A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from February 22 through March 7, 1998.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
February 22, 23, 24,
25, 26, 27, 28
March 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 , 6, 7
Dance, Drama And Song Highlighting India's Rich Cultural Heritage. Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call 822-9197.
John Doheny Jazz Quintet. Green College at 8:15pm. Call 822-1878.
Bimetallic Reactions Of Pyrazolato-Bridged Rhodium And Iridium Complexes. Prof. Luis A. Oro, U of Zaragoza. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
Put Prevention Into Practice: Implementation And Impact Of An Office System To Increase Clinical Preventive Services Delivery. Prof. Nell Gottlieb, U of Texas. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Detwiller Pavilion, 2 north (A and B) second floor, north wing from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2258.
First Nations' Legends And Stories Discussion. International House and First Nations House of Learning from 1-3pm. Pre-register at International House. Space limited to 35 persons. $2; $1 ISS-ESL students. Call 822-5021.
Nonlinear Conservation Laws And Longwave Models Of Solidification: Self-Similar Blow-Up And Its Regularization. Andrew J. Bernoff, Applied Mathematics Northwestern U. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
The Effective Use Of Patent Information. Ron Simmer, Patent Service Librarian. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Light refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Cloning, Lensing And Dropouts In Deep Hubble Space Telescope Images. Tom Broadhurst, U of California. Hennings 318 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Just Then The Stripper - Meaning And The Tragically Hip. Arnie Guha, English. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Grade 12 Results. David F. Robitaille, International Coordinator. Scarfe 310 at 10am. Call 822-9136.
International Scene - Chile And The Politics Of Pragmatism. Alejandro Palacios, Economic and Social Development Institute of Indigenous Government. Downtown Vancouver Public Library Peter Kaye Room from 12noon-1:30pm. Pro-rated fees. Call 822-1450.
Burkholderia Cepacia, A Multi Drug Resistant Opportunistic Pathogen. Barbara McKay. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Controlling The Molecular Architecture Of Low Nuclearity Poly-Rhodium And Iridium Complexes. Prof. Luis A. Oro, Chemistry, U of Zaragoza. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
The Role Of Hybridization In The Evolution Of Packera: Speculations Based On Molecular Data. John Bain, U of Lethbridge. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Effect Of Homogenization On Aluminum Microstructure/Particle Evolution In AA3xxx Aluminum Alloys. Chetak Gandhi. Frank Forward 317 at 3:30pm. Call 822-1918.
Wave-Resolving Radar Observations Of The Sea Surface. Craig L. Stevens, National Institute Of Water And Atmospheric Research. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
After The Thaw: The Changing Dutch Party System And The Parties Literature. Prof. Steven Wolinetz. Buchanan B-323 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2717.
Asymptotic Normality Of Goodness-Of-Fit Statistics For Sparce Poisson Data. Ursula Mueller, Mathematics and Statistics. U of Bremen. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Bring your mug. Call 822-0570.
Coercive Treatment Of Eating Disorders. Chris MacDonald, Philosophy. Angus 415 from 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
George Herbert's Poetry And The Theology Of Praise. Prof. Paul Stanwood, English. Buchanan low- rise penthouse at 4:15pm. Light refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-4351.
John Locke And Colonial Policy. Barbara Arniel, Political Science. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception Graham House from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Women In Film: Femmes Fatales And Female Filmmakers. Katie Weekley, Film Studies. Chan Centre Royal Bank Cinema from 7-10pm. Continues to Mar 31. $75; $54 seniors; $60 TAS members. Call 822-1450.
Mami Wata: The Life And Times Of An African Mermaid. Elizabeth Isichei. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Serology In Tibial Fracture Healing. Dr. N. Kurdy, BC Children's Hosp. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Task Force Warehouse from 12noon-5pm. Call 822-2582 or 822-2813.
The Dutch Economy - From Dutch Disease To Dutch Miracle: The Political Foundations Of Dutch Economic Success. Prof. Steven Wolinetz, Political Science, Memorial U. Buchanan A-202 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2717.
Mark Levine, jazz piano; Andre Lachance, bass. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Immigration Information For People Interested In Obtaining Permanent Residence In Canada. Robert McLeman, vice-consul, Immigration, Canadian Consulate General. Graduate Student Centre Thea's Lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. E-mail Michael Hughes at email@example.com.
