A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from March 8 through March 21, 1998.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
March 8, 9, 10, 11,
12, 13, 14, 15,
16, 17, 18, 19,
Jane Coop, piano. Chan Centre at 3pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Call 280-3311.
Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Symmetries, Integrating Factors And Ode Patterns. Prof. Edgardo S. Cheb-Terrab, Math. CSCI 300 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
Engineering Challenges At Noram. Clive Brereton, Project Engineer, Noram Engineering & Constructors. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Light refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Probing The Large Scale Inhomogeneities Through Weak Lensing Of Distant Radio Source. Arif Babul, UVic. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
RNA Folding And Recognition. James Williamson. IRC #5 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call Dr. McIntosh 822-3341.
True Tales Of the South Pacific: Canadian Expatriates In Papua New Guinea. Sian Upton, Anthropology and Sociology. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Problem Of Urban Crime: London 1660-1760. John Beattie, U of Toronto. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Orphan Muses. Vancouver Little Theatre at 8pm. Continues to Mar. 14. Tickets: $9 adults; $7 concession; $6 (Mar. 9). For reservations, call 876-4165.
Tune In, Turn On, Develop Transcription Activation By The B. Subtilis Response Regulator, SpoOA. Dean Rowe-Magnus. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Molecular Biology Of Phenylpropanoid Metabolism In Weeds And Trees. Carl Douglas. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Extending Feeding Volumes In Sea Cages. Keng Pee Ang. MacMillan 256 at 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
Paclitaxel Loaded Microspheres: Solid-State Characterization And Evaluation In Vivo In A Rat Model. Richard Liggins. IRC #3 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Asian Financial Crises And Its Impacts On China. Fan Gang, National Economic Research Institute, China Reform Foundation. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Systematic Development And Assessment Of Bioactive Bismuth Compounds. Prof. Neil Burford, Dalhousie U. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Ensemble Neural Networks And Probability Forecasts Of El Niño. Benyang Tang, Earth and Ocean Sciences. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Composite Sol-Gel Coating. Quanzu Yang. Frank Forward 317 from 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-1918.
Robust Confidence Intervals And Bootstrap. Matias Salibian-Barrera. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.
Ethics Of Action Research. Lorraine Greaves, Centre for Excellence in Women's Health. Angus 415 from 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
Statius' Thebaid And The Legacy Of Virgil's Aeneid. Karla Pollman, U of St. Andrews. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception, Graham House from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
TBA. Sharon Manson Singer, Social Work. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
The North American Tour: A Report - The Seattle Ankle And Foot Experience. Dr. Alastair Younger, St. Paul's Hospital. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
SERF Task Force Warehouse from 12noon-5pm. Call 822-2582; 822-2813.
Connecting With Courage: Feminist Reflections On A Women's Outdoor Programme. Louise Cowin, McGill U. Social Work lower level 028 at 12noon. Call 822-4824.
Rethinking Conventional Wisdom: Ethinicity, Ethnic Conflict And India As An Ethnic Democracy. Gurharpal Singh, Arts and Humanities, Montfort U. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Terence Dawson, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Internet Investing - A Live Demonstration. Simon Tan, TD Bank. Centre for Continuing Studies 213 from 12:30-1:20pm. Limited seating. Call 822-1433.
Puccini's La Boheme: The Opera And The Production. Peggy Jameson, Vancouver Opera; Nancy Hermiston, Music; Floyd St. Clair, French. Buchanan B-212 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822 4060; 822-4450.
Community Forestry In Indonesia: Lesson From Experience For Other Southeast Asian Countries. Chris Bennett, consultant, Harvard Institute for International Development. CK Choi 129 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Glutamate Receptors And Huntington's Disease: An In Vitro Model. Dr. Lynn Raymond, Psychiatry. BC Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Airborne Gravimetry As An Exploration Tool. Don Russell, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Geophysics. Geophysics and Astronomy 260 at 3:30pm. Call 822-1814.
TBA. Amanda Goldrick-Jones, Centre of Academic Writing, Women's Studies, U of Winnipeg. Women's Studies Centre at 3:30pm. Call 822-9171.
