Popular series covers business to anti-matter

UBC's new dean of Commerce and Business Administration, Daniel Muzyka, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Sam Ting and Dr. Doris Kavanagh-Gray, former head of Cardiology at St. Paul's Hospital are among the speakers participating in this season's free public lecture series offered by the Vancouver Institute.

The fall 1999 season comprises 10 lectures held on Saturday evenings at 8:15 p.m. from Sept. 25 to Dec. 4. All lectures take place in Lecture Hall 2 of the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre.

Lectures in the series are:

Sept. 25: Sam McKinney, Our West Coast Heritage: Captains Cook, Vancouver, and Bligh

Oct. 2: Prof. John Lampe, Crisis and Challenge in Southeast Europe: After the War in Kosovo

Oct. 16: Prof. Geoff Eley, History and Cinema: Imagining Britain's Past

Oct. 23: Commerce and Business Administration Dean Daniel Muzyka, Building the Adaptive Corporation

Oct. 30: Prof. Rod Preece, Life in Harmony with Animals and Nature: Contemporary Cultural Myths

Nov. 6: Prof. Daniel Pauly, Global Fisheries and Marine Conservation: Is Co-existence Possible?

Nov. 13: Dr. Ian McDonald, The Enigma of Multiple Sclerosis

Nov. 20: Sam Ting, The Search for Anti-matter in the Universe

Nov. 27: Prof. Mieke Bal, Performing Art: Images as Cultural Interventions

Dec. 4: Dr. Doris Kavanagh-Gray, Coronary Heart Disease: Does Gender Make a Difference?

Recent books written by the speakers will be available at the door or at UBC Bookstore.

For more information on the lecture series check the Web site at psg.com/~ted/vaninst or call 604-822-1444.