A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from March 23 through April 5, 1997.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
March 23, 24, 25, 26,
April 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Introduction To Norooz. Mary Ghomshei, Mining. SUB ballroom, 6:30-8:30pm (cultural), 9:30pm-1am (party). Refreshments. Call 221-0632.
UBC Early Music Ensembles. Green College, 8:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Tamarind Mem, Anita Rau Badami. Bookstore, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2665.
The Tasks Of Theory (1). Prof. Terry Eagleton, Warton Professor of English, Oxford U. Buchanan A-205, 12:30pm. Call 822-9824/221-1506.
UBC Percussion Ensemble. John Rudolph, Sal Ferreras, directors. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
Topics In Orthopedic Engineering. Dr. Clive Duncan, Orthopedics. CEME 1204, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3904.
Clinical Evaluation In The Real World: Evaluation Of The Nursing Respite Program. Asst. Prof. Virginia Hayes, School of Nursing. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Koerner Pavilion T-180, 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-7453.
General Idea's Playful Texts: Irony, Excess, Enigmas, Ambiguities And Pleasure In The Miss General Idea 1984 Project. Isabela C. Varela, Fine Arts (Art History). Green College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Multimedia Grand Opening. UBC Main Library, Science & Engineering Division, Multimedia Station, 10am-3pm. Call 822-0689.
Transgenic Salmon: Production And Evaluation Of Aquaculture. R. Devlin, Fisheries and Oceans. MacMillan 158, 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
The Tasks Of Theory (II). Prof. Terry Eagleton, Oxford U. Panel discussion following. Green College, 12:30pm. Call 822-9824/221-1506.
Scratching The Surface Of Plant-Fungal Interaction: Infection-Related Morphogenesis And Host Responses In Rice Blast Disease. John Hamer, Biological Sciences, Purdue U. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Self-Organization In Surface Reactions. Prof. Gerhard Ertl, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Short Term Forecasts Of Meterological Variables With A Neural Network. Kassiem Jacobs, U of Hamburg. BioSciences 1465, 3:30pm. Call 822-1814.
Analysis Of Choice Data And Research In Random Utility Models. Prof. Harry Joe, Statistics. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Exploring Far's Modification Of Dominance. Randy Dreger, PhD candidate. Adenoviral-Mediated Gene Transfer Of The Human Lipoprotein. Kate ExCoffon, PhD candidate. Wesbrook 201, 4:30-5:30pm. Refreshments 4pm. Call 822-5312.
Coping With Stress, And Then Some: Hardiness, Resilience, And Salutogenesis. Peter Suedfeld, Psychology. Green College, 5:30pm. Reception in Graham House 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Uereinigung Exhibit. Connie Sterritt, Northwest Coast artist. MOA, 7:30-9pm. Call 822-5087.
The Coonrad-Morrey Total Elbow Arthroplasty: A Personal Series. Dr. R.W. McGraw, Dr. A.K. Baggoo, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Eye Care Centre Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.
Management Of Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence. Dr. Howard Fenster, Dr. Lorne Sullivan, Surgery; Dr. A David C. Manson, Urology. GF Strong Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4136.
Hybrid Or Hype?: Varying Perspectives On Interdisciplinarity. Keynote speaker, Pat Hutcheon, author. Presenters: Interdisciplinary and disciplinary graduate students. Green College, 9am-5pm. Reception 5-6pm. Call 822-0954.
UBC Jazz Ensemble. Fred Stride, director. Music Recital Hall, 12:30pm. Call 822-3113.
The Molecular Mechanism Of Cell Polarization In Yeast And T Cells. John Chant, Harvard U. Wesbrook 201, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Soziale Antriebe Der Gewalt Gegen Auslaender In Deutschland. Rainer Geissler, U of Siegen. Buchanan penthouse, 12:30pm. Call 822-6403.
Women And APEC. Sunira Thobani, former Nat'l Director National Action Committee. Ruth Wynn, Women's Studies, SFU. Asian Centre 604, 12:30pm. Call 822-2629.
Lending Relationships, Corporate Governance And Institutional Complementarity In Japanese Firms: An Empirical Analysis Of Panel Data 1982-1994. Hiroshi Izawa, Economics, Ritsumeikan U. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Immunological Aspects Of Reproduction. Dr. M. Stephenson, Obstetrics and Gynaecology. B.C. Women's Hospital/Health Centre 2-N35, 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Multiple Domains Of Attraction In Zooplankton Community Dynamics: Theory Meets Field Work. Chantal Ouimet, PhD candidate. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Call 822-3957.
