bureau of Drug Research, Ottawa. IRC#3, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Studies In The Abstract Properties Of Individuals. I. Emergence In Grass Inflorescences. Jack Maze. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Single Molecule Reaction Chemistry. Prof. Norm Dovichi, U of Alberta. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments, 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
The Meanings Of Measurement. Theodore Porter, UCLA; Brian Wynne, Lancaster U. Green College, 1-5pm. Call 822-3009.
Model (GCM) Simulations Of The Effect Of Prescribed Variations In Sea-Surface Temperatures And Sea-Ice Extent On Atmospheric Variability. Francis Zwiers, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis. BioSciences 1465, 3:30pm. Call 822-1814.
Exact Algorithms For Maximum-Entropy Sampling. Prof. Jon Lee, Mathematics, U of Kentucky. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Lipoprotein Lipase: Association With Dyslipidemia And Coronary Artery Disease. Eric Gagne, PhD candidate. Concordance Between Prenatal Diagnosis And Fetal Autopsy Diagnosis. Tod MacPherson, MSc candidate. Wesbrook 201, 4:30-5:30pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-5312.
The Future Of The Humanities In Canada. Prof. J.M. Bumsted, U Manitoba. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception, Graham House 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Spies Amongst Us: How To Protect Your Privacy On The Internet. Jack Chakhalian, Science. David Lam Microcomputer Lab B, 6:30-9:30pm. $85. Call 822-1420.
Ancient Israel And The Sea. Prof. Robert Stieglitz, Rutgers U. MOA, 7:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Congenital Anomalies Of The Cervical Spine And Shoulder Girdle. Dr. Stephen J. Tredwell, Dr. Chris W. Reilly, Dr. Fadi Tarazi, Dr. Joel M. Werier. Vancouver Hospital/HSC Eye Care Centre Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.
Novelists. Dennis Bolen and Eden Robinson. Buchanan E-474, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2712.
Lee Duckles, cello; Silvia Fraser, piano. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. $3. Call 822-5574.
Hepatocyte Growth Factor/Scatter Factor And The C-Met Receptor In Human Ovarian Cells. Alice Wong. B.C. Women's Hospital/Health Centre 2-N35, 2pm. Call 875-3108.
The Structure Of An Enzyme Responsible For Aminoglycoside Antibiotic Resistance. Albert Berghuis, Biochemistry, McMaster U. IRC#4, 3:45pm. Call 822-4900.
Ecological Footprint Analysis Of Japan. Yoshihiko Wada, Community and Regional Planning. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay ... Watching The California Sea Lions Come In. Hilary Feldman, Zoology. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8, 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
The Seventh Regular Meeting Of Senate, UBC's Academic Parliament. Curtis 102, 8pm. Call 822-2951.
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. OAB Board and Senate room, 6328 Memorial Road. Call 822-2127.
Volcanic Debris Flows (lahars): Experience From North And Central America And South-East Asia. Thomas C. Pierson, US Geological Survey. GeoSciences 330-A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.
Molecular Ships-In-Bottles. John Sherman, Chemistry. IRC#6, 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-9876.
On The Future Of Human Rights And Responsible Government In Hong Kong. Martin Lee, Member, Legislative Council of Hong Kong. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
UBC Chinese Ensemble. Alan Thrasher, director. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
Colonial Texts And Contemporary Contexts: Problems In Interpreting A Settler Memoir. Joanne Fiske. ANSO 205, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2878.
Prophylaxis Of NSAID-Induced Ulcers And H2 Blockers. David Gardner, PharmD candidate. Cunningham 160, 1-2pm. Call 822-4645.
Panel Discussion: Renaissance Studies At UBC: What Is It? What's It Doing? Daniela Boccasini, Italian Studies, French; Tony Dawson, English; Denis Danielson, English; Stephen Guy-Bray, English; Geral Hobbs, Vancouver School of Theology; Rose Marie San Juan, Fine Arts. Green College, 4:30pm. Call 822-6067.
The Molecular Basis For Substrate Selectivity In Bacterial Pore-Forming Proteins. Robert Hancock, Microbiology. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments, 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.
A Long Life Considered: Norbert Elias And The Theory Of Civilization. Hermann Korte, U Hamburg. Goethe Institut, 944 W. 8th Ave., 7:15pm. Continues: March 21. Green College, 9am-4pm; March 22, Green College, 10am-1pm. Call 822-5157.
Daughters Of Development: Drowning In The Mainstream, or Stuck On The Margins. Mary Lindsay, Consultant. Green College, 8-9:30pm. Call 822-6067/822-8660.
Cost Effectiveness Of Breast Cancer Screening. Dr. Charles Wright, Vancouver Hospital/HSC. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Practicing Interdisciplinarity: Nurturing Environments For Interdisciplinary Research. Various speakers. Green College, 10am-4:30pm. Continues March 22, MOA theatre, 2-5:30pm. Call 822-4211.
The UBC Classroom Hearing Accessibility Study. Susan Kennedy, Murray Hodgson, Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Koerner pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.
Party, State, And Political Competition In Canada: The Cartel Model Revisited. Lisa Young. Graduate Student Centre 201, 3-4:30pm. Call 822-5456.
Measurement Of Ultrasonic Radiation Forces For Particle-Liquid Separations. Steven Woodside, PhD candidate. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Syllable Contact In Optimality Theory. Stuart Davis, Indiana U. Buchanan Penthouse, 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5594.
Coupling Of Relaxation And Attachment Of Electrons In CCl4/Inert Gas Mixtures. Ki Leung, Chemistry. Chemistry D-402 (centre block), 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Clark Terry Quintet. Chan Centre, 8pm. Adult, $23. Student/senior, $12. Call 822-5574.
Reforming Our Tax And Welfare System. Prof. Richard Blundell, University College, London. IRC#2, 8:15pm. Call 822-4636.
New Art From Cuba: Utopian Territories. Opens Friday, March 21, 8-10pm. March 22 - May 25. Gallery hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 12-5pm. 1825 Main Mall. Call 822-2759.
Research on Women and Gender takes place May 8, 9am-5pm. Speakers will be graduate students. Please submit one page abstract and brief biography by March 21. Call 822-9173.
Advice from the campus community has been sought to assist Child Care Services with the development of programs for space vacated by the Child Study Centre. The public is invited to meet with the Administrator, Child Care Services and the Director, Housing & Conferences, to review feedback and discuss operating options. Time and place: Tuesday, March 11, 7:45pm, in the activity room of the Child Study Centre at 2881 Acadia Road. Please RSVP to 822-5343.