A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from January 10 through January 23, 1999. 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.
January 10, 11, 12,
13, 14, 15, 16,
17, 18, 19, 20,
21, 22, 23
Chamber Music For Piano, Violin And Cello. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Accessing The Digital Library - Finding Mechanical Information Electronically. Joy Kirchner, reference librarian. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
A Novel System For Translocating Folded Proteins Across Cell Membranes. Joel Weiner, Medicine and Oral Health Sciences, U of Alberta. IRC #4 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0789.
Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies And The Origin Of Nuclear Activity. Sylvain Veilleux, U of Maryland. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
A Walk Through A Slum. Tariq Bhanjee, School of Community and Regional Planning. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Soft Computing Control Of Complex Systems. Mo Jamshidi, U of New Mexico. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Baby Bloomers. Kazutoshi Kase, Economics, U of Tokyo. St. John's College Fireplace Lounge, at 8pm. Call 822-8788
Death On The Downhill: A Six-Year Review Of Alpine Skiing And Snowboarding Fatalities In B.C. Robert Cadman, Edith Cowan U. IRC #4 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2258.
Insights Into The `Uneasy Alliance' Between Hosts And Their Cooperative Bacterial Partner. Margaret McFall-Ngai; Edward Ruby, U of Hawaii. Wesbrook 100 at 12:30pm. Refreshments. Call B. Finlay at 822-2210.
Rapid Intercellular Signaling And Regulation Of Gene Expression In The Wound Response. Bratislav Stankovic, North Carolina State U. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Priorities For Cutting Canadian Taxes. Jon Kesselman, Economics. Green College at 5pm. Reception to follow. (Please note new format/time.) Call 822-2878.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Beth Orson, oboe; Larry Knopp, trumpet; Terence Dawson, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Advances In Lung Research. Various speakers. Plaza 500 Hotel, 500 W. 12th Ave. from 1-6pm. To register call 875-5470.
In Vivo Ovarian Responses To Recombinant FSH With And Without Recombinant LH In Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Dr. Anthony Cheung. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Geochemistry Of Okanagan Wine. John Greenough, Okanagan College. Geophysics/Astronomy 260 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
A Quiet Invasion: Japanese Pop Culture Influences Around The World. Sharalyn Orbaugh, Asian Studies. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8788.
When History And Memory Collide: Aboriginal Racial Intermixture On The British Columbia Frontier. Jean Barman, Educational Studies. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Occupational First Aid Level I. Vancouver Fire Hall #10, 2992 Wesbrook Mall, from 8:30am-4:30pm. $90 includes CPR level A certification. To register, call Pamela Rydings 822-2029.
TBA. Tom Pedersen. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Brown Bag Lunch. Beverley Sinclair, editor, The Georgia Straight. Sing Tao 104 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6688.
Assimilations's Terror: Walker Evans' Depression And The Trauma Of Photography. Eric Rosenberg, art historian, Tufts U. Lasserre 102 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2757.
Beta-Decay Studies In Laser Trap. John Behr, TRIUMF. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137.
Woman Of The Lake And Other Pieces: A Reading. Duane Niatum, Native American poet; storyteller. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Assessing Bioaerosols In Elementary School Settings? Or Hey, Lady, Are You Going To Shut The School Down? Karen Bartlett, Interdisciplinary Studies. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
End Of Life Care In Children. Joe Custer. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht 875-2307.
First Nations' Ocean Interests And Marine Protected Areas. Russ Jones, Haida Fisheries Program. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Prolidase Deficiency: Rare But Compelling. Dr. Peter Hechtman. B.C.'s Children's Hosp D-308 at 12noon. Call 822-5312.
Cardiac Lipoprotein Lipase. Friend Or Foe In The Supply Of Fatty Acids To The Diabetic Heart. Brian Rodrigues. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Divine Cunning: The Rebellions Of Hera, Demeter And Aphrodite. Ingrid Holmberg, U of Victoria. Buchanan D-202 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Literature After Death. Kristien Hemmerechts, author. Buchanan Penthouse at 12:30pm. Call 822-6403.
Development Of A Health Hazard Assessment Standard For Repeated Mechanical Shock. Dan Robinson, ergonomist, Human Factors Group, B.C. Research. UBC Hosp. Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
SUB North Plaza from 12:40-1:15pm. Call 822-6000 or Web site www.intramurals.ubc.ca.
