A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from November 15 through November 28, 1998. The previous calendar is also available.
For events further in the future, see Live@UBC.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
November 15, 16, 17,
18, 19, 20, 21,
22, 23, 24, 25,
26, 27, 28
Medicinal Use Of Plants: Looking For Antibiotics, Antifungal And Antibioproperties. Neil Towers, Botany. IRC #4 from 1-2pm. Small fee non-members. Call 987-1229.
Midori, violin; Robert McDonald, piano. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 3pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
TBA. Caius Priscu. GeoSciences 330-A at 3pm. Call 822-3278.
The Immersed Boundary Method For Biological Fluid Dynamics. Prof. Charles S. Peskin, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
Immune Evasion Strategies By Poxviruses: New Tricks From Old Viruses. Grant McFadden, Robarts Research Institute. IRC #4 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0789.
Republicanism And New Australian Civic Identities. Prof. Wayne Hudson. CK Choi 120 from 4:30-5:30pm. Call 822-2629.
Crisis And Opportunity In The Wood Industry In B.C. Jim Dangerfield, Forintek. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
The Abell Cluster Supernova Search. David Reiss, U of Washington. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Metamorphosis In Image And Word: James Joyce And The Animation Film. Suzanne Buchan, Film, Theatre and Creative Writing. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Golden Key National Honour Society. Martha Piper, president. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-4248.
A Journey Into Faith. Rev. Norman Jones. St. John's College Fireplace Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
The Effects Of Acid Mine Drainage At Britannia Beach, B.C. On Intertidal Seaweed Communities. Dale Marsden. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Use Of Glycosaminoglycan-Deficient Cell Lines In The Analysis Of Cell Surface Molecules. Lesley Esford. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3308.
Land Markets In Shanghai. Tsur Somerville, Commerce. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Applying The Microelectronics Paradigm To Chemical And Biochemical Measurements. Michael Ramsey, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Diagnosing Dementia: Statistical Issues In Detecting An Elusive Group Of Diseases. Alan Donald. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments, please bring your mug. Call 822-0570.
Components Of Soul In Some Early Greek Poets And Philosophers. Shirley Sullivan, Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
International Markets In Higher Education. Simon Marginson, Education, Monash U. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery: Past, Present And Future. Lutz Nolte, M.E. Muller Institute for Biomechanics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Searching For Images And Animation On The Web. David Lam basement Windows Lab B from 9am-12noon. Check-in at 8:45am. To register call 822-9149.
High Performance Chemical Separations Using Microfabricated Structures: Good, Fast And Cheap? Michael Ramsey, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 11:30am. Call 822-3266.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Various musicians. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
War And World Order, 1592-1598. Nam-Lin Hur. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3881.
Calcium As Second Messenger In Ovarian Cells. Pearly Lee. B.C. Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Is Vancouver A Rough Place? Airflow Over The City. Tim Oke. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
New Aspects Of Generalized Cross Validation. Yuval. Geophysics 260 at 4pm. Call 822-3278.
Epidemiology And Treatment Of Chronic Bronchitis And Its Exacerbations. Peter Ball, U of St. Andrews. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Top Girls. Caryl Churchill. Chan Centre B.C. Tel Studio Theatre at 7:30pm. Call Chan Centre box office 822-2678.
Monitoring Responses Of Premalignant Lesions In The Head And Neck As part Of A Chemoprevention Study. Dr. Meg Knowling, Miriam Rosin. BC Cancer Agency John Jambor Room from 8-9am. Call Lilian Tse 877-6020.
Building A Competitive Intelligence Advantage. Various speakers. National Research Council from 8:30am-4:30pm. $950 includes materials, lunch, refreshments, evening event and certificate. Call 822-3347.
Finding Common Ground: Working Together For The Future. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Coast Plaza Suite Hotel. Registration at 6pm; reception at 7pm. Continues to Nov. 21. $235; $75 student. Call 822-4965.
Crafts, Baking, Books, Housewares, Silent Auction, Door Prizes. Cecil Green Park House main floor from 10am-2pm. Proceeds to scholarships. Call 224-4419.
TBA. Terre Satterfield, Institute for Resources and the Environment. AnSo 205 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2878.
Unravelling The Design Of Spider Silks: The Mechanical And Molecular Analysis Of Dragline Silk. John Gosline, Zoology. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-5552.
TBA. Susan DeBari, Geology, Western Washington U. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Contemporary Chinese Literature And Cinema. Shuyu Kong. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3881.
The Role Of Glia In The Formation Of The Drosophila Blood-Brain Barrier. Vanessa Auld. Copp 2002/2004 at 1pm. Call 822-2494.
Alternative Medicine And Family Practice. Dr. Howard Koseff. IRC #4 from 1-2pm. Small fee non-members. Call 987-1229.