Inhibitory Effects Of Cholesterol On Progesterone-Induced Acrosome Reaction Of Human Sperm. Dr. Gregory Lee. BC Women's Hosp 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Halting The Brain Drain - BC High Tech Entrepreneurship. Haig Farris, Commerce. AMPEL 311 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6601.
Theorizing About Nurses' Work Lives: The Personal And Professional Aftermath Of Living With Health Care "Reform." Barbara Keddy, Nursing, Dalhousie U. Women's Studies Centre at 3:30pm. Call 822-9171.
Moral Motivation And The Authority Of Morality. Prof. David Brink, U of California. Buchanan A-203 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-3967.
The Evolution Of Human Trisomy: A Case Study In Darwinian Medicine. Troy Day, Queen's U. Family and Nutritional Sciences Centre 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments, Hut B-8 at 4pm. Call 822-3957.
Diesel Exhaust And Lung Cancer. Dr. Frank Speizer, Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, doctors' residence, third floor, conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Brave New Play Rites. Chan Centre BC Tel Studio Theatre at 7:30pm; 9:30pm. Continues to Feb. 27. Call 822-9197.
Idylls Of The Farm Visual (Mis)Representations Of Thomas Hardy's Far From The Madding Crowd. Pamela Dalziel, English. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Sacajawea And Her Sisters: Images And Indians. Gail Guthrie Valaskakis. First Nations House of Learning from 12noon-2pm. Call Ethel Gardner 822-8942.
Degenerative Disease: Unraveling The Unraveling Brain. Dr. Lynn Raymond; Dr. Peter Reiner, Psychiatry. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Website www.science.ubc.ca/seminars/seminarseries.html or call 822-5552.
Alan Rinehart, guitar. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Realism, Naturalism And Moral Semantics. Prof. David Brink, U of California. Buchanan D-121 from 1-2:30pm. Call 822-3967.
Convergence Proofs For Numerical Software. Andrew Stuart, Stanford U. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.
Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase-Epsilon: An Enzyme In Search Of A Function - Production And Studies Of Mutant Mice. Scott Pownall. Wesbrook 201 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Edge Effects In Understory Vegetation Due To Clearcutting: A Statistician's Introduction To Ordination Methods Used In Forestry. Mary Lesperance, Math and Statistics, UVic. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-0570.
Courtliness, Fetishism And Storytelling: Nouvelle 57 Of Marguerite De Navarre's Heptameron. Nancy Frelick, French. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Food Irradiation. Various speakers. Chan Centre from 6:30-8:30pm. Registration at 6:30pm. Students, $15; Non-students, $20. Call 822-3404.
Lawyers And Liberalism. Terry Halliday, American Bar Foundation. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Interbastation - A Play. Colleen Subasic. Green College Great Hall at 8:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Menstrual Cycle Effect On Breast Cancer Diagnosis And Treatment. Dr. Corneilia Baines, Preventative Medicine and Biostatistics, U of Toronto. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Inside The Kaleidoscope: Interpreting Interdisciplinarity. Julie Thompson Klein, Wayne State U. Green College from 9am-6pm. Registration 8:30am. $10. Continues to Feb. 28. Website www.interchange.ubc.ca/iisgp or call 822-0954.
Protecting Patients From Antimicrobial Resistant Infections Now And In The Future: The Case For More Judicious Antimicrobial Use. Dr. Ben Schwartz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Trout In Space. Mike Thoms, History. Management Approaches To Lake Malawi. Edward Nsiku, Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Lipoprotein Metabolism And Lipoprotein Receptors. Wesley Wong, Pharmacology and Toxicology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Work Place Psychosocial Stress And Mortality Among Sawmill Workers. Aleck Ostry, Health Care and Epidemiology. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Screenwriting. Ian Weir, Dennis Foon. Peggy Thompson, moderator. Chan Centre Royal Bank Cinema at 12:30pm. Call 822-0699.
Robert Burns And Music. David Johnson, composer and musicologist. Buchanan D-244 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225 or 822-9824.
Celebration Of The Life Of Professor J. Keith Brimacombe, 1943-1997. St. Mark's College Chapel at 2pm.
Quantification Of The Direct Rate Played By Sulfate Reducing Bacteria In Precipitation Of Copper Sulfides. K. Jalali, Bio-Resource Engineering. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Refreshments ChemEng 204 at 3:15pm. Call 822-3238.
