A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from November 1 through November 14, 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 1, 2, 3, 4,
5, 6, 7, 9,
10, 11, 12, 13,
Band Festival. High school honour bands; Martin Berinbaum, conductor. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 1:30pm. Call 822-2697.
Transitions: Contemporary Canadian Indian And Inuit Art. Shelley Niro. MOA Theatre Gallery at 2pm. Free with regular admission. Call 822-5087.
Development, Poverty And Hunger? Vinay Gidwani, Economics. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Problem-Based Learning In A Professional Faculty: The Experience Of Dentistry At UBC. Dean Edwin Yen, Dentistry. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
The Ultimate Analytical Challenge: The Use Of Advanced Capillary Electrophoresis And Mass Spectrometric Methods For Broad, Rapid And Sensitive Measurements Of The Proteome. Dick Smith, Pacific Northwest National Lab. IRC #4 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3341.
Detecting Massive Black Holes In Galactic Nuclei. Frank van den Bosch, U of Washington. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
The Populist Turn (Drift?) In Cultural Studies: The Case Of Pornography. Jeff MacIntyre, English. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Ideas Of Tradition In The Life And Work Of Philippe Aries. Patrick Hutton, History, U of Vermont. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Computer Science - Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart. Glendon Holst. St. John's College 1080 at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
Martha Piper, president; Board of Governors. Chan Centre for the Performing Arts from 12noon -1pm. Call UBC-INFO (822-4636).
Can Journalism Be Rehabilitated? Trina McQueen, president, Discovery Channel. Sing Tao 104 at 12noon. Call 822-8747.
Of Rice And Radioactive Men. Herbert Kronzucker, Plant Sciences, U of Western Ontario. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Surface Associated Chaperonin Hsp60 Mediates Invasion Of Hela Cells By Legionella Pneumophila. Paul Hoffman, Dalhousie U. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3308.
The Role Of Scholarship In Journalism. Wade Davis, author; journalist. Sing Tao 104 at 3:30pm. Call 822-8747.
The Effect Of Latency On The Course Of An Epidemic. Steve Marion, Health Care and Epidemiology. Hennings 318 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3620.
The Making Of The Unborn Patient: Fetal Surgery As A Social/Ethical Problem. Monica Casper, U of California. Angus 412 from 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
RMS Titanic: A Twentieth-Century Classic. John Wilson Foster, English. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Hidden Dimensions: The Cultural Significance Of Wetland Archeology. MOA lower lobby at 6:30pm. Call 822-5087.
Get The Most Current Information About Criteria For Admission To Occupational And Physical Therapy. Faculty, admissions personnel, students. IRC #2 from 7-9pm. Call 822-7392.
Alternative Medicine: Facts And Fallacies. Brian Dixon-Warren, chair, Alternative Therapies and Allied Health Committee. Cecil Green Park House main floor at 7:30pm. Refreshments following. Call 264-9022.
Honey Mocassin. Shelley Niro. MOA Theatre Gallery at 7:30pm. Call 822-5087.
From The World Of Science To That Of Research. Bruno Latour, Centre de Sociologie de L'innovation de L'ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris. Green College Graham House at 7:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Spinal Case Presentation. Dr. Marcel Dvorak. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Integrated Microelectronics Engineering. Various speakers. Module 1, 2 and 4, AMPEL; module 3, MacLeod 332 from 9am-5pm. $600-$3,200 includes materials, lunch, refreshments, certificate. Call 822-3347.
Introduction To Searching The World Wide Web. David Lam basement Windows Lab A from 9am-12noon. Check-in 8:45am. To register call 822-9149.
Marisa Gaetanne, soprano; Gene Ramsbottom, clarinet; Richard Epp, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3 at door. Call 822-5574.
Finding A Publisher. Brian Lam, publisher; Mary Schendlinger, editor; Saeko Usukawa, editor. Green College Coach House at 12:30pm. Call 822-0699.
Southeast Asian Seminar. Prof. Tineke Hellwig. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-3881.
Two Sides Of The Same Coin...Epithelial To Mesenchymal Transformations In Breast And Ovarian Cancer. Dr. Calvin Roskelley, Anatomy. BC Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Following The Paper Trail In Arts, Science And Religion. Bruno Latour, Centre de Sociologie de L'innovation de L'ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris. Geography 229 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
New Targets For Drug Therapy In Tuberculosis. Dr. Yossef Av-Gay, Infectious Diseases. St. Paul's Hosp. Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Interdisciplinarity And Science. William Unruh, Physics and Astronomy. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Cultural Traditions Of the Sto:lo Nation. Sonnie McHalsie. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
Unleashing The Digital Library. Koerner Library Sedgewick Teaching Lab 217 from 9am-12noon. Check-in 8:45am. To register call 822-9149.
Nest Depredation: A Conservation Whodunnit. Jamie Smith, Centre for Biodiversity Research. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 12:30pm. Bring your lunch. Call 822-5937.
On Gender As A Status Attribute: Theoretical And Methodological Considerations. Martha Foschi; Vanessa Lapointe. ANSO 205 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2878.
