A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from October 3 through October 16, 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.
October 3, 4, 5, 6,
7, 8, 12, 13,
14, 15, 16
Illustrated Talk. Marianne Nicolson, artist. MOA Theatre Gallery at 2pm. Call 822-5978.
Create Quizzes And Tests Using Word 97. David Lam PC Lab B from 9am-12noon. Register at www.cstudies.ubc.ca/facdev/ or call 822-9149.
Making Technology Happen. Denil Doyle, chairman, Capital Alliance Ventures Inc. NRC Innovation Centre from 9am-4:30pm. $445 includes lunch. Call 822-1884.
SUB Ballroom from 9am-2:30pm. Bring valid photo and signature ID. For additional eligibility requirements call 879-6001.
Anger And Revenge. Prof. Myles Burnyeat, Philosophy, Oxford U. Peter Wall Institute from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3292 or 822-2621.
Press Freedom And Political Intervention: A Commentary On Recent Developments In The Philippines. Ellen Tordesillas. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Direct Numerical Simulation Of Turbulent Reacting Flows. Asst. Prof. W. Kendal Bushe, Mechanical Engineering. CEME 1202 from 3:30-4:30pm. Refreshments at 3:25. Call 822-3770.
Are There Any Questions? Designing And Asking Questions For Multiple Learning Situations. David Lam basement TAG seminar room from 9am-12noon. Register at www.cstudies.ubc.ca/facdev/ or call 822-9149.
Leadership For Congregations In Transition: An Introduction To Interim Ministry. Margaret Jonsson and guest clergy. VST, 6000 Iona Dr. from 9:30am-4pm. Continues to Oct. 7. $175. Call 822-9815.
The Vancouver Society Of Storytelling. Helen O'Brian, founding director. Cecil Green Park House at 10am. Call 822-0434.
Canterbury Tales. Rachel Mines, PhD candidate, King's College. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to Oct. 26. $47, seniors $42. Call 822-1420.
Current Migration Trends And The Political Debate Concerning Migration In Italy Today. Enrico Pugliese, U of Naples. Buchanan Penthouse at 12:30pm. Refreshments at 12noon. Call 822-1452.
Transport Of Asian Pollutants To The West Coast Of North America: 1999 Update. Dan Jaffe, U of Washington. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Fuzzy Sets (An Introduction). S. Mahmoud Taheri, Shiraz U. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments (bring mug). Call 822-0570.
History And Ethnography Through The Writings Of A. Irving Hallowell: Ojibwa Conversations From The 1930s and 1990s. Jennifer Brown, U of Winnipeg. Buchanan Tower 1206/1207 from 4:30-5:30pm. Call 822-5179.
In Search Of Ecologically Sustainable Yield Model. Neil Gribble, Queensland U. Green College at 5pm. Reception from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Water Based Fire Suppression I. CEME 1202 from 6:30-9:30pm. Continues to Nov. 16. $900, or $1100 by distance learning. Call 822-1884.
Understanding Islam. Emile Nucho, McGill U. University Women's Club, 1489 McRae Ave. from 7:30-9pm. Continues to Nov. 9. $67, seniors $62. Call 822-1420.
Writing For Screen and TV: An Introduction. Bill Van Luven, producer/director. Carr Hall conference room from 7:30-9:30pm. Continues to Nov. 23. $200. Call 822-1420.
Scientific Program. North American travelling fellows. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. from 7am-12 noon. Call 875-4192.
Dostoyevsky. Prof. Emeritus Bogdan Czaykowski, Slavonic Studies. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 10am-1:30pm. Continues to Oct. 27. $47, seniors $42. Call 822-1420.
Religious Issues In China: The Contemporary Context. Daniel Overmyer, Asian Studies; Andre Laliberte, Political Science; and Anwar Ablimit, Centre for Chinese Research. CK Choi 120 from 12noon-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Gabrielle Roy: Negotiating Meaning. Jane Everett, McGill U. Women's Studies lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9173.
Silk Road. With Celso Machado, Brazilian guitar; Laurence Mollerup, bass. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3. Call 822-5574.
Autobiography. Lillian Boraks-Nemetz. University Women's Club, 1489 McRae Ave. from 1-3pm. Continues to Nov. 10. $120. Call 822-1420.
Where Has Love Gone? Marina Sonkina, teacher, writer. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 2-3:30pm. Continues to Nov. 10. $67, seniors $62. Call 822-1420.
Evaluation Of A Community Postpartum Telephone Intervention. Nancy Hambley, MSN student. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion T-206 from 3-4pm. Call 822-7453.
