A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from October 18 through October 31, 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.
October 18, 19, 20,
21, 22, 23, 24,
25, 26, 27, 28,
29, 30, 31
Friendship In Good Times And Bad. Women's Resources Centre from 10am-4pm. Fee $75. Call 482-8585.
Transitions: Contemporary Canadian Indian and Inuit Art. Marianne Nicolson. MOA Theatre Gallery at 2pm. Free with regular admission. Call 822-5087.
Beethoven's Piano Sonatas. Robert Silverman. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 3pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697.
Buto Performance. Kokoro Dance. Green College at 8:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Camerata Vocale Hannover. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
A Theory Of Nonlinear Equilibrium Of Highly Unstable Waves, With Application To Explaining The Equilibrium Spectrum Of Transient Waves In The Atmosphere. Ka-Kit Tung, U of Washington. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Refreshments CSCI lounge at 3pm. Call Robert Miura 822-2265.
Problem Based Learning: New Directions For Engineering Education. Ray Meadowcroft, Metals and Materials Engineering. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Probing The Cores Of Distant Stars: The MOST Space Telescope. Jaymie Matthews. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Smoke And Ashes: The Regulation Of Tobacco Sport Sponsorships In Canada. Timothy Dewhirst, Interdisciplinary Studies. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Camerata Vocale Hannover. Hans-Dieter Reinecke, conductor. Music Recital Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
Can Brain Science Dispel The Myths Of Mental Illness? Peter Liddle, Psychiatry. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Kashmir: The Role Of The International Committee Of The Red Cross. Dr. Jim Halvorson. St. John's College 1080 at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
Plant Transposable Elements. Cliff Weil, U of Idaho. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Chinese Urban Redevelopment And Neighborhood Change: The Contrasting Cases Of Beijing And Quanzhou. Daniel Abramson, School of Community and Regional Planning. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
TBA. Gregory Lewis, Mathematics. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Photorhabdus Luminescens, An Insect Pathogen That Is A Symbiont Of Nematodes. Jerry Ensign, U of Wisconsin. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3308.
Co-ordinatively Unsaturated Synthons In The Chemistry Of Group 15 Elements. Prof. Neil Burford, Dalhousie U. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Competition And Coexistence In Fluctuating Environments. Bea Beisner, Zoology. Hennings 318 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3620.
A New Era In Germany? Prospects For The Red-Green Coalition. Prof. Frank Ungeer, Political Science, Institute for European Studies. Reception from 4:45-5:30pm. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Menaka Thakkar And Company - An Indian Dance Experience. MOA Theatre Gallery at 7:30pm. Free with regular admission. Call 822-5087.
Research Design In Orthopedics. Various speakers. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Jean-Paul Sevilla, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
The Japanese Distribution System And Business Practices. Prof. Hajime Chinen, Marketing, U of Ryuku. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Gonadotropin Receptors. Dr. Shigeo Igarashi. BC Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Cultural Recycling: An Endgame? Walter Moser, U of Montreal. Green College at 3:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Where Have All The Critters Gone? Explorations In Biodiversity And Society In Southeast Asia. Phil Dearden, U of Victoria. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
Regional And Global Oxygenation In The Critically Ill. Dr. James Russell, St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Shakespeare's MacBeth. Chan Centre BC Tel Studio Theatre at 7:30pm. Call Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697; 822-2678.
Advances In The Prediction Of Outcome In Prostate Cancer. Dr. Jeffrey S. Ross, Albany Medical College. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 8am. Call Bruce Verchere 875-2490.
Formative Feedback: Improving Teaching And Learning For Your Current Class. David Lam bsmt. seminar room. To register call 822-9149.
Ranking Potential Conservation Areas By Their Irreplaceability: A Case Study Of Fishes In Lakes In B.C. David Forsyth, Centre for Biodiversity Research. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque room at 12:30pm. Bring your lunch. Call 822-5937.