When Two Worlds Collide: Competition Between Feral Himalayan Tahr And European Chamois In The Southern Alps, New Zealand. David Forsyth, Zoology. FNSC 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4pm. Call 822-3957.
Globalization: Curse Or Promise? Fred Dallmayr, Government And International Studies, Notre Dame. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-0954.
End Game. Stephen Malloy, director. BC Tel Studio Theatre at 7:30pm. Continues to Mar. 21. Call 822-2678.
The Local Bias Of National Parties. Ken Carty, Political Science. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
HIV-1 Vpr And Nuclear Transport. Dr. Marie Vodicka, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre. Wesbrook 201 at 11:30am. Call 822-3308.
Interactions Between Loci Controlling Pathogen Recognition And Cell Death In Plants. Jeff Dangl, Biology, U of North Carolina. Wesbrook 201 at 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call Dr. C. Douglas 822-2618.
Stakeholder Management: The Case Of Intercollegiate Athletics. Richard Wolfe, Leisure and Sport Management. War Memorial Gym 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3913.
James Fankhauser, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Trends In High-Speed NC Technology. Gunter Pritschow, U of Stuttgart. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.
Multiple Signals Regulating GAL Transcription In Yeast. Ivan Sadowski, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Wesbrook 201 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Penrose Tiles And Quasicrystals. Paul Steinhardt, U of Pennsylvania. Hennings 202 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-3853.
Open Reading. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Reading, Rhetoric, Representation: The Politics Of Writing And Representation. Jo-Anne Fiske, UNBC; Frederick Hoxie, Newberry Library. Green College. Registration fee $20. Continues to Mar. 15. Website www.interchange.ubc.ca/jennet/index.html or e-mail email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fluid And Contested: Tradition In South Asia. CK Choi 120, from 12noon-9pm. Continues Mar. 14 from 9:30am-5pm. $25; $15 students. Call Larry Preston 822-5034; Mandakranta Bose 822-6463.
Four Research Studies With Relevance For Pediatric Transport. Various speakers. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Community Health Care. Dr. Jack Altman, Community Health Services, Vancouver and Richmond Regional Health Board. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Aboriginal Program: Opening Doors. Nigel Haggan. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Occupational Hygiene Challenges In BC's New Occupational Health And Safety Regulations. Peter Gilmore, WCB. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Genetics Of Sex-Determination In Higher Plants. Sarah Grant, Biology, U of North Carolina. BioSciences 2449 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Regulation Of Protein Kinase During Ischemia. Sung Ouk Kim, Pharmacology and Toxicology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Eric Wilson, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Confined Polymer Melts And Blends. Prof. A. Yethiraj, U of Wisconsin. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Refreshments, ChemEng 204 at 3:15pm. Call 822-3238.
Evaluation Of Fermion Loops By Iterated Residues. Prof. Horst Knoerrer. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments, Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
The Spectrum Of YOH In The Visible Region. Jim Peers. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
James Fankhauser, director. Music Recital Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
A Foot Of Silk: A Bond Of Friendship. Yim Tse. Asian Centre Aud. at 2pm. Call 822-0810.
What Einstein Couldn't Have Known: Very Small Particles At Very High Densities. Prof. Martin Perl, Stanford U. IRC # 2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
A Foot Of Silk: A Bond Of Friendship. Yim Tse. Asian Centre Aud. from 11am-5pm. Continues to Mar. 22. Call 822-0810.
SUB concourse from 10am-3pm. Guest speaker. Free samples, contests. Call 221-6276; 221-8902.
Growing Imaginaton Flower Display. SUB Plaza. Call 822-3827
Biological Spatial Models: Stochastics Effects Of Fluctuations On Ecological And Epidemiological Models. Simon Levin, Princeton U; Birger Bergersen, Physics. St. John's College Lounge from 2:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3620.
On The Capture Of A Satellite Using A Variable Geometry Manipulator. S. Ueno, Yokohama National U. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Protein Tyrasine Phosphatases; Their Role In Signal Transduction. Jack Dixon, Biological Chemistry, U of Michigan. IRC #5 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call Dr. Johnson 822-8980.