Interdisciplinarity As Necessity. John MacDonald, founder of MacDonald Detweiler. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
TBA. Elliot Goldner, Psychiatry. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Artist's Gallery Opening. Printmaking artists Miriam and Lane Tratt. University Women's Club, 1489 McRae Ave., from 7-9pm. Call 731-4661 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Writing: Square One. Paul Belserene, local writer, director & producer. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion T-185/186 from 7:30-10pm. Continues to Nov. 24. $190. Call 822-1420.
Shakespeare: The Man Of The Millennium. Christine Parkin. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 10-11:30am. Continues to Nov. 18. $67, seniors $62. Call 822-1420.
New Faculty Orientation Walking Tour. David Lam TAG seminar room from 12-4:30pm. Register at www.cstudies.ubc.ca/facdev/ or call 822-6827.
Mars and Venus In The Trenches: Gender Roles & The Literature Of The Great War. Deborah Lendon. Vancouver Public Library (downtown) Peter Kaye Room from 2-3:30pm. Continues to Nov. 25. $77, seniors $72. Call 822-1420.
From Concept To Company: Launching Your Technology Spin-Off Company. A panel of experts assembled by the Science Council of BC. SFU from 3-7pm. Pre-register by calling 438-2752.
Climate, Race, And Regionalism In The American South. Mary Stewart, History, Western Washington U. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Comparative Realities: A Tour Of World Views. Carr Hall conference room from 7:30-9:30pm. Continues to Dec 2. $135, seniors $125. Call 822-1420.
Ethos And Expertise In Technical Discourse. Carolyn Miller. St. John's College 1080 at 7:30pm. Call 822-8781.
Development Of A Statewide CATI-Based Health Survey In Victoria, Australia. Dr. Michael Ackland. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
Chimeric Oncoproteins In Childhood Cancer: When The Whole Exceeds The Sum Of The Parts. Dr. Poul Sorenson. GF Strong Aud., from 9-10am. Call 875-2307.
Exposure Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients To Particulate Air Pollution: As Assessment Of Exposure And Cardiovascular Health Effects. Stefanie Ebelt, MSc candidate. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9861.
An Initial Model Of The Forming And Wet-Processing Stages Of A Twin-Wire Paper Machine. Asst. Prof. Mark Martinez. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Residually Finite Groups. Prof. Akbar Rhemtulla, U of Alberta. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:15pm in room 1115. Call 822-2666.
Designing Separation Systems In Capillary Electrophoresis. Philip Britz-McKibbin. Chemistry D-225 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-2448.
Level 1 Computer Course. Gordon Laird. VST, 6000 Iona Dr. from 7-9pm. Continues to Oct. 9. $50, $45 (team), $25 (seniors). Call 822-9815 to register.
Conversation With A Classic: May Brown. May Brown, former Vancouver politician. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 12noon-1pm. $8. Call 822-1420.
The Mountain Is Moving: Japanese Women's Lives. Reading by Prof. Emerita Patricia Morley, Concordia U. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Life Into Fiction. Lillian Boraks-Nemetz, author. Carr Hall conference room from 1-3pm. Continues to Nov. 30. $155. Call 822-1420.
A Bayesian Approach To Fuzzy Hypotheses Testing. Mahmoud Taheri, Shiraz U. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments (bring mug). Call 822-0570.
TBA. Wayland Eheart, Civil Engineering, U of Illinois. Green College at 5pm. Reception, 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Perimenopause, Culture and Women's Reproduction. Dr. Jerilynn Prior. St. John's College at 5:15pm. Call 822-8781.
Virtual Tour Of Ancient Rome by means of a 3-D CD-ROM. Museum of Anthropology Theatre Gallery at 7pm.
Post-Traumatic Bone Defects In The Tibia. Dr. R. Meek and Dr. W. Taha. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Legacies Of Anti-Fascism: Building Democracy In Postwar Europe. Prof. Geoffrey Eley, History, U of Michigan. Buchanan A-104 at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Vilma Vitols, voice. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Admission $3. Call 822-5574.
"Falling:" Documentary Filming In A Polarized Situation. Jean Hellwig, Dutch filmmaker. Buchanan B-312 at 4pm. Call 822-5178.
Stockbrokers Turned Sandwich Vendors: The Economic Crisis And Food Retailing In The Philippines And Thailand. Gisele Yasmeen, Sustainable Development Research Institute. CK Choi 120 from 4:30-6pm. Call 822-2629.
Legal Issues For The Construction Industry. Various lawyers from Bull Housser & Tupper. CEME 1204 from 6:30-9:30pm. Continues to Dec. 1. $500. Call 822-1884.