Les Fleuves Invisibles/Invisible Rivers. Raymonde April, artist; Nicole Gingras, curator. Lasserre 102 from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-2759.
Tales From TLEF: Creating My Own Titantic. David Lam basement seminar room from 12:30-2:30pm. To register call 822-9149.
Molecular Genetics Of Sexual Development In C. Elegans. Jonathan Hodgkin, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology. IRC #2 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm. Call 822-8764.
Dynamical Evolution Of Galaxies. Paul Hickson. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
New Routes For Agriculture. Wes Jackson. Chan Centre Royal Bank Cinema from 7:30-8pm. Call 822-1219.
Determinants Of Health And Impacts On Health And Social Policy. University Golf Club from 7:45am-4:45pm. $150; Student $30. Call 822-4969.
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome And Generalized Seizures In Children. Dr. Warren T. Blume, Clinical Neurological Sciences, U of Western Ontario. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
Raymonde April: Les Fleuves Invisibles/Invisible Rivers. Tues.-Fri. from 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun. 12noon-5pm. Continues to Dec. 20. Free with valid UBC ID. Call 822-2759.
Occupational Noise Exposure In BC Sawmills -- A Survey, And Analysis Of Determinants Of Exposure. Hugh Davies. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Energy Metabolism Of The Hypertrophied Heart. Dr. Michael F. Allard, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Should We Protect Nature? Some Difficulties In Political Ecology. Bruno Latour, Centre de Sociologie de L'innovation de L'ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris. Angus 110 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Artificial Intelligence, Scientific Discovery And Space Exploration. Clark Glymour, U of California. Buchanan A-202 at 2:30pm. Call 822-2621.
Directions For Waste Reduction At UBC. Melissa A.J. Felder, Bio-Resource Engineering; Optimization Of Recombinant Protein By The Methylotrophic Yeast Pichia Pastoris. David Files, Bioresource Engineering. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3475.
Celebration Of 100 years Of Canadian Mission In Korea. Young Sik Yoo, Religious Studies, U of Toronto. VST 105 at 7:30pm. By donation. Refreshments. Call 822-9815.
Three One-Acts. UBC Opera Ensemble; Nancy Hermiston, director; Richard Epp, conductor. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
Time And Stress Management. David Lam basement seminar room from 10am-3pm. To register call 822-9149.
East Meets West. Asian Centre from 11am-5pm. Continues to Nov. 12. Call 437-5842; 822-0810.
Three One-Acts. UBC Opera Ensemble; Nancy Hermiston, director; Richard Epp, conductor. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or Chan Centre box office 822-2697.
On Seeing Paris As A Whole: The Notion Of Panopticon. Bruno Latour, Centre de Sociologie de L'innovation de L'ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Vladislav Andrejev, master Russian icon painter. St. Mark's College from 9am-4pm. Continues to Nov. 14. $375 US, $85 US (materials). Call 874-0891.
Risk Perception and Trust: A New Look At Civic Science. Timothy O'Riordan, director, Centre for Social and Economic Research On The Global Environment. Geography 200 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Borderlands: How We Talk About Canada. William New, English. Bookstore mezzanine level at 12:30pm. Call 822-2665.
Problem-Based Learning In Engineering At UBC: Next Steps. Peter Lawrence, Electrical Engineering. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Reaction-Diffusion Modelling Of Bacterial Colonies. Prof. Masayasu Mimura, Hiroshima U. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
NMR Spectroscopy And Site Directed Mutagenesis: Partners In The Study Of Transcript Elongation Factor TFIIs And Tumor Suppressor P53. Cheryl Arrowsmith, Ontario Cancer Institute. IRC #4 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3341.
Hydrodynamics In Cosmology. James Wadsley, U of Washington. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
Aqueous Two Phase Systems: Theory And Application. Hans-Olof Johansson, Biotechnology Laboratory. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Vision-Guided Intelligent Machines. Prof. Takeo Kanade, Robotics Institute, Carnegie-Mellon U. Green College Coach House at 7:30pm. Refreshments; Buffet $13.50. Call 822-6291; 822-8660.
The Argentine Tango. Theodore Kolokolnikov. St. John's College 1080 at 8pm. Call 822-8788.
The Two Koreas: An Intro. Prof. Don Baker. Asian Centre 604 at 12noon. Call 822-3881.
Gene Expression By Intracellular Salmonella. Cheryl Pfeifer. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3308.
Anything For A Laugh. Eric Nicol. Bookstore mezzanine level at 12:30pm. Call 822-2665.
Near Surface Seismology. Richard Kellett. Geophysics 260 at 4pm. Call 822-3278.
Spatial Statistics, Hierarchical Models, And Massive Datasets. Doug Nychka. National Centre for Atmospheric Research. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm, bring your mug. Call 822-0570; 822-3620.
Freud's Androids: Freud And The Sciences Of Cognition. Clark Glymour, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon U. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Effective Field Review Of Plumbing And Gas Systems. Various speakers. CEME 1212 from 6:30-9:30pm. $420 includes notes, field trip, certificate. Call 822-3347.