Abundances In A Metal-Rich Open Cluster From A Blue Horizontal Branch Star. Ruth Peterson. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Dumpsters in Bloom Painting Contest. SUB Plaza from 11:30am-1:30pm. Call 822-3827.
C. Fimi's Sweet Dreams Mad-Man Mannan Degradation. Dominik Stoll. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
A Cis-Acting Element And A Putative Trans-Acting Factor Critical For Developmentally Regulated Expression Of The 4CL 1 Gene. Jennifer Jones. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Physiology And Energetics Of Fishes In Tidepools. Kazumi Nakano, Animal Science. MacMillan 256 at 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4593.
Transition Metal Methylidynes: The Simplest Organometallic Compounds. Prof. Anthony Merer. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Biological Spatial Models; Microbiology And Ocean Turbulence; Competition And Coexistence. Various speakers. Math 203 from 1:30-3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3620.
Pressure Acid Leaching Of Latterite. Guizhen Chen. Frank Forward 317 from 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-1918.
Effects Of Advection And Diffusion On The Formation Of Red Tides. Tamiji Yamamoto, Applied Biological Sciences, Hiroshima U. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Cosmic Coincidences: Is Modern Cosmology Consistent With a Divine Shaping Of The Universe? Sir John Houghton. Scarfe 100 at 4:30pm. Call 822-4351.
Ethnocentric Assumptions In Social Science: The Example Of Family Roles Among SE-Asian Refugees In Canada. Phyllis Johnson, Family and Nutritional Sciences. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception Graham House from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Golden Dumpster Awards. SUB Plaza at 12noon. Call 822-3827.
Chor Leoni Men's Choir, Diane Loomer, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Could Minimize The Incidence Of Prematurely Condensed Human Sperm Chromosomes. Dr. Sai Ma. BC Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Inversion In Applied Geophysics. Doug Oldenburg, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Geophysics. Geophysics and Astronomy 260 at 3:30pm. Call 822-1814.
TBA. Svetlana Polenina, Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy of Sciences. Women's Studies Centre at 3:30pm. Call 822-9171.
TBA. Simon Levin, Princeton U. FNSC 60 at 4:30pm. Refreshments Hut B-8 at 4pm. Call 822-3957.
Prayer In A Scientific Age: Does Prayer Make Sense To A Scientist? Sir John Houghton, Co-Chair of the Scientific Assessment for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Scarfe 100 at 4:30pm. Call 822-4351.
Tuberculosis: Elimination, Immigration And Confabulation. Dr. Kevin Elwood, Medicine. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Doctors' Residence 3rd flr. conference from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Contemporary Women Writers And Patriarchalism In Guatemala. Marcela Saldivia-Berglund, Hispanic and Italian Studies. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Good Person Of Setzuan. Craig Holzschuh, director. BC Tel Studio Theatre at 7:30pm. Continues to Apr. 4. Call 822-2678.
Souvenir/Art/Histories: Iroquois Examples. Ruth Phillips, Director, MOA. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Regular Meeting Of The Senate. UBC's Academic Parliament. Curtis 102 at 8pm. Call 822-2951.
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.
Our Buildings Shine Team Campus Cleanup. SUB Plaza from 11:30am-1:30pm. Call 822-3827.
Engineering Enzymes For Bioremediation: Studies Of A PCB-Cleaving Dioxygenase. Lindsay Eltis, Biochemistry, U Laval. Wesbrook 201 at 12noon. Call 822-3308.
Repairs On Central Nervous System: Engines, Accelerators And Brakes. John Steeves, Zoology. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Website www.science.ubc.ca/seminars/seminarseries.html or call 822-5552.
Global Warming: Fact Or Fiction? Sir John Houghton, Co-Chair of the Scientific Assessment for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Scarfe 100 at 4:30pm. Call 822-4351.
TBA. Dr. Keith Humphries, Medicine. Wesbrook 201 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
TBA. Evan Evans. Hennings 202 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. E-mail email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why Do Insect Herbivores Specialize On Plant Hosts? Prof. E. Bernays, U of Arizona. FNSC 60 at 4:30pm.
