A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from June 18 through July 15, 2000. 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.

June 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 29
July 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14

monday, june 19

Peter Wall Institute For Advanced Studies Workshop

Mediating Cultures: The Foundational Role Of The Ramayana In South And Southeast Asian Societies. Various speakers. University Centre 307 from 12:30-2pm. Continues to June 23. Web site: or to register call 822-6463.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Korean Pastors' Seminar. Rev. Sang Nam Lee; Rev. Young Sun Park. VST at 2pm. Continues to June 21 from 9am-4pm. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Seminar

Studies Of Geome-wide Gene Expression Using DNA Microarrays. David Botstein, Stanford University. IRC#4 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 2:45pm. Call 822-2526; 822-5988.

tuesday, june 20

MOA Music And Dance Performance

A Celebration Of The Epic Ramayana. Various artists. MOA from 7:30-9pm. Continues to June 22. June 20 free; June 21-22 $7 adult; $5 student. Call 822-5087; 822-5978.

wednesday, june 21

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Vancouver Korean Worship. Vancouver Korean Presbyterian Church, 205 W. 10th Ave. E-mail:; call 822-9815.

thursday, june 22

Bobby Miller Memorial Lecture

Bronchiolitis--A Pathologist's Perspective. Dr. Richard S. Fraser, acting chairman, Dept. of Pathology. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 4:30pm. Refreshments following. Call 822-8035.

friday, june 23

Health Care And Epidemiology Rounds

Morbidity And Mortality Measurements in Victoria, Australia. Michael Ackland. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.

Morris And Helen Belkin Art Gallery Exhibition

Quartet For The Year 4698 Or 5760: Improvisation For Four Film Projectors. Laiwan; Lori Freedman, musician. Belkin Art Gallery from 10am-5pm. Sat.-Sun. from 12noon-5pm. Daily live performance from 12:30-1:30pm. Continues to June 30. Call 822-2759.

sunday, june 25

Peter Wall Institute For Advanced Studies Workshop

Multicultural Sites/Sights: Vancouver and Sydney, Australia. Various speakers. University Centre 307. Continues to June 28. E-mail:; call 822-3268.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Walking In Jewish, Christian And Muslim Shoes: Roots Of The Semitic Tradition. Rev. Harold Rosen. VST at 7pm. Continues to June 30 from 8:30am-3pm. To register e-mail:; call Mary Elliott 822-9432; 822-9815.

monday, june 26

Commerce Management Development E-Business Forum

Accelerating Your Business With E-Business: Buy-Side, Sell-Side And Inside. TBA. Waterfront Center Hotel, 900 Canada Place from 7:30am-5pm. $295. Call 822-8455.

thursday, june 29

CUPE 2950 Membership Meeting

What Money Will I Really Leave With When I Leave UBC? The Pros And Cons Of Contributing To The UBC Pension Plan. Jay Parker, UBC Pension Plan. IRC#2 from 12:30-2:30pm. Call 822-1494.

saturday, july 1

Vancouver Sakya Tibetan Buddhist Society

Spiritual And Political Teachings Of Sakya Lineage. Lam Dre Lob Shey. Asian Centre from 1-2pm. Continues to July 28. Call 244-8439.

Canada Day Public Swim

UBC Aquatic Centre from 1-5pm and 6-10pm. $3.75 Adult; $2.75 Youth/Student; $2 Child/Senior. Call 822-4521.

monday, july 3

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Foundations In Christian Spirituality I. John March. VST from 8:30-10:30am; 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 7. $320; $288 group; $160 seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

The Ministry Of Spiritual Direction. Jane E. Vennard. VST from 8:30-10:30am; 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 7. $320; $288 group; $160 seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Spirituality Of Children And Youth: Nurturing The Emmanuel Spirit Of The Young. Daniel Scott. VST from 1:30-3:30 pm. Continues to July 7. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Discipleship In John's Gospel. Wes Howard-Brook. VST from 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 7. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

UBC Continuing Studies In Cuernavaca, Mexico

Learn The Language And Culture of Mexico And Latin America. Homestay with a Mexican family. Continues to July 21. $2,750 includes airfare. Call Continuing Studies at 822-1444.

tuesday, july 4

Chalmers Institute Seminar

A Theology Of Prayer: Discovering Intimacy With God. Jane E. Vennard. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

wednesday, july 5

CUPE 2950 Lunch And Learn Empowerment Series

Assertive Communication. TBA. Angus 225 from 1-2pm. Pre-registration required. Call 822-1494.

thursday, july 6

UBC Aquatic Centre

Mel Zajac Jr. Invitational Swim Meet Aquatic Centre from 7:30am-10pm. Indoor pool closed. Limited use of outdoor pool. Weightroom, sauna and steamroom open. Call 822-4521.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Unveiling Empire: Recovering the Book Of Revelation Amidst A Global Ecomony. Wes Howard-Brook. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

saturday, july 8

UBC Continuing Studies In Umbria, Italy

Learn The Language And Culture of Italy. Homestay with an Italian family. Continues to July 23. $2,560 airfare not included. Call Continuing Studies at 822-1444.

monday, july 10

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Wisdom Christianity: Recovering The Mystery. Bruno Barnhart. VST from 8:30-10:30am; 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 14. $320; $288 group; $160 seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