The Post-Kyoto Politics Of Climate Change. Timothy O'Riordan, director, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, U of East Anglia. Green College Graham House at 7:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Barry McBride, vice-president, Academic; Brian Fraser, dean, St. Andrews Hall; Vivian Hoffman, president, Alma Mater Society. War Memorial Gym Foyer, 10:45 a.m. Call UBC-INFO (822-4636).
Archeology And Public Opinion. David Pokotylo; Neil Guppy. ANSO from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-2878
The Politics Of The Transition To Sustainability In Europe: Possible Lessons For Canada. Timothy O'Riordan, director, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, U of East Anglia. Green College Coach House at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Thermal And Petrological Structure Of Subduction Zones. Simon Peacock. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Yellow Pear. Gu Xiong, Fine Arts. Bookstore mezzanine level at 12:30pm. Call 822-2665.
Evidence For Neutrino Oscillations From The Sun And Accelerators, As Well As The Atmosphere. Peter Rosen, U.S. Dept. of Energy. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137; 822-3631.
Against The Grain: Making Exhibitions In A Global World. Okwui Enwezor, Art Institute of Chicago. Lasserre 102 at 7:30pm. Call 822-4497.
UBC Staff and Faculty. Student Health Service from 8am to 3:45pm. $10 (cash only). Call 822-7011.
Smoking Relapse Prevention In Postpartum Women. Joan Bottorf; Joy Johnson; Pamela Ratner, Nursing. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Thromboembolic Disease In Children - Past, Present And Future. Dr. Maureen Andrew, Pediatrics, McMaster U. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht at 875-2307.
The Role Of Pre-Recruit Pollock In The Bering Sea And North Pacific Ecosystems. Rick Brodeur, National Marine Fisheries Service. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Call 822-4329.
Calcium Signaling In Vascular Endothelial Cells. Xiaodong Wang, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795; 822-4645.
Charlotte Strandgaard, Danish writer. Buchanan Penthouse at 12:30pm. Call 822-5158; 822-6403.
Teaching To Wonder, Responding To Poetry In Secondary Classroom And Growing Up Perpendicular On The Side Of A Hill. Carl Leggo, Education. Bookstore mezzanine level at 12:30pm. Call 822-2665.
Reading And Discussion. Marie-Claire Blais. Buchanan A-202 at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Public Private Partnerships: A New Approach To Integrated Catchment Management In The U.K. Timothy O'Riordan, director, Centre for Social And Economic Research on the Global Environment, U of East Anglia. Geography 214 at 1:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Environmental Effects Of Hydro Operations On Fish Habitat. Lee Dutta, Fisheries and Oceans. ChemEng 224 at 3:30pm. Call 822-2565.
Marie Claire Blais In Conversation. Green College Coach House at 3:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Methane To Synthetic Gas By Catalytic Partial Oxidation Process. Prof. Xiaojun Bao, U of Petroleum, Beijing. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Chamber Strings. Eric Wilson, director. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call 822-5574; 822-2697.
What You Can Do To Motivate Your Students. FNSC 50 from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Reluctant Learners: Ideas To Help You Help Them. FNSC 40 from 9:30am-12:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
The Right Question At The Right Time. FNSC 50 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Enhancing Lectures: They're More Than Just Talk. FNSC 40 from 1:30-4:30pm. To register call 822-6827.
Environmentalism Is Dead: Long Live Sustainability. Timothy O'Riordan, director, Centre for Social Economic Research on the Global Environment, U of East Anglia. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Faculty, Staff and Grad Students Volleyball Group. Every Monday and Wednesday. Osborne Centre Gym A from 12:30-1:30pm. No fees. Drop-ins and regular attendees welcome for friendly competitive games. Call 822-4479 or e-mail email@example.com.
Each Monday during term (except holidays) meditation session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Call 822-2573.
Men aged 55-70 with low free testosterone are needed to test the effects of an approved form of oral testosterone (Andriol) on bone mass, body composition and sexual function. Dr. Richard Bebb is the principal investigator. For more information or to sign up for this study please contact Mary-Jo Lavery, RN (study co-ordinator) at 682-2344 ext. 2455.
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.
The British Columbia Seniors Medication Information Line (BC SMILE) is a free telephone hotline established to assist seniors, their families and caregivers with any medication-related questions including side effects, drug interactions, and the misuses of prescription and non-prescription drugs when it is not possible to direct such questions to their regular pharmacist or physician. Monday to Friday 10am-4pm. Call 822-1330 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-vegetarian, between the ages 19-45 required for a study examining nutrition attitudes and practices. Involves a questionnaire and interview. Will receive a gift certificate for the Bread Garden or Starbucks. Call Terri 209-3281.
Are you a parent of a child who is still in school? Would you like to help me understand how parents know that they are important? Complete a survey in your own home and return your responses by pre-paid mail. Call Sheila Marshall 822-5672.
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 Dr. 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 information 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 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, 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; call 822-2218.
If you've ever had or been threatened with unwanted sexual contact (because of threats, force, alcohol or drugs), and you'd be interested in participating in an interview study, please contact Nichole at 822-9028. All information provided is strictly confidential.