A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from October 31 through November 13, 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.
November 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Please Touch. Tactile Colour Communication Society. SUB Art Gallery from 12-6pm daily. Continues to Nov. 5. Call 822-5844.
David Spencer Memorial Concert. Jesse Read and David Agler, conductors. Chan Centre from 3-5pm. Admission by donation. Call 822-5574.
Local Government, Firms And Individuals: Local Economic Transfer In The Pearl River Delta - A Case Study Of Shunde City. Desheng Xue, China. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-5207.
Some Problems Associated With High-Density Suspension Of Solid Particles. Prof. John Grace. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments at 3:25pm. Call 822-3770.
SOIREE: Results From The New Zealand Iron Fertilization Experiment In The Southern Ocean. Philip Boyd, U of Otago, New Zealand. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Galaxy Morphology: Near And Far. Steve Odewahn, Appalachian State U. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-2267.
From Global To Local: Our Role In The Change To A Sustainable Society. Maged Senbel. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
An Art More Subtle: Music Of The Late Middle Ages. Pat Unruh, director, Vancouver Historical Performance Society. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to Nov. 23. $47, seniors $42. Call 822-1420.
China's Economic Reform And Income Distribution. Prof. Zhao Renwei, Beijing. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Mental Health Professionals' And Teachers' (Mis-) Perceptions Of Adolescence. Kim Schonert-Reichl, Human Learning, Development and Instruction. Scarfe 278 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-6593.
The Who, How And Why Of Epiphyte Responses To Forest Management Alternatives. Bruce McCune, Oregon State U. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Self-Coordinating Porphyrins, Chlorophylls, And Bacterio-
chlorins: Modelling Photosynthetic Special Pairs. Prof. Harvey J. Schugar. Chem B-250 at 1pm. Call 822-3057.
The Politics Of Violence. Martin Toren. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 2-3:30pm. Continues to Nov. 23. $47, seniors $42. Call 822-1420.
Animals As Ends In Themselves: The Importance Of Goethe's Extension Of The Kantian Categorical Imperative. Rod Preece, Wilfred Laurier U. Angus 426 from 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
Fundraising Trends. Shannon von Kaldenberg, Development Office. Green College Coach House at 5pm. Reception following from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Should Your Conscience Always Be Your Guide? John Mellis. Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver from 7:30-9:30pm. $10. Call 822-9815.
New Excavations In The Near East. Elizabeth Stone, State U of New York. MOA Theatre at 7:30pm. Call 822-2889.
Five Minutes - Five Slide Presentations. Members of the Division of Athletic Injuries and Arthroscopy. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. from 7am-12pm. Call 875-4192.
Impressionism: Its Birth. Justin Newell. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to Nov. 24. $47, seniors $42. Call 822-1420.
Through The Haze Of Cigarettes: Narratives Of Nicotine Dependency Among Teenage Girls. Barb Moffat, master's student. Call 822-7417.
Read My Lips: Voicing The Feminist Body. Cate Poynton, U of Western Sydney. Women's Studies lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9173.
Wednesday Noon Hours. The Burney Ensemble. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3. Call 822-5574.
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone: Archetype And Evolution. Dr. Nancy Sherwood, U of Victoria. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 from 2-3pm. Call 875-3108.
Natural Obstacles And Production Contracts In Oregon's Logging Sector. Scott Prudham. Geography 201 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
Evidence Based Treatment Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Dr. J. Fleetham. St. Paul's Hosp., Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
Art: Everywhere, Everybody, Useless, Transcendent. Prof. Robert Young, 1999 Murrin Lecturer. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
TBA. Prof. Robert Young. Green College from 5-6:30pm. Call 822-0954.
The Ethical Conundrums Of Research In The Academy And Journalism. John Lowman and Ted Palys, SFU-Criminology; Terry Milewski, CBC; Marilyn Mac-Crimmon and Michael Jackson, Law. Green College Coach House at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
In Praise of Interdisciplinarity. M. Peter Oberlander and Tony Dorcey. Green College from 9am-3:30pm. Call 822-0954.
ISO 9000 Series. Josef Otto and various speakers. Terminal City Club from 9am-5pm. $440/single module. Includes lunch. Continues Nov. 5. Call 822-1884 to register.
UBC Staff And Faculty Flu Vaccines. UBC Student Health Services from 11am-3pm. $10. Call 822-7011.
Forest Policy Review Panel Discussion. Gary Woulters, B.C. Government; Reid Carter, Industry analyst; Cheri Burda, David Suzuki Foundation; First Nations and value-added advocates. Forest Sciences Centre 1005 from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 873-5504.
