A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from November 30 through December 13, 1997.

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

November 30
December 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Sunday, Nov. 30

Christmas At The Shop In The Garden

Fresh Festive Wreaths, Baskets And Tree Ornaments Made By The Friends Of The Garden. Give a gift that keeps on growing, choose a live tree or plant this year. Botanical Garden while quantities last. Call 822-4529.


Indian Editorial Cartoons. 60 years of Indian editorial cartoons by three generations of India's first cartoonists. Asian Centre Aud. from 12-5pm. Continues to Dec. 12. Call 822-0810.

Christmas Bakeshop '97

Place Your Orders. Orders can be picked up or shop in person. Free delivery on campus for $75 order or more. Pacific Spirit Place from 11:30-2pm. Continues to Dec. 16. Call 822-6828.

World And Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Day

Readings, Video Screening, Names Quilts Viewing. Various speakers. MOA Great Hall from 2-5pm. Admission by donation. Refreshments. Call 822-5087.

Green College Performing Arts Group

Memorial Reading For Poet Charles Lillard. Colleagues and Friends. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.

Monday, Dec. 1

Astronomy Seminar

Andrew Jaffe, CFPA, Berkley. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.

Green College Resident Speaker Series

Cantor And Borges: The Frightful Dynasties Of Infinity. Enrique Lemus, Commerce. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Faculty Women's Club

Christmas Boutique And Luncheon. Cecil Green Park House from 10am-2pm. Call 222-1134.

Animal Science Seminar Series

Effects Of Unilateral Ovariectomy On Follicular Dynamics, Plasma Gonadotropin, Progesterone, IGF-I Concentrations, Ovulation And Pregnancy Rates In Cattle. Mahesh Mohan. MacMillan 160 at 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.

Oceanography Seminar

The Role Of Iron In Fish Deaths Due To Harmful Algal Blooms. Charles Trick, Plant Sciences, U of Western Ontario. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.

Centre For Applied Ethics Colloquium

The Missing Voice In Genetic Risk: Adolescent Experiences. Jessica Easton, Interdisciplinary Studies. Angus 415 from 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.

Statistics Seminar

The Use Of Robust Methods In Geostatistics. Lola Ugarte; Ana Fernandez Militino, Statistics, Publica de Navarra U. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, bring your mug. Call 822-0570.

Art Exhibition Opening

Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection. MOA Lobby from 7-9pm. Call 822-5087.

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Current Concepts In Posterior Tibial Tendon Ruptures. Dr. J. Chris Coetzee, Prince George Regional Hosp. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.

Dickens Christmas Lunch At Cecil Green Park

Full Buffet And Plum Pudding Too! Two seatings, 11:30am; 1:30pm. Continues to Dec 5. $20.95. Call for reservations 822-2018.


Meet The Author Of Unhealthy Societies: The Afflictions Of  Inequality. Richard G. Wilkinson, Trafford Centre for Medical Research, U of Sussex. Mather 253 at 1:30pm. Call 822-6014.

Ecology, Evolution And Centre For Biodiversity Research Seminars

Truffles, Fire And A Tropical Mycophagist: Ecology Of The Northern Bettong In Fire-Prone West Sclerophyll Forest. Karl Vernes, James Cook U. Family and Nutritional Sciences 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4:10pm. Call 822-3957.

Thursday, Dec. 4

Continuing Education Workshop

Basic Trade And Business Management Of Intellectual Property. Various speakers. Koerner Library 216 from 9am-5pm. Continues to Dec 5. $460 includes course material, lunch, certificate. Call 822-3347.

UBC Faculty Pension Plan Informational Session

Basic Principles Of Investing. Rob Heinkel, vice-chair, Faculty Pension Plan Board of Trustees. Buchanan A-104 from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-0685.

Policy Issues In Post-Secondary Education In B.C.

The Demand And Supply Of Post-Secondary Education And Training In British Columbia. Robert Allen, Economics. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Friday, Dec. 5

Health Care And Epidemiology Rounds

A Qualitative Study Of Cervical Cancer In Acculturated Chinese Women In Vancouver. Dr. Greg Hislop, Cancer Control Research Program, BC Cancer Agency. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking avail. in Lot B. Call 822-2772.