South African Jewry And Apartheid, 1948-1994. Milton Shain, U of Cape Town. Buchanan D-250 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2889.
The History Of the Bre-X Minerals Scandal. Lindsay Bottomer, International Freegold Mineral Development. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3378.
New Findings On Kim Hong-do's Genre Paintings. Prof. Saehyang Chung, Pohang U of Science and Technology. CK Choi 120 from 3-5pm. Call 822-2629.
The Evolutionarily Conserved Arginine Attenuator Peptide Regulates The Movement Of Ribosomes. Matthew Sachs, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Quantum States Of Black Holes. Gary Horowitz, U of California. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com or call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Computer Graphics And Interactive Entertainment. Tim Bennison, Radical Entertainment. CICSR/CS 208 at 4pm. Refreshments. 822-6894.
Searching For The Meaning Of Life: Coding Regions In Genomic DNA. Peter Hooper, Mathematical Sciences, U of Alberta. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-0570.
The Link Between Morality And Politics: The Example Of Canada's Trade Policy. Ed Broadbent, J.S. Woodsworth chair in humanities, SFU. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. Refreshments. Discussion to follow. Call 822-9815.
What is Tradition When It Is Not Invented? The Invention Of Tradition Reconsidered. James Clifford, History of Consciousness Program, U of California. Frederic Wood Theatre at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Asian Centre from 8:30am-4:30pm. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternate Levels Of Care: Health Care System Responses In The Greater Vancouver Area. Ann Kelly, health services planner, GVRD. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Prenatal Diagnosis: Where Have We Been And Where Are We Going? Dr. Doug Wilson, Diagnostic Ambulatory Program, B.C.'s Women's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
Somerville Event For Spiritual Formation. Rev. Eugene Peterson, Regent College. VST Iona Bldg. from 9:30-4pm. Continues to Oct. 24. $55/day; $95 both days, seniors/group rates. Call 822-9815.
Decadal Changes In Growth And Recruitment Of Pacific Halibut And Their Effects On Stock Assessment. Ana Parma, International Pacific Halibut Commission. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
Occupational Exposure Measurements And The Health Effects Of Dust From Finnish Trees. Tarja Kallas, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Excitation-Contraction Coupling In Rat Cardiomyocytes: Does the Na/Ca Exchanger Play A Role? Edwin Moore, Physiology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Imagining God. Prof. Karen Armstrong, Leo Baeck College. TBA at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
UBC Chamber Strings. Eric Wilson, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
What Does Fundamentalism Mean? Prof. Karen Armstrong, Leo Baeck College. Green College Coach House at 3:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Fouling Of Heavy Petroleum Fractions. Martial Simard. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Microfabricated Fluidic Manifolds For Chemical Analysis. Sabeth Verpoorte, Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm.Call 822-3266.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697.
The South Asia Colloquium Of The Pacific Northwest. CK Choi 120 from 9am-4:30pm. To register call 822-2629.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697.
The History Of God. Prof. Karen Armstrong, Leo Baeck College. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
CBC Avison Series Concert 2. CBC Vancouver Orchestra; Mario Bernardi, conductor. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 2pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697.
Frank McCourt. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 7:30pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre ticket office 822-2697.
Readings From: A Streetcar Named Desire; Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet). Green College Players. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Theology And Praxis Of Conflict Resolution. Marilou Carrillo. VST Iona Bldg. from 9:30am-4pm. Continues to Oct. 27. $80; $40 seniors; $70 group. Call 822-9815.
Reading From His Works. Durs Grunbein, German writer. Buchanan Penthouse from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-6403.
An Integrated Approach To Learning: Science One. Julyet Benbasat, director, Science One Program. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
The Canadian Galactic Plane Survey. Lewis Knee. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Introduction To Searching The World Wide Web. David Lam bsmt. Windows lab B from 9am-12noon. To register call 822-9149.