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Clyde Mitchell, director. Chan Centre at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Ice Age Climate And Its Ugly Surprises. Garry Clarke, Earth and Ocean Sciences. Wesbrook 100 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5984.
Democratic Overdog: Strategy, Morality and Etiquette For The New Masters Of The Universe. Gwynne Dyer, journalist. Regent College Aud. from 12:45-2:30pm. Call 822-1558.
Molecular Biochemical And Ultrasonographical Characterization Of Human Corpus Luteum Functions. Dr. Jan Olofsson. B.C.'s Women's Hosp. 2N35 from 2-3pm. Call 875-3108.
Beginning With A Film: From The Linguistic To The Visual Code. Carlo Chiarenza, California State U. Buchanan Penthouse at 3pm. Call 822-1878.
These Things Are Canadian Made: An Historian Thinks About Things. Joy Parr, SFU, History. Green College Coach House at 4:30pm. Reception to follow. Call 822-1878.
United Way Fundraiser. Cecil Green Park House from 7:30-9pm. $5. Refreshments. Call 822-8929.
Poetry Reading. Jay Rusesky and Jason Dewinetz. Green College Coach House at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Institute On Program Evaluation. Prof. Ann Hilton. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 and T-182 from 9am-4pm. Registration at 8:30am. $245 students/$375 non-students. Continues to Nov. 7. Information at www.nursing.ubc.ca or call 822-7453.
Prof. Michael Smith And Other Experts. Frederic Wood Theatre from 8am-5pm. Refreshments. Call 822-7795.
Establishment Of Best Practice Standards In Maternity Care. Dr. Michael Klein, Head, Maternity and Newborn Care. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Parking available in B Lot. Call 822-2772.
Introduction To Information Security. Paul Tinari. CAWP 2916 from 9am-5pm. $180, $60 (students). Includes lunch. Call 822-1884.
Spirituality And The Wisdom Of Older Persons. Joanne Chafe and Archbishop Douglas Hambidge. VST from 9:30am-4:30pm. Continues to Nov. 6. $53/$42 (team), $27 (retired) day. $98/$84 team/$49 (retired) both days. Call 822-9815.
Application Of VMS To Fisheries Stock Assessment. Neil A. Gribble, Australia. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11.30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries In Hospital Laundries. Judy Village, Ergonomist. UBC Hosp. Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.
The Limits Of Economic Nationalism In India: Economic Policy Reform Under The BJP-Led Government. Prof. Baldev Nayar, McGill U. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-5207.
Greek And Roman Education. Robin Barrow, SFU. Buchanan B-228 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
The Northern Appalachians/British Caledonides: An Example Of An Accretionary Orogen. Cess van Staal, Geological Survey of Canada. GeoSciences 330-A at 3pm. Call 822-3278.
Tea And Conversation With Archbishop David Somerville. VST Boardroom from 3-4:30pm. By donation to the Somerville Fund for Spiritual Formation. Call 822-9815.
Animals And Nature As Ideological Tools In Contemporary Theory. Prof. Rod Preece, Wilfred Laurier U. Buchanan D-301 at 3pm. Call 822-6606.
Kinetics Of Hybridoma Growth And Antibody Production. Olivier Henry, MASc candidate. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Sharp Asymptotic Bounds On The Dimensions Of Harmonic Functions. Prof. Peter Li, U of California. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm in Math Annex 1115. Call 822-2666.
Poskarten: A Musical Reading. Music, Stefano Scodanibbio; poetry, Edoardo Sanguineti. Chan Centre, Royal Bank Cinema at 6:30pm. Call 822-1452.
How The Church Is Becoming Present On The Internet. Gordon Laird. VST from 7-9pm. Continues to Nov. 6, 9am-3pm. Call 822-9815 to register.
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Clyde Mitchell, director. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
The New Adulthood And The Relationship Between Education And Work. Prof. Johanna Wyn, U of Melbourne. Ponderosa H-115 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-5708.
The New Project Integrated Program (PIP) In Second Year Electrical And Computer Engineering. Prof. Peter Lawrence. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments at 3:25pm. Call 822-2781.
The Berlin Wall - Ten Years Later. Goethe Institute, 944 West 8th Ave. at 6:30pm. Call 822-1452.
Zero Hour: The Berlin Wall - Ten Years Later. Vincent Trasov and Michael Morris. Western Front Gallery, 303 E. 8th Ave. at 9:30pm. Call 822-1452.
UBC Staff And Faculty Flu Vaccines. UBC Student Health Services from 11am-3pm. $10. Call 822-7011.