Some Issues In Applied Linguistics: The Perception Of Foreign-Accented Speech. Murray Munro, SFU. Buchanan penthouse at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4256.
Martingales And Duality In Contingent Claims Analysis: The Discrete Case. Alan J. King, Mathematical Sciences, IBM Research. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Polymer Brushes Near Interfaces. Roman Baranowski, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Music From Around The World. International House upper lounge from 8:30pm-1am. Admission $3. Call 822-5021.
Brave New Play Rites. Chan Centre BC Tel Studio Theatre at 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm. Call 822-9197.
UBC Opera Ensemble, UBC Choral Union, The Vancouver Philharmonic. Chan Centre at 8pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Call 280-3311.
A River In Time: The Natural History Of The Fraser River. Prof. Michael Church, Geography. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Relyea Voices. Chan Centre at 3pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Call 280-3311.
Brave New Play Rites. Chan Centre, BC Tel Studio Theatre at 1:30pm and 3:30pm. Call 822-9197.
Quintet: Five Women Poets Read From Their Work. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Overcoming Challenges. Sylvia VanKempen, Marily Toews, Chairiots Communications. SUB conversation pit from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 299-4123.
Laparoscopic Spinal Implants: Research Development And Current Issues. Dr. Thomas Oxland, Director, Orthopedic Engineering Research. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Light refreshments. Call 822-3770.
FG Sagittae - Update. Guilermo Gonzales, U of Washington. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Light refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
When The Fat Lady Sings. James McLennan, Music. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Mandated Science: Tasks For Science Studies. Ed Levy, QLT Pharmaceuticals. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
International Scene - Germany Facing The 21st Century. Steven Taubenek, Germanic Studies. Downtown Vancouver Public Library Peter Kaye Room from 12noon-1:30pm. Pro-rated fees. Call 822-1450.
Microbial Degradation Of The Polysaccharides In Plant Cell Walls. R.A.J. Warren. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Linking Variation Among Populations, Communities And Landscapes In Subalpine Forests Of Wells Gray Park. Gary Bradfield. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Recent Advances In Asymmetric Catalysis, Method Development And Applications To Total Synthesis. Prof. Amir Hoveyda, Boston College. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments from 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Mighty River: A Portrait Of The Fraser. Richard Bocking. IRC #6 at 3:30pm. Call 822-1482 or 822-4705.
Working With The Synthetic Elements. Phil Horwitz. Frank Forward 317 from 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-1918.
Performance By Heather E. Pawsey, soprano; Christopher Foley, piano. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception Green College Coach House from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
An Evening With Rilke - Readings From The Duino Elegies And Other Poetry And Prose In New Translations. Graham Good. Green College Coach House at 7:30pm. Call 228-8955.
Challenging And Intriguing Orthopedic Adventures From The Case Files Of The Division Of Athletic Injuries And Arthroscopic Surgery. Dr. J.P. McConkey. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Meg Sheppard, alcides lanza, music-theatre-electronics. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Ecology And Community Design: Lessons From Northern European Ecological Communities. Todd Saunders, environmental planner. Lasserre 107 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3914.
Ovarian Cancer: A General Overview. Dr. Monique Bertrand, Gynecology. BC Women's Hosp 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
TBA. Prof. Alain Fournier, Computer Science. CSCI 300 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
A Bayesian Analysis Of Gray Whale Population Dynamics: Is Density-Dependence Occurring? Paul Wade. Family and Nutritional Sciences Centre 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4pm. Call 822-3957.
Lung Health - A Global Priority. Dr. Donald Enarson, Medicine, U of Alberta. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, doctors' residence, third floor conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Risks And Disciplines. Richard Ericson, Principal, Green College. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-0954.
Culture And/Or Show Business: The Current Economics Of Presenting The Performing Arts. Michael Noon, Director, Chan Centre. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Perspectives On Native North America Oral Literature: Carved In The Air Like Spoken Music. Green College. $70; $50, students. Website www.library.ubc/xwi7xwa/ or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
Human Evolution. Braxton Alfred, Anthropology. Downtown Vancouver Public Library from 10-11:30am. Continues to Mar. 26. $50; $40 seniors; $35 TAS members. Call 822-1450.