Is Social Democracy Dead? Ronald Beiner, U of Toronto. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878. Reception Graham House from 4:15-5pm. Call 822-1878.
From Garbage To Green Peppers: A Partnership In Building Communities. Judy Zuk, Community Liaison, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. Planetarium Pacific Space Centre at 7:30pm. Call 822-2620.
An African Niche Economy: The Challenges Of A Long-Term Study Of Urban Provisioning. Jane Guyer, Anthropology, Northwestern U. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
New Developments In Infant Psychiatry. Pratibha Reebye; Hira Panikkar, Infant Psychiatry, BC, Children's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. at 8:30am. Call 875-2307.
Stochastic Modelling Of Localized Outbreaks Of Measles. Dr. Steve Marion. Mather 253 at 9am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Game Theory: Basic Concepts And Application To Fisheries Management. Rashid Sumaila, Chair, Michelsen Institute and Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Celebration Party. SUB Plaza from 12noon-2:00pm. Call 822-3827.
A Window On The Past: Tracking Global Climatic Changes Using Lake Sediments. John Smol, Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Lab, Queen's U. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Protein Adducts Of Benzene Oxide And Benzoquinone As Biomarkers Of Exposure To Benzene. Karen Yeowell-O'Connell, Environmental Science and Engineering, U of North Carolina. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Optical Imaging Of Neuronal Activity In Limbric Structures Of Freely Behaving Cats. Morton Kristensen, Pharmacology and Toxicology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
John Sawyer; Ramona Luengren, directors. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Canada And The Five Chinas. Prof. Anthony Chan, Director, Canadian Studies Center, U of Washington. Green College Coach House at 12:30pm. Call 822-2147.
Controlling The Dynamics Of Soft Spheres: From Polymeric To Colloidal Behaviour. Dimitris Vlassopoulos, Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Refreshments ChemEng 204 at 3:15pm. Call 822-3238.
Metastability For Reaction-Diffusion Systems. Michael Ward. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Stewardship Of A Biosphere In Crisis: Scientific And Religious Insights. Sir John Houghton. Scarfe 100 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4351.
Tango, Identity And The Circulation Of Texts. Richard Young, U of Alberta. Green College at 3:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Density Corrections To The Transport Coefficients. Saman Alavi, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Billion Dollar Molecules: The Economics Of Pharmaceutical Research And Development. Iain Cockburn, Policy Division. Angus, E.D. MacPhee Centre 125 at 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call Jessie Lam at 822-8518.
Arditti String Quartet. Chan Centre at 8pm. Tickets through Ticketmaster. Call 280-3311.
Two Versions Of Christian Warfare: The Crusades And The Byzantine Empire. Angeliki E. Laiou, Director, Dumbarton Oaks Centre. Harvard U. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Needs male and female volunteer patients of any age, healthy or ill, to help students learn how to interview and complete an external physical examination. Time commitment is two-four hours, Tues-Thurs. p.m. Travel expenses paid. Call Vancouver Hosp/HSC at 875-5943.
Are you interested in learning how family conversation and activities are integral to the career development of your adolescent? Mothers and fathers with their 14/15 year old(s) are invited to participate in parent adolescent conversations about career at UBC. Six-month follow-up. $100 honorarium. Call Dr. Richard Young's project team, Counselling Psychology, 822-3985.
Heterosexual men (25 years of age and older), in relationship of greater than six months needed . Complete questionnaire at home; receive $10. Call 822-2151.
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 Co-ordinator.
E-mail email@example.com or call 822-8941.
Research on Women And Gender: Graduate Student Presentation Day. Thursday, April 1. Deadline for submission is March 20. Call 822-9173.
Showcases 22 works by several well-known First Nations artists, including Mark Henderson and Richard Hunt (Kwakwaka'wakw), Vernon Stephens (Gitksan), Roy Henry Vickers (Tsimshian), and Robert Davidson (Haida). MOA to Apr. 12. Call 822-5087.