Socio-Developmental Patterns In Children's Pain. Ken Craig, Psychology. Scarfe 278 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-6593.
Use Of Transgenic Technology To Answer Pharmacological Questions. Dr. Frank Jirik. IRC #3 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Risk And Precaution In Canadian Agricultural Biotechnology. Katherine Barrett, PhD candidate. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
The Dumbing Down Of Canadian Journalism. Raymond Heard, Global TV News. Sing Tao 102 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-6688.
Orbital Imaging By Electron Momentum Spectroscopy: Which Valence Orbital Descriptions Are Appropriate For Structure, Bonding And Reactivity Studies In Chemistry? Prof. Chris Brion. Chem B-250 at 1pm. Call 822-3057.
The Evolution Of Wide Area Wireless Data. Norman Toms, Sierra Wireless, Inc. MacLeod 410 at 1:30pm. Call 822-2872.
Reformasi: Comparing Democratization Efforts In Malaysia And Indonesia. Diane Mauzy. CK Choi 120 from 4:30-6pm.
Senior Women Scientists: Taking Off The Blinkers. Prof. Maria Klawe and Prof. Janet Werker. St. John's College 1080 at 5:15pm. Call 822-8781.
The Inside Story On The Crisis Points Group. Priscilla (Cindy) Greenwood, Math, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Green College Coach House at 5pm. Reception from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Prosthetic Arthroscopy Of The Shoulder: Should The Glenoid Be Replaced. Dr. Robert Hawkins. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
A Case Study Of Domestic Violence In China. Tong Xin, Peking U. Women's Studies lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9173.
The Elements Of Avalanche Forecasting. David McClung. Geography 201 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2663.
Regulation Of Mass Cell Activity By PI Lipids And Protein Kinase. Dr. V. Duronio. St. Paul's Hosp., Gourlay Conference Room from 5-6pm. Call 875-5653.
The VSO Companion. Rodney Sharman and David Phillips. University Women's Club (Hycroft), 1489 McRae Ave. from 7:30-9pm. $47, $42 (seniors). Call 822-1420.
President Martha Piper, Alma Mater Society President Ryan Marshall and Rev. John Mellis. War Memorial Gym from 10:45am to noon. Call 822-4636.
Busy Intersections: The Narrative Study Of Informal Eldercare. Margaret Dorazio-Migliore, PhD candidate. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Parking available in B Lot. Call 822-2772.
Introduction To Centering Prayer. Cynthia Bourgeault. VST from 7-9:30pm. Continues Nov. 13 from 9:30am-4pm. $78/$70 (team), $39 (retired). Lunch included. Call 822-9815.
Habitat Associations Of Juvenile Cutthroat Trout: Implications For Forestry Management. Jordan Rosenfeld, B.C. Ministry of Fisheries. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Exposure Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients To Particulate Air Pollution: An Assessment Of Respiratory Health Effects. Teri Fisher, MSc candidate. UBC Hosp. Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.
WTO Rules And The Conduct Of Japanese Companies: Trade And Competition. Prof. Kaz Masui. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Scenes From Heiner Muller. Holger Teschke, artistic director, Berlin Theatre Ensemble; Theatre students. Hut M-17, 6373 University Blvd. at 3:30pm. Call 822-1452.
Gas Mixing In High Density Circulating Fluidized Bed. Jinzhong Liu, PhD candidate. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Birth, Death, And Reincarnation Of Shim Ch'ong: Mistress Of The Spiritual Domain. Chan E. Park-Miller, Ohio State U. CK Choi 120 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-5207.
French Art Song Festival. Diane Loeb, director. Music Recital Hall at 8pm. $10. Call 822-5574.
The Anxiety and Fear Laboratory in the Dept. of Psychology requires female volunteers who have experienced unwanted sexual activity, to participate in a research project. If you have ever had sex with someone when you didn't want to, because the other person continued the event when you said no, forced or threatened to force you, or because you were given alcohol or drugs, and you would be interested in helping us with our research, please call 822-9028. Confidentiality and privacy protected.
Only $3 per bunch on Fridays from 11am-1pm at the Horticultural Greenhouse. Call 822-3283.
EcoRisk Research unit is seeking UBC staff members to volunteer for a research study investigating public perceptions about the benefits and risks of space exploration. A booklet and questionnaire will be campus-mailed to you to complete at your convenience. Call Joseph 822-9261.