Bioprocess Strategies And Technologies To Reduce Biopharma-ceutical Development Cycle Times. Mike Glacken. Wesbrook 201 at 12noon. Refreshments. Call J. Piret 822-5835.
The Great Earthquake In South Western B.C. John Clague. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Perception And Cognition: The Seeing Brain, The Thinking Eye. Dr. Deborah Giaschi, Ophthalmology; James Enns, Psychology. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Website www.science.ubc.ca/seminars/seminarseries.html or call 822-5552.
TBA. Dr. Leroy E. Hood, Molecular Biology, U of Washington. IRC #6 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Native America Oral Literatures And The Unity Of The Humanities. Robert Bringhurst, author, lecturer, scholar. Green College Great Hall at 4pm. Call 822-9569.
Who Goes? Who Pays? A Seminar On Financial Barriers To Post-Secondary Access And Possible Remedies. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
A Christian Address To Our Dangerously Religious World When The Committed Turn Uncivil. Martin E. Marty, U of Chicago. Vancouver School of Theology Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Call 822-9815.
Neuroblastoma Screening In Children. Dr. Mark Bernstein, McGill U. GF Strong Aud. at 8:30am. Call 875-2307.
One World, One Hope: The Cost Of Making Anti-Retroviral Therapy To All Nations. Dr. Robert Hogg, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking avail in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Assessment Of Icelandic Flatfish Stock. Hreidar Valtysson, Fisheries Centre. The Role Of Shoaling Behaviour In The Spatial Dynamics Of Stock Collapse In Fisheries. Nathaniel Newlands, Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Effectiveness Of Engineering Controls In Preventing The Spread Of Tuberculosis. Shelly Miller, Mechanical Engineering, U of Colorado. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
A Christian Address To Our Dangerously Religious World: When The Civil Are Uncommitted. Martin E. Marty, U of Chicago. Vancouver School of Theology Epiphany Chapel at 12:30pm. Call 822-9815.
Negotiating The Creation Of A Permanent International Criminal Court. Prof. Roger S. Clark, Rutgers U. Curtis 101/102 from 12:30-2:30pm. Panel discussion to follow. Call 822-9875.
Lecture On Her Work. Nelleke Noordervliet, Dutch novelist. Buchanan penthouse at 12:30pm. Call 822-5178.
Effects Of Insulin, Vanadium And Diabetes On Glycogen Synthase-3 (GSK-3) Activity In Rat Skeletal Muscle. Sabina Semiz, Pharmacology and Toxicology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Theory Versus History: Learning From Past Debates In Population Biology. Sharon Kingsland, Philosophy, Johns Hopkins U. Family and Nutritional Sciences Centre 60 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3957.
Bone Marrow Culture Process Development. J. Audet. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Light refreshments ChemEng 204 at 3:15pm. Call 822-3238.
Towards A Kaska Voice. Pat Moore, U of Indiana. Buchanan penthouse at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4256.
TBA. Prof. Nassif Ghoussoub. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Racial Residential Segregation In The Largest Metropolitan Areas In The United States. Joe Darden, Michigan State U/U of Toronto. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
Quantum Computing And NMR. Shangwu Ding. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
A Christian Address To Our Dangerously Religious World: A Christian Address On Civil Commitment. Martin E. Marty, U of Chicago. Vancouver School Of Theology Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Call 822-9815.
UBC Chamber Strings, Collegium Musicum. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
War In The 20th Century: Can We Do Better In The 21st? Prof. Kal Holsti, Political Science. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
The First Nations House Of Learning is hosting a Career Fair on March 19. It is a mini-conference for First Nations high school students interested in attending UBC. UBC faculty, staff, or students who wish to provide information about their department, program or service can contact Verena Cootes-Wilhelmson, First Nations Student Services Coordinator. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-8941.
Research is being conducted to find out what returning home in adulthood is like. Men and women (mid 20-40s) who have returned home to live with their parents and currently have been living with them for at least six months are needed. A confidential interview at UBC is involved. Also three chances to win $100. Call Michele Paseluikcho, UBC Counselling Psychology Dept. 822-5259 or 269-9986.
Join a one-hour birding walk around UBC campus every Thursday at 12:30pm. Meet at the Rose Garden flagpole. Bring binoculars if you have them. For details call Jeremy Gordon 822-8966.