Emmett Hall, Meet Robin Hood: The Redistributive Consequences Of Tax-Finance Health Care. Bob Evans, Economics. Green College at 3:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Use Of Polyethylene Oxide As Retention Aid In Papermaking Using Mechanical Pulps. Peter Pang. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
The Feminine Wiles Of Pandora: Sex And Gender In Hesiod. Ingrid Holmberg, U of Victoria. Buchanan Penthouse at 4:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Vs. University Of Alberta. War Memorial Gym at 6:15pm. Continues Jan. 16 at 8pm. Adults $7; Youth /Seniors $4; UBC Students $3; Children under 12 free. Call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD) or Web site www.athletics.ubc.ca.
Vs. University Of Alberta. War Memorial Gym at 8pm. Continues Jan. 16 at 6:15pm. Adults $7; Youth/Seniors $4; UBC Students $3; Children under 12 free. Call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD) or Web site www.athletics.ubc.ca.
Emily Carr/Jack Shadbolt: Heart Of Darkness. Paintings/drawings from the Belkin Art Gallery. Or Gallery, 112 W. Hastings from 12-5pm. Continues to Feb. 27. Closed Sunday, Monday. Call 683-7395.
UBC Aquatic Centre from 7am-5pm. Call 822-6000 or Web site www.intramurals.ubc.ca.
Pacific Baroque Orchestra. Music Recital Hall at 2pm. Call 822-5574.
Graduate Student Supervision. David Lam basement seminar room from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-9149.
Non-Linear Descriptor Systems. Prof. Stephen L. Campbell, North Carolina State U. CSCI 301 at 3:30pm. Call 822-4584.
Engineering Research At Universities: Issues In Dealing With Industry. Anoush Poursartio, associate dean, Research, Applied Science. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-3770.
The Evolution Of Clusters And Their Galaxy Population As Probed in HI. Jacqueline Van Gorkom, Columbia U. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
But Isn't It Sexual? The Freudian Slip Beneath The Ethnographic Gaze. Laurel Kendall, American Museum Of Natural History. CK Choi 120 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-4688.
Stress Less: The Role Of Cognitive Appraisals In the Stress Process. Jodi Morris, Counselling Psychology. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Working Abroad With Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders. Dr. David Moore. Vancouver Public Library, central branch, Alma VanDusen Room at 7:30pm. Call 732-0673.
The Culture Of Mania. Emily Martin, Anthropology, Princeton U. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Explaining The Emergence Of The Modern Industrial Economy: Why Was England First? Alex Whalley, Economics. St. John's College, Fireplace Lounge at 8:00 pm. Call 822-8788
Discrimination Between Self And Nonself; The Het-C Mediated Vegetative Incompatibility In Neurospora Crassa. Jennifer Wu. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30 -1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
New Avenues For The Development Of Broad-Based Antipathogenic Drugs. Francois Jean, Vollum Institute. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Urban Sustainability In China: Problems And Evaluation. Yin Yongyuan. CK Choi 129 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Egg Production Of Calanus Finmarchicus In The Western North Atlantic. Robert Campbell. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Community And Social Order In The Great Tew Circle. Paul Stanwood, English. Green College at 5pm. Reception to follow. (Please note new format/time). Call 822-1878.
The Nature Of Financial Crisis In Asia. Masaru Yoshitomi, vice-chair, Research Institute, Long-term Credit Bank of Japan. CK Choi 120 from 10:30-11:30am. Call 822-2629.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Campbell Ryga, saxophone; Ross Taggart, piano; Torben Oxbol, bass; Blaine Wikjord, drums. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Calcium As A Second Messenger In Ovarian Cells. Pearly Lee. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Bayesian Blocks: A New Method Of Data Analysis. Jeffrey Scargle, Ames/NASA. Geophysics/Astronomy 260 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Regional And Global Oxygenation In The Critically Ill. James Russell. VGH, doctors' residence, third floor conference room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Corrupt Language: The Metaphoric Production Of Desire In Elizabeth Smart's Poetry. Meira Cook. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Over The Moon. Meah Martin. Frederic Wood Theatre at 7:30pm. Continues to Jan. 30. Adult $15; Student/Senior $9. Call 822-2678.
Platelets: Going With The Flow (Flow Cytometric Analyses Of Platelets And Other Things). Dr. John Freedman, St. Michaels Hosp., Toronto. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 8am. Call Bruce Verchere at 875-2490.
Women Painters And The Arrangement Of Flowers. Ann Bermingham, UC-Santa Barbara. Lasserre 102 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2757.