Obesity And Dieting: An American Pastime. Mary K. Schmidl, principal, National Food and Nutrition Consultants. FNSC 60 at 1:30pm. Call 822-3404.
Signal Transduction By Interleukin-4. Megan Levings. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-8764.
The Superworld. Nathan Sieberg, Institute for Advanced Study. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Silicon, Systems And Society: Design Challenges For The 21st Century. Kurt Keutzer, U of California. CICSR/CS 208 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.
The Rebellion Of A Codpiece: The Politics Of Sexual Regulation In Elizabethan England (And Shakespeare's Measure For Measure). Debora Shuger, English. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Nutraceuticals, Functional Food And Health. Mary Schmidl. Pacific Space Centre from 7:30-8pm. To reserve a seat call 822-1219.
Collegium Musicum. Ramona Luengen, director; John Sawyer, director. Music Recital Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
No Rounds Due To CME Course.
A Spirituality For Men. Lynn C. Bauman. VST Iona. $50; $25 senior; $40 group. Lunch not included. To register e-mail email@example.com or call 822-9815.
Hepatitis A Outbreak And Vaccination Program In Vancouver And Bisexual Men. Patricia Daly. Vancouver Richmond Health Board. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
TBA. Amanda Vincent, McGill U. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
UBC Staff And Faculty. Student Health Services from 11:30am-3:45pm. $10 (cash only). Call 822-7011.
Electric And Magnetic Fields: Occupational Studies, Childhood Leukemia, And Risk Communication. Kelly Gibney, director Strategic Projects, Workers' Compensation Board. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Modulation Of Endothelial Viability By Inflammatory Mediators. Aly Karsan,
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Cunningham
160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795; 822-4645
Did St. Peter Fish Naked? Fishing In The New Testament. Prof. Jerome Hall, U of California. Lasserre 102 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Humanist Environmentalism. William Cronon, U of Wisconsin. Geography 200 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Consequences Of Root Controlled Accent. John Alderete. Buchanan D-305 from 2:30-4pm. Call 822-4256.
Project Management: Beyond The Classroom And Into The Real World. Laura Wong, environmental engineer, PGL Organix Ltd. ChemEng 224 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-3475.
Precipitation Fouling Of Heat Exchanges By Magnesium Silicate. Marcela Gavril. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Doing What's Natural: Gender And Literary Practice In Classicist Welmar. Linda Dietrick, French and German Studies, U of Winnipeg. Green College at 3:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Social Origins Of Korean Capitalism. Gi-Wook Shin, U of California. CK Choi 120 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2629.
Phase Transitions In Systems With Long-Range Forces. Phillip Camp, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (Center Block) at 4pm.Call 822-3266.
Korean Traditional Music And Dance. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 7pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
The History Of Jazz. Chucho Valdes. Music Recital Hall at 3pm. Call 822-5574.
UBC Music. Chucho Valdes Quartet. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
Rethinking The Foundations Of Environmentalism. William Cronon, U of Wisconsin. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Beethoven Piano Sonatas. Robert Silverman. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 3pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
An Evening Of Chamber Music From The Romantic And Post-Romantic Periods. Various musicians. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
The Rhetoric Of The Global Economic Crisis. Doug Henwood, editor, Left Business Observer. Buchanan B-228 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4425.
Joan Carlisle-Irving Lectures Series: Landscapes. Jessica Stockholder, artist. Lasserre 104 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2757.
Engineering Geology In The Lower Mainland Region - Some Issues And Case Studies. Bruce Thomson, regional geomophologist, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. GeoSciences 330-A at 3pm. Call 822-3278.
Leading Edge Research Activities In The Mining And Mineral Process Engineering At UBC. Scott Dunbar, Mining and Mineral Process Engineering. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
The Morphological Properties Of Clusters Galaxies At z>0.7. Lori Lubin, Caltech. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
The Universe Beyond. Redouane Fakir, Interdisciplinary Studies. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Coastal Engineering And Shore Protection. Ryan Mulligan. St. John's College Fireplace Lounge at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
In Search Of Ideal Learning Conditions: A Panel Discussion. David Lam basement Seminar Room from 9-11am. To register call 822-9149.
Buchanan E-462 from 12noon-1:30pm. Continues Nov. 25. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-0699.
Influence Of Arctic Vegetation On Ecosystem And Regional Processes. Terry Chapin, U of Alaska. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Structure/Function Analysis Of CD40: A Key Receptor For B Lymphocyte Activation. Claire Sutherland. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3308.
Beefing Up: The Globe And Mail Increases And Improves Western Coverage. Paul Sullivan, Globe and Mail. Sing Tao School of Journalism 104 from 12:30-2pm. Bring your lunch. Call 822-6688.