Objects Of Intrigue. Continues to March 31. A Break In The Ice: Inuit Prints From The Linda J. Lemmens Collection. Continues to Feb 2. Attributed to Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. Continues to Feb. 13. Lamps From The Greek And Roman World. Continues to Dec. 5. Three Case Studies. Northwest Coast Art. Continues to August. Unity Quilt. Continues to Dec. 31. Free to UBC students, staff, faculty. Web site: www.moa.ubc.ca or call 822-5087 or 822-5950.
How do parents see challenging child behaviours? We are asking parents of 7-14 year olds to tell us by completing an anonymous, 30 minute questionnaire. You can receive the results. Please call Assoc. Prof. Johnston's lab 822-9037.
Psychologists conducting research at the Traumatic Stress Clinic at UBC Psychiatry are offering free treatment to people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD is caused by events such as physical or sexual assault, and motor vehicle accidents. Call the Traumatic Stress Clinic at 822-8040.
Zazen (sitting meditation) each Monday (except holidays) from 1:30-2:20pm while classes in session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery. All are welcome. Call 822-2573.
Free bike care clinic with Jason Addy, master bike mechanic. SUB loading dock Rm 41, every Wednesday from 6pm-7pm. Call 822-BIKE.
Help repair and paint public bikes and learn as you go. MacMillan (SW corner), every Tuesday from 4pm-8pm. Call 822-4566.
Looking for players at all levels. Osborne Gym, Fridays from 7-9pm. Call 222-2074 or visit http:\\handball-bc.hypermart.net.
Tours are available every Wednesday and Friday from September 1, 1999-April 28, 2000 from 1-2:15pm. Group tours may be arranged by calling the TRIUMF Information Office 222-7355.
We are seeking healthy 8-12-year-olds and their mothers to take part in a psychology study to find out more about how children learn about hurts and pains. For more information, call Dr. Craig's lab 822-5280.
Walking tours of the campus available upon request. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Ceremonies Office at 822-0949 to book a time.
Senior (65 years or older) and Junior (18-35) volunteers needed. If your first language is English and your hearing is relatively good, we need your participation in studies examining hearing and communication abilities. All studies take place at UBC. Hearing screened. Honorarium. Please call the Hearing Lab, 822-9474.
Helping students find housing since 1993, the AMS Rentsline is UBC's off-campus housing registry. This service gives students access to hundreds of rental listings, and landlords access to thousands of students looking for housing. You can call the Rentsline from any touchtone phone 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 714-4848.
Out In The Millennium: Celebrating 20 years Of Outweek (1980-2000)! This event is for our current GLBT members and alumni, as well as our friends and allies. Call Amar (co-chair) 222-3542.
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. The main purpose of the Faculty Women's Club is to raise funds for student scholarships. There are 19 different interest groups within the club, ranging from art appreciation and bridge to hiking. Do come and join us! Call Barbara Tait, president 224-0938; Gwyneth Westwick, membership 263-6612.
Are you, or do you know a female adult twin? We are studying the relationship types of fraternal and identical female twins. If you can help by completing some questionnaires and being interviewed about relationships, please e-mail: email@example.com or call Tannis MacBeth, Psychology 822 4826.
Hard of hearing University students are invited to discuss their post-secondary experiences for a PhD study. Involves interviews and the option of jotting down thoughts twice weekly over a three-week period. Honorarium to be provided. Contact Ruth Warick, Graduate Student, in the Department of Educational Services, UBC, Phone/FAX 224-4198 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
UBC Utilities regularly performs maintenance work on underground piping and electrical systems. Work sites are always blocked off with appropriate signs and barriers, however sometimes these signs and barriers are removed by unauthorized individuals. Please approach work sites cautiously and respect signs and/or work crew instructions to avoid potential harm. Potential hazards including falling, electrical shock, burns, and other harmful events. If you have any questions concerning a UBC Utilities work site, please call 822-9445.
Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? Help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between four to 21 months of age, including babies raised in a bilingual home, to participate in language development studies. If you are interested in bringing your baby for a one-hour visit, please call Prof. Janet Werker's Infant Studies Centre, Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Kate).
Did you know your child is a word-learning expert? Help us learn how children come to be so skilled at learning new words. We are looking for children (two-four years old) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies. If you are interested in bringing your child for a 45 minute visit, please call Asst. Prof. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).
The British Columbia Seniors Medication Information Line (BC SMILE), answered by licensed pharmacists, 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 email@example.com.
SCARL offers statistical advice and long or short-term assistance to 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.
UBC Fencing Club meets every Tuesday 7-9pm and Sunday 2-5pm 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.
Free tours of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts are held every Thursday. Participants are asked to meet in the Chan Centre main lobby at 1pm. Special group tours can be booked through www.chancentre.com or at 822-1815.
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.