Natural Killer Cell Receptor Interactions With Class I Major Histocompatibility Complex Molecules. Kevin Kane, U of Alberta. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3308.
Design And Development Of Group Selective Reactions. Prof. Dale Ward, U of Saskatchewan. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Interdisciplinary Research In The Social Sciences: Canadian Experience. Patricia Vertinsky, Educational Studies; Ilan Vertinsky, Forestry Economics and Policy Analysis Research Unit. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Reading The Bible As Though Your Life Depended On It. Rev. Harry Maier. West Vancouver United Church from 7:30-9:30pm. $10. Call 822-9815.
Feminist Movements In America During The Late '60s And '70s: Liberal Feminism As Represented In National Organization Of Women. William Chafe, dean, Arts and Sciences, Duke U. Green College Graham House at 7:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Digital Imaging: Orthopedic Applications. Peter Gropper. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Strakke Lucht, accordion, bassoon, piano electronics. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Behind The Veil: The Politics Of Black America During The Age Of Segregation. William Chafe, dean, Arts and Sciences, Duke U. Buchanan D-238 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Cadherins In Ovarian Surface Epithelium. Alice Wong. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Regions And Industry. James Harrington, U of Washington. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
Community Health Centres: Real Health Reform Or More Of The Same. Jack L. Altman, vice-president, Community Health Services, Vancouver-Richmond Health Board. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 4-5pm. Call 822-7453.
Respiratory Health Effects Of Typical Finnish Wood Dusts. Dr. Tarja Kallas, Finnish Institute Occupational Health. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Bright Mettle On A Sullen Ground. Walford Davies, English, U of Aberystwyth. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Law's Colonization Of The Soul: Lawyers' Imperial Projects And The British Diaspora. Wes Pue, Law; commentators. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Creative Entrepreneurship For Professionals. Paul Tinari. TBA from 9am-5pm. Continues to Oct. 30. $480 includes notes, lunch, refreshments, certificate. Call 822-3347.
From Queries To Data To Information: Statistical Science And Issues Of Human Health. John Petkau, Statistics. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-5552.
Defining Genetic Conservation Units For B.C. Rainbow Trout. David Forsyth, Centre for Biodiversity Research. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque room at 12:30pm. Bring your lunch. Call 822-5937.
Session 2. Law 101/102 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2335.
Asymptotic Aspects In Geometric Functional Analysis. Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann, U of Alberta. University Services teleconference centre at 2:30pm. Call 822-1522.
The American Presidency From Franklin D. Roosevelt Through Bill Clinton. William Chafe, dean, Arts and Sciences, Duke U. Buchanan Penthouse at 3:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Strange Magnets: Pseudospin Order In The Quantum Hall Regime. Allan Macdonald, U of Indiana. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. E-mail email@example.com; young@physics or call 822-2137; 822-3631.
The Stochastic Programming Approach To Asset-Liability Management. Prof. William Ziemba. Angus, Ed McPhee Centre 125 at 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:15pm. Call 822-8518.
Investment Rules And The New Consitutionalism. David Schneiderman, U of Alberta. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Matisse And Picasso: Chess, Revels, Misprison. Yves-Alain Bois, Pulitzer chair, Harvard U. Lasserre 102 from 7:30-10pm. Call 822-4497.
Pacific Health Forum. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
No Fears, No Tears, 13 Years Later: Children Coping With Pain. Leora Kuttner. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
The Knight Inlet Native Oolachon Fishery On the Klinaklini River, Past And Present. Duncan Stacey, industrial historian. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
Risks From Pathogens And Chemicals In Drinking Water: Risk Assessment And Policy Implications. Ray Copes, B.C. Ministry of Health. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Paracrine And Endocrine Functions Of The Heart: Considerations For Drug Therapy. Dr. Simon Rabkin, Medicine. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Band Festival. UBC Jazz Ensemble; Fred Stride, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Foreboding Memories/Foregone Destinies. Prof. Robert Jan Van Pelt, Cultural History, U of Waterloo. MOA Theatre Gallery from 1:30-2:30pm. Call 822-5087.