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

The Implications Of Foetal Echocardiography. Various speakers. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.

Occupational Hygiene Program Seminar

Lowering Wood Dust Exposures In Small Businesses: An Intervention Study. Lisa Brosseau, U of Minnesota. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC Koerner G-279 (ground floor) from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.

Saturday, Dec. 6

Vancouver Institute Lecture And Concert

On Performing Beethoven. Prof. Robert Silverman, Music. Chan Centre at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.

Monday, Dec. 8

Green College Resident Speaker Series

Why The Worm Turned Green: The Use Of Transgenic Nematodes As Biomonitors For Environmental Pollution. Helen David, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

First Nations Discussion Circle

The Amazing Sameness Of The Other, Or, How Listening To Haida Oral Literature Turns Society Inside Out. Robert Bringhurst. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

Economic Analysis In Orthopaedics. Dr. K. Stothers, Orthopaedics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Cal 875-4192.

Food Services Christmas Events

Old Fashioned Christmas Lunch. Pacific Spirit Place Cafeteria from 11am-2pm. $5.95 includes GST. Call for reservations 822-3461.

Senate Meeting

Regular Meeting Of The Senate. UBC's Academic Parliament. Curtis 102 at 8pm. Call 822-2127.

Thursday, Dec. 11

Board of Governors Meeting

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 hrs before each meeting. OAB Board and Senate room. Call 822-2127.

Food Services Christmas Events

Old Fashioned Christmas Lunch. Pacific Spirit Place Cafeteria from 11am-2pm. $5.95 includes GST. Call for reservations 822-3461.

Governing Modern Societies

Divide And Rule: The Modern State System As A Regime Of Population Management. Barry Hindess, Australian National U. Green College at 5pm. Reception Graham House from 4:15-5pm. Call 822-1878.


Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. Jeanne Lamon, Director. Chan Centre at 8pm. $25-$35. Tickets available through Ticketmaster or at the door. Call 280-3311.

Friday, Dec. 12

Health Care And Epidemiology Rounds

Creating Change At BC Women's : First Births Quality Improvement Project. Dr. Michael Klein, Head, Family Practice, BC Children's and Women's Health Centre; Stefan Grzybowski, Director Research, Family Practice. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Glucose: The Food For Thought. Dr. Robert Forsyth, Neurology, BC Children's Health Centre. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.

Saturday, Dec. 13


The St. Lawrence String Quartet. Chan Centre at 8pm. $18-$28. Tickets available through Ticketmaster or at the door. Call 280-3311.


Museum of Anthropology

Current Exhibits. Written In The Earth. An exhibit exploring the roots of Coast Salish Art. Continues to Dec. 31. From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of BC. Continues to April 1/98. 6393 N.W. Marine Drive. Hours of operation are: Wed.-Sun. 11am-5pm; Tues., 11am-9pm (free 5-9pm). Call 822-5087.

Art Exhibition

Roy Arden: A Selection Of Works From 1991-97. Arden's subject is the landscape of the economy, as it appears through the everyday surface of his local surroundings. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Tues-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 12-5pm. Continues to Dec 21; Jan 2-25. UBC students, staff, faculty free with valid ID. Call 822-2759.

Children's Art Program

The UBC Dept. of Curriculum Studies, Art Education, invites children 7-10 to participate in a unique visual art program at the UBC Child Study Centre Mondays 5-6:15pm. Feb 2-Mar 30/98. Call 822-5321.

Art Exhibition

Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection. MOA. Dec 2 - Aug 31: Wed-Sun. 11am-5pm; Tues 11am-9pm (free 5-9pm). Call 822-5087.

UBC Food Services Christmas Hours of Operation

Nov 28-Dec 13. Barn Coffee Shop from 7:30am-4pm; Yum Yum's Dec 1-5 from 7:45am-3pm, Dec 8-12 from 7:45am-2pm, Dec 12-31 closed; Pacific Spirit Place Cafeteria from 7:30am-2pm; Trekkers Restaurant from 11am-2pm; The Express at Trekkers Dec 1-4 from 7:30am-7pm, Dec 5-19 from 7:30am-4:30pm. For a complete list call 822-3663 or visit