Glacio-Volcanic Interactions In Iceland. Helgi Bjornsson, U. of Iceland. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
The Hero's Walk. Anita Badami, writer in residence. CK Choi 120 from 1-2:30pm. Call 822-2629.
Large Scale Structure In The Universe: What Can We Learn? Marc Davis, UC-Berkeley. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Refreshments Hennings 325 at 3:45pm. Call 822-2137.
Life After Geometric Modelling In CAD/CAM. Bahram Ravani, UC-Davis. CICSR/CS 208 at 4pm. Refreshments. Call 822-6894.
Pub Pictionary, Co-Rec Broomball, Cosmic Curling, Ice Sculpture, Cosmic Ice Skate. Wintersports Centre from 7:30-12:30pm. $100/team. Register to Jan. 20. Call 822-6000 or Web site www.intramurals.ubc.ca.
Social Inequality, Population Health And Housing. Jim Dunn, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Tuberculosis: Scientific And Artistic Representations. Dr. David Speert; Richard Cavell, English. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call Ruth Giesbrecht at 875-2307.
Increasing The Efficiency of `Pingers' To Reduce Cetacean By Catch In Commercial Fisheries; Trawl Discards And Seabirds In British Columbia: A Free Lunch For All? Kristin Kaschner, Zoology; Alasdair Beattie, Fisheries Centre. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-4329.
Gender And Technology: Accounting For Invisible Work In Job Design. Ellen Balka, SFU. UBC Hosp.-Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Sharon Pollock Reads From Her Plays. Sharon Pollock. Buchanan Penthouse at 12:30pm. Call 822-4225.
Couch Potato Run. SUB North Plaza from 12:40-1:15pm. Call 822-6000 or Web site www.intramurals.ubc.ca.
Effect Of Average Flame Heat Flux On Rotary Kilns Processing Particulate Matters. Sanjiv Dhanjal. Chemical Engineering 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Vs. University Of Victoria. War Memorial Gym at 6:15pm. Continues to Jan. 23. Adults $7; Youth & Seniors $4; UBC Students $3; Children under 12 free. Call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD) or Web site www.athletics.ubc.ca.
Vs. University Of Victoria. War Memorial Gym at 7:45pm. Adults $7; Youth/Seniors $4; UBC Students $3; Children under 12 free. Continues to Jan. 23. Call 822-2473 (UBC-BIRD) or Web site www.athletics.ubc.ca.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or 822-2697 for information.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor. Chan Centre Chan Shun Concert Hall at 8pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311 or 822-2697 for information.
Registration is underway for conversational programs and language and culture courses in French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Punjabi, Greek, Swedish, and Russian. Morning, afternoon, evening, and Saturday classes begin Jan. 23. Call 822-0800.
I am a grad student looking for families with an autistic child(ren) to answer a questionnaire regarding the effects of raising autistic children. The child must be seven years old or younger. Please call Keri Smalley 738-8025.
Applications will be accepted until Jan. 11, 1999. Call 822-0942 or Web site www.international.ubc.ca.
An 80 min. tour takes take place every Wednesday and Friday at 1:00pm. Free parking. Continues to Apr. 30. To arrange for a group tour call 222-7355 or Web site www.triumf.ca/.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Hereditary Chiefs Of Haida Gwaii; Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist; From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of British Columbia. Call 822-5087.
UBC Fencing Club meets every Wednesday 8:30-10:30pm, Friday 6-10pm and Sunday 3-7pm in Osborne Gym A. Learn decision making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.
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. Meet in the Chan Centre main lobby at noon. Special group tours can be booked through www.chancentre.com or at 822-1815.
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.
UBC Art Education faculty invites children 7-12 years to participate in a unique art course Saturdays at the Vancouver Art Gallery (Jan. 30-March 13, 1999). Fee $25. E-mail email@example.com or call Lara Lackey at 822-5422.
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.
SCARL offers long or short term statistical and analytical assistance to UBC researchers. Resources include expertise in many areas of statistical methodology and a variety of statistical software. Web site: www.stat.ubc.ca/~scarl, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 822-4037.
The UBC Law Review is publishing a 50th anniversary commemorative issue and is looking for law school alumni and faculty to submit articles. Please contact the review at 822-3066; fax 822-4633 or e-mail: email@example.com for details. Submissions deadline is Jan. 15,1999.
For a study involving public participation in B.C. environmental policies conducted by Eco-Risk Research Unit. We offer $20 for 1.5 hours of your time. UBC staff and graduate students are particularly welcomed (fluency in English is required). If interested, please phone 822-0551 for more details.