Democratic Transformations In Central And Eastern Europe: Challenges For The European Union. Prof. Otmar Holl, Austrian Institute for International Affairs. Buchanan Penthouse from 3-5pm. Informal reception to follow. Call 822-8723.
Electrochemical Brightening Of Mechanical Pulp. Joey Jung. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Rotational Spectroscopy Of ZrO and ZrS - Observation Of Breakdown Of The Born-Oppenheimer Approximation. Sara Beaton. Chemistry D-225 (centre block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Meditation Weekend Retreat. Asian Centre Aud. from 7-9pm. Continues to Nov. 1 from 9am-5pm. To register e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; 731-5469.
Band Festival. Chan Centre at 7:30pm. Call 822-2697; 822-5574.
Band Festival. UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble; Martin Berinbaum, conductor. Chan Centre at 7:30pm. Call 822-2697; 822-5574.
Feminism And Civil Rights: A Comparative Study Of Social Movements. William Chafe, dean, Arts and Sciences, Duke U. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Each Monday during term (except holidays) meditation session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Call 822-2573.
The Student Recruitment Office offers guided walking tours of the UBC campus. The tour begins at 9:30am every Friday morning at Brock Hall. To book a tour please call 822-4319.
Remembering Luboml: Images Of A Jewish Community; Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection; Vereinigung. Nuu-chah-nulth/Gitxsan artist Connie Sterritt; Transitions: Contemporary Canadian Indian And Inuit Art; From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia; Hereditary Chiefs Of Haida Gwaii; Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. Call 822-5087.
UBC Fencing Club meets every Wednesday and Friday at 7pm in Osborne Gym A. Learn decision making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.
Young women who are members of Hong Kong astronaut (parents in Hong Kong and children in Canada) or Hong Kong immigrant families (parents and children in Canada) are required for a study examining their personal and family decisions. Call Kimi Tanaka 254-4158 or Phyllis Johnson 822-4300.
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.
Daughters who have returned home to live with their parents are needed for a PhD psychology study. An interview at your convenience is required. Please call Michele 269-9986.
Free tours of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are held every Tuesday at noon. Participants are asked to meet in the Chan Centre lobby. Special group tours can be booked through www.chancentre.com or at 822-1815. For more information please call 822-2697.
Public Skating 8:30am-4:30pm. $3; free before noon for UBC students. Casual Hockey 8:30am-4:30pm. $3.75/hr. M-F; free before noon for UBC students. Squash and Racquetball. UBC staff $7.50/court; UBC students $6/court. For info call 822-6121.
17-23 years old? Love him, hate him or indifferent, you qualify. $10 for 30 min., anonymous questionnaire, student or non-student, mailed survey. Contact email@example.com or Susan at 822-4919.
The Faculty Women's Club is composed of academic faculty and professional staff at UBC, its affiliated colleges, the library, Health Sciences Centre, and post-doctoral fellows from across campus. It brings together women connected to the university either through their work or that of the spouses, for social activities and lectures. Its main purpose is to raise funds for student scholarships. There are 18 different interest groups within the club, ranging from art appreciation and bridge to hiking. Do come and join us! Call Louise Klaassen, president, 222-1983; Marya McDonald, membership, 738-7401.
Seeking participants (students and non-students) possessing good computer and mouse skills for a UBC study on wayfinding in a computer-generated virtual environment. This requires a one-time commitment of two hours, in the Imager lab in the CICSR building, for which you receive $15. For an appointment e-mail: Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-2218.
UBC Masters Of Fine Arts Graduate Show; Manuel Pina: (De)constructions And Utopias (Tribute To Eduardo Munoz). Belkin Art Gallery Tues.-Fri. 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun. 12noon-5pm. Continues to Oct. 25. Free with valid UBC ID. Call 822-2759.