TBA. Prof. Charles Haynes, Biotechnology Lab. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Physical Effects On Mesoscale Patterns Of Larval Fish Feeding And Growth In Coastal Newfoundland. John Dower, Earth and Ocean Sciences. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Christian Themes In Modern Canadian Fiction. Barbara Pell, Trinity Western University. Buchanan Penthouse at 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-5176.
Life On The Line: Precarious Employment In The Call Centre Industry. Ruth Buchanan, Law. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Successful Strategies For Students With Dyslexia: Exploring The Possibilities. Deborah Butler; Chris Spencer, Educational Psychology. Pacific Space Centre Aud. from 7-10pm. Call 822-5512.
Bone Bruises. Dr. J.P. McConkey, Dr. S. Pinney. Vancouver Hosp/HSC Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
East Asian Fine Arts. Moritaka Matsumoto, Fine Arts. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3881.
Four Corners Of The Sea To Sky. Mark Grist. Chemistry D-124 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2228.
The Expression And Regulation Of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone And Its Receptor In Normal Ovarian Epithelium And Ovarian Cancer. Sung Keun Kang. B.C. Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Industrial Perspectives On Acid Gas Treating. Jack Veal, Shell Technology Centre. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Fractured Reflections: Rainforests And Plantations In Malaysian Development. Maureen Sioh, Geography. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
HIV Risk Behaviours In Injection Drug Users In Vancouver: A Descriptive Study. Frances Bouthillette, head of Nursing Research, St. Paul's Hosp. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 4-5pm. Call 822-7453.
Central Role For The Inner Core. Bruce Buffet. Geophysics 260 at 4pm. Call 822-3278.
Latent Adenoviral Infections In The Pathogenesis Of Emphysema. Prof. James Hogg, Pathology. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
The Transformation Of Korean Religion From Confucianism To Christianity. Prof. Don Baker. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Sight And Sites: Representing Race And Colonialism In Early 19th Century France. Maureen Ryan, Fine Arts; Joy Dixon, History, moderator. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Fostering Community And Inclusion In The University Classroom. Harry Hubball, Centre For Teaching And Academic Growth; Estelle Paget, Paget Communications. Social Work 122 from 9am-12noon. To register call Joan McBain 822-3260.
Workshop On Ethics In Social Science Fieldwork. AnSo 205 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2878.
Globec: West Coast Ecosystem Studies. Susan Allen. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. David Zhong. IRC #1 from 1-2pm. Small fee non-members. Call 987-1229.
Tunnelling In High-Temperature Superconductors: Spectroscopy Of Broken Symmetries. Laura Greene, U of Illinois. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
TBA. Margot Young, Law, U of Victoria. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Canada At Halftime In The Globalization Process. John Ralston Saul, essayist. SFU downtown 1900 at 7:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Rich And Strange Fragments; Hannah Arendt On The Past And Tradition. Alkis Kontos, Political Science, U of Toronto. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Measurement Of Sun-Related Behaviours Among Children. Jean Shoveller, Centre for Community Child Health Research. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Prescription Of Methylphenidate (Ritalin) In British Columbia: Findings From A Database Analysis. Dr. Anton Miller, Sunny Hill Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Refreshments at 8:30am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
The Potential Of Marine Reserves For The Conservation Of Northern Cod In Newfoundland; Institutionalizing Marine Protected Areas. Sylvie Guenette; Vincent Gillett. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
Identifying Workers At Risk And Preventing Accident Repetition. Barton Jessup, Workers' Compensation Board. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase Inhibition In Oxidant-Stressed Endothelial Cells Prevents Oncosis And Permits Caspase Activation And Apoptosis. Jacqueline Walisser. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795; 822-4645.
UBC Contemporary Players. Stephen Chatman, Eric Wilson, directors. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Canada At Halftime In The Globalization Process. John Ralston Saul, essayist. Frederic Wood Theatre at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Study Of Hydrogen Spillover In A Ceramic Membrane Reactor. Negar Izadi. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
A Year In The Life Of A B.C. Landfill. Paul Henderson, City of Vancouver. ChemEng 224 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-3475.
Changing Aspects Of Agriculture In South Korea: Farming Households And Farm Land. Prof. Kazuo Kuramochi, Yokohama City U. CK Choi 120 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2629.
TBA. Elizabeth Ritter. Buchanan Penthouse from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-4256.
Muonium Reactivity And Kinetic Isotope Effects In H-Atom Combustion Reactions. Prof. Don Fleming. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm.Call 822-3266.
Handel's Messiah. Vancouver Oratorio Society. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
Democracy And The Implications Of Global Economics. John Ralston Saul, essayist. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
5-12 year old children are needed to participate in UBC Psychology research to learn more about the ways children respond to questions about cartoons and stories. Please call Dr. Johnston's lab at 822-9037.
Rummage items, books and baked goods. Anything from clothing to appliances that are in good condition. Baked goods can be home made or store bought. Please contact Pat Rose at 822-0699 or e-mail email@example.com.