High Performance Ventilation. Dr. Don McKenzie, Sports Medicine Clinic. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St. 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Intelligent Agents: Your Electronic Butler. David Orchard. David Lam Microcomputer Lab B, 6-10pm. $120. Call 822-1431.
There Is A Vision Of The Orient That I Have: Imperialism, Race, And Gender In The Madame Butterfly Narrative. Melinda Boyd, PhD candidate, Music; Sherrill Grace, English; Brian McIlroy, Film Program; Vera Micznik, Music; Jonathan Wisenthal, English. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Collegium Musicum. John Sawyer/Ramona Luengen, directors. Music Recital Hall, 8pm. Call 822-3113.
Living Between Water And Rocks: Law, First Nations And Land Use Planning. John Borrows, Law. Green College, 12pm. Call 822-6067.
Climate Change Scenarios In Canada's Northwest: Results And Reflections From The Mackenzie Basin Impact Study. Stewart J. Cohen, Sustainable Development Research Institute. GeoSciences 330A, 12:30pm. Call 822-3466/822-2267.
Public Opinion And Archaeological Heritage. David Pokotylo and others. ANSO 205, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2878.
Engineered Wood - "Building" The Future. Bill Adams, senior vice-president, MacMillan Bloedel. MacLeod 214, 1:30pm. Call 822-1833.
A Nonfogging Film Coating For Polycarbonate Lenses. Veljko Dragojlovic, Postdoctoral Research Fellow. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Estimating Resource Absorption In Service Systems. Prof. Leonard MacLean, Commerce and Business Admin. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
Sudbury Neutrino Observatory. C. Waltham. Hebb, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:40pm. Call 822-3853.
Content-Centric Computing. Ramesh Jain, U of California, San Diego. CICSR/CS 208, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Early Events In Erythropoietin Induced Signalling. Dr. Gerald Krystal, Pathology. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.
Violin Recital. Catherine Wong. Green College, 8pm. Call 822-6067.
Use Of Enzymes In Poultry Nutrition To Increase The Utilization Of Palm Kernel Meal (Agro-Industrial By-Products) In Malaysia. R. Chong, M.Sc candidate. MacMillan 158, 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
The Opium Wars: Unravelling The Molecular Regulation Of Alkaloid Biosynthesis In Opium Poppy. Peter Facchini, Biology, U of Calgary. BioSciences 2000, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Tom Siddon, EnviroSonics, Inc. Chemistry B-250 (south wing), 1pm. Refreshments 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
A Generalization Of Basu And Stein's Theorems. Prof. Bent Jorgensen, Statistics. CSCI 301, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0570.
How Is The Crossover Pattern Established During Meiosis In C.Elegans? Vijhee Vijayaratnam, PhD candidate. Isolation And Characterization Of Huntington Interacting Proteins. Michael Kalchman, PhD candidate. Wesbrook 201, 4:30-5:30pm. Refreshments, 4pm. Call 822-5312.
Mantuan Woman Maps 16th Century Markets: Diana Mantuana's Practice Of Printmaking. Prof. Evelyn Lincoln, History of Art, Brown U. Lasserre 102, 7pm. Two guest speakers. Call 822-2757.
Charles II's New Clothes. Prof. David Solkin, Art Historian, Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Lasserre 102, 7pm. Two guest speakers. Refreshments. Call 822-2757.
How To Get Your Work Published. Green College, 7:30pm. Call 822-6067.
Proximal Tibial Fibular Joint. Dr. R.L. Loomer, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, Eye Care Centre Auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4646.
Listeria Monocytogenes: Interactions With Host Cells. Patrick Tang, Microbiology and Immunology. Wesbrook 201, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
The Role Of Cadherins In Human Implantation. Spiro Getsios, MSc candidate. B.C. Women's Hospital/Health Centre 2-N35, 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Live Fast, Die Young: Behavioural Indirect Effects In Communities. Brad Anholt, Biology, U of Victoria. Family/Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8, 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.
Responses To Peter Gay, "On Writing The Freud Biography." Green College, 5pm. Call 822-6067.