Great Gardens Of Europe And The Northwest. Ron Rule. Lasserre 107 from 7:30-9pm. Continues to Nov. 17. $67, seniors $62. Call 822-1420.
International Scene. Various speakers. Vancouver Public Library (downtown), Peter Kaye Room from 12noon-1:30pm. Continues to Nov 25. $67, seniors $62. Call 822-1420.
Unsettling Potential In Interdisciplinary Research. Marilyn Iwama. Green College from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-0954.
New Politics For New Times: Transformations Of The Left In Europe Since The Sixties. Prof. Geoffrey Eley, U of Michigan. Buchanan Penthouse at 12:30pm. Refreshments at 12noon. Call 822-1452.
Earthquake Preparedness: A Practical Guide. Pamela Rydings, Health, Safety and Environment. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Prospective Members Night. University Women's Club, 1489 McRae Ave., from 7-9pm.
Call 731-4661 or e-mail email@example.com.
Between Social History And Cultural Studies: The Practice Of The Historian At The End Of The 20th Century. Prof. Geoffrey Eley, U of Michigan. Green College Graham House at 7:30pm.
Evaluation Of A Community-Based Medication Education Program For Seniors. Dr. Patrick McGowan, Institute of Health Promotion Research. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
1998 Adolescent Health Survey Highlights. Dr. Roger Tonkin and Dr. Jorge Pinzon. GF Strong Aud., from 9-10am. Call 875-2307.
Determinates Of Exposure To Metal Working Fluids In B.C. Machine Shops. Andrew Ross, MSc candidate. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3073.
No Ivory Tower: The Impact Of Women's Studies On Academia And Israeli Society. Alice Shalvi, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies. Buchanan D-239 at 12:30pm. Call 822-2889.
TBA. Prof. Regina Morantz-Sanchez, U of Michigan. Women's Studies Centre seminar room at 12:30pm. Call 822-5675.
Effects Of Vanadium On Carbohydrate Metabolism In Rats. Askar Mohammad. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Is Japan Decentralized?: The Perceptual Gap Between Public Finance And Political Science. Prof. Andre DeWit. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Effects Of Resins/Asphaltenes Ratio On Heat Exchanger Fouling Of Heavy-Oil-Containing Mixtures. Eman Al-Atar, MASc candidate. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
Genetics And Behaviour: Engineering A `Fierce' Mouse. Elizabeth Simpson, Centre for Molecular Medicine And Therapeutics. Graduate Student Centre ballroom at 7:15pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
UBC Symphony Orchestra And The VSO. Georg Tintner, guest conductor. Chan Centre at 8pm. Tickets at Ticketmaster or the Chan Box Office. Call 822-5574.
Tenth Annual Pacific Northwest Music Graduate Student Conference. Green College. Continues to Oct. 17. E-mail Laurel Parsons at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 929-2465.
The Adventure Of Writing For Young People. Joan Weir, author. Carr Hall conference room from 9am-4pm. $75. Call 822-1420.
History And Cinema: Imagining Britain's Past. Prof. Geoffrey Eley, U of Michigan. IRC#2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
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 seeks non-students to participate in `group decision making' experiments surrounding environmental issues. Workshops are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30pm in October. Call 822-0551.
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 Aug. 31. 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 to 14-year-olds to tell us by completing an anonymous, 30-minute questionnaire. You can receive the results. Please call Assoc. Prof. Charlotte Johnston's lab, 822-9037.
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 6-7pm. Call 822-BIKE.
Help repair and paint public bikes and learn as you go. MacMillan (SW corner), every Tuesday from 4-8pm. Call 822-4566.
Looking for players at all levels. Osborne Gym, Fridays from 7-9pm. Call 222-2074 or visit handball-bc.hypermart.net.
Tours are available every Wednesday and Friday to April 28 from 1-2:15pm. Group tours may be arranged by calling the TRIUMF Information Office 222-7355.
We are seeking healthy 8- to 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 Prof. Ken Craig's lab 822-5280.
Walking tours of the campus available upon request. E-mail email@example.com or call the Ceremonies Office at 822-0949 to book a time.
Institute Leader: Prof. Ann Hilton. Nov. 5-7. Early registration (before Oct. 15): $195, students; $325, regular. After Oct. 15: $245, students; $375, regular. Call 822-7453 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
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.
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 touch-tone 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 Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Botanical Garden and Shop in the Garden will be open until Oct. 11 (inclusive) from 10am-6pm daily (including weekends). For the gardens call 822-9666 and the Shop 822-4529.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Susan at 822-4919.
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.