Nitric Oxide And The Pulmonary Microcirculation. Dr. Dave McCormack, U of Western Ontario. Vancouver Hospital/HSC, 2775 Heather St. 3rd floor conference room, 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Don't Pick The Daisies! Is There Science We Shouldn't Do? Iain Taylor, Botany. IRC#6, 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5552.
Risk Sharing And Growth Of Consumption. Richard Blundess, University College London. Buchanan A-102, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4129.
Lamivudine In Hepatitis B. Agnes Lo, Pharm D candidate. Cunningham 160, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
L. Nicholas Ornston, Biology, Yale U. Wesbrook 201, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Building Envelope Failures In Southwestern BC. Paul Morris, research scientist, Forintek Canada Corp. MacLeod 214, 1:30pm. Call 822-1833.
The Donner Canadian Foundation - Funding Opportunities. Patrick Luciani, director, Donner Canadian Foundation. OAB Board and Senate room, 2pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5159.
Relations Of Power: In Search Of A Chinese Canadian History. Prof. Imogene Lim, Malaspina University College. CK Choi 120, 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Removal Of Resin And Fatty Acids In Biological Treatment Of Pulp And Paper Mill Waste. Doug Weddell, MASc candidate. CEME 1215, 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2637.
Extrasolar Planets. Geoff Marcy, San Francisco State U. Hebb, 4pm. Refreshments at 3:40pm. Call 822-3853.
The Function And Mechanism Of Genomic Imprinting In Mammals. Shirley Tighlman, Molecular Biology, Princeton. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call 822-8764.
Pediatric Intervention: State Of The Art. Dr. Richard Towbin, U of Pittsburg School of Medicine. GF Strong Auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.
1997 Diabetes Conference - Diabetes In The Young. Coast Plaza at Stanley Park, 8:30am-5pm. Continues April 5, 8:30am-1pm. Physicians $249. Other Health Care Providers $225. Students $75. Call 822-2626.
Random Acts Of Poetry. Bookstore, 12:30-1:30pm. Poets, to pre-register call 822-2665.
Respiratory Health Of Composting Workers Exposed To Microorganisms: Results Of A Pilot Nasal Lavage Study. Assoc. Prof. Dick Heederick, Wageningen Agricultural U. Vancouver Hospital/HSC Koerner Pavilion G-279, 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9595.
Fraternal Tribute: Diplomatic And Cultural Relations Between Korea And The Kingdom Of The Ryukyus, 1389-1637. Don Baker, Asian Studies. CK Choi conference room 120, 3:30pm. Call 822-2629.
Effect Of Molecular Structure On Rheological Behaviour Of Polyethylene. Igor Kazatchkov, PhD candidate. ChemEng 206, 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Aspect And The Construal Of Complement Clause Tense. Karen Zagona, U of Washington. Buchanan penthouse, 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-5594.
Time Dependent Density Functional Theory For Dynamics In Liquids. G. Patey, Chemistry. Chemistry D-402 (centre block), 4pm. Call 822-3266.
University Singers. James Fankhauser, director. Music Recital Hall, 8pm. Call 822-3113.
HIV Prevalence Incidence And Risk Behaviours In The Vancouver Injection Drug Use Study. Dr. Stephanie Strathdee, HIV epidemiologist, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. Mather 253, 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
UBC Chamber Strings. Eric Wilson, director. Music Recital Hall, 8pm. Call 822-3113.
Newton On Line: The Electronic Revolution In Mathematics. Prof. Peter Borwein, SFU. IRC #2, 8:15pm. Call 822-4636.
March 8 - October 13. 10am-6pm. Botanical Garden tours will be given by garden volunteers Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1pm. Call 822-9666 (gardens), 822-4529 (shop).
All UBC employees (including student employees) should have received their T4 slips in the mail. If you haven't, please contact Financial Services.
Drawing sessions from a nude model. Every Thursday until May, Lasserre 204, 12:30-2:15pm. Call 822-0074.
New Art From Cuba: Utopian Territories. March 22 - May 25, 1997. Gallery hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 12-5pm. 1825 Main Mall. Call 822-2759.
Recruiting volunteers for study, must be 18-35 yrs., marked PMS, otherwise in good health, no sleep problems, no shift workers, no medications (no Pill users), non-smokers. Honorarium $100. Reply by April 1. Call Carolyn at 822-7927.