John: The Jewish Gospel. Daniel Boyarin. VST from 8:30-10:30am. Continues to July 14. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Much Nearer The Truth: The Quest For Respect For Judaism Within Post-Holocaust Christianity. Gary Gaudin. VST from 1:30-3:30pm. Continues to July 14. $242; $218 group; $121 seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Christians At Play: Using Drama In Ministry. John and Marion McTavish. VST Epiphany Chapel from 7-9pm. $200; $100 group and seniors. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

tuesday, july 11

Chalmers Institute Seminar

East And West Today: The Perennial Philosophy And The Gospel. Bruno Barnhart. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

thursday, july 13

Chalmers Institute Seminar

Jewish Theology In The Gospel Of John. Daniel Boyarin. VST Epiphany Chapel at 7:30pm. To register e-mail:; call 822-9815.

friday, july 14

Morris And Helen Belkin Art Gallery Art Exhibition

Contemporary Art Exhibition - Painting From The Collection: Recent Acquisitions. Belkin Art Gallery from 10am-5pm. Sat.-Sun. from 12noon-5pm. Continues to Sept. 3. Call 822-2759.

Morris And Helen Belkin Art Gallery Art Exhibition

Contemporary Art Exhibition - The Wilfred And Sheila Watson Collection. Belkin Art Gallery from 10am-5pm. Sat.-Sun. from 12noon-5pm. Continues to Oct. 8. Call 822-2759.


UBC Birdwalks

Anyone who is interested can meet at the flagpole on Thursdays at 12:30pm. Bring books and binoculars if you have them. E-mail: or call 822-9149.

Summer Hours Of Operation

UBC Food Services summer hours continue to Aug. 28. Visit or call 822-3663 (UBC-FOOD).

UBC Campus Tours

Summer walking tours of the campus will be operating from Monday to Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. For large groups or special request tours, you may also book ahead by calling between 8:30am-4:30pm 822-8687 (UBC-TOUR).

Cognition And Emotion Study

Seeking participants to explore the cognitive effects of emotion. Earn $5 by completing a questionnaire. Some participants will be invited to earn $25 more in two 60-90 minute sessions. Call 822-2022.

Gardens' Hours Of Operation

The Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Botanical Garden, and the Shop in the Garden are open to October 2000 from 10am-6pm daily (including weekends). Inquiries for the gardens should call 822-9666 and for the Shop in the Garden 822-4529.

Sage Bistro

To the faculty, students, administration and admirers of the University of British Columbia we present Sage Bistro at the University Centre. Truly food for thought...Sage is open Monday through Friday from 11am-2pm. Tapas will be served on the patio to Oct. 15 from the hours of 3:30-8pm. Our luncheon menu changes weekly and features a wide selection of wines by the quarter litre and glass. For reservations please call 822-1500.

Research Study

Volunteer subjects needed for study on aging and speech understanding. Must be native English speakers 18-30 or 60-80 years old with good hearing in both ears. Involves one two-hour session on UBC campus. $15 honorarium. Contact Wendy Lam e-mail: or call 263-0677.

Premenstrual Asthma Study

UBC/St. Paul's Hospital researchers are seeking females with asthma and regular menstrual cycles for a study of estrogen's effects on asthma symptoms and lung function. Must be 18-50 years of age and NOT taking birth control pills. Honorarium and free peak flow meter provided. If interested, please call 875-2886.

Parkinson's Research

A research team from UBC is asking for the assistance of people with Parkinson's to participate in research. This research is aimed at understanding how Parkinson's may affect complex activities such as managing multiple tasks. Participation involves performing fairly simple tasks, some of which involve responding verbally to computer, screen displays. The general goal of this work is to develop effective methods of coping with Parkinson's. If you are a healthy person of the age 50 years or older, we are also in need of several people to participate in this study as part of a non-Parkinson's comparison group. If you would like to participate or require more information, please contact Todd Woodward, Psychology 822-3227.

Sexual Assault Research

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.

Museum Of Anthropology Exhibition

The Art of Norval Morrisseau. Continues to Sept. 30. Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist. Continues to July 31. Three Case Studies Northwest Coast Art. Continues to Sept. 10. Raven's Reprise: Contemporary Works by First Nations Artists. Continues to Jan. 31 2001. Conversations: The Tecson Philippine Collection. Continues to Feb. 2001. Web site: or call 822-5087 or 822-5950.

Child Behaviour Research

How do parents see challenging child behaviours? We are asking parents of seven- to 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.

Traumatic Stress Clinic

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.

Research Study

We are seeking healthy eight- 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. Craig's lab 822-5280.

AMS Rentsline

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.

Faculty Women's Club

The Faculty Women's Club brings together women connected to the university either through their work or that of their 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.

Twin Research

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: or call Tannis MacBeth, Psychology 822-4826.

Research Study

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 Dept. of Educational Services, UBC, Phone/fax 224-4198 or e-mail

UBC Utilities Advisory Notice

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 unauthorized individuals remove these signs and barriers. 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.

Parents With Babies

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).

Parents With Toddlers

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- to four-year-olds) 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

Statistical Consulting And Research Lab (SCARL)

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:, e-mail: or call 822-4037.

UBC Fencing Club

UBC Fencing Club meets every Monday and Thursday from 7-9pm in the Osborne Gym. Learn decision-making, poise and control. Newcomers welcome. Drop-in fee. Leave message at 878-7060.

Chan Centre Tours

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 or at 822-1815.

Women And Cancer Conference Advance Notice

Women and Cancer: Myths and Realities. Various speakers. The Westin Bayshore, 1601 W. Georgia St. March 2 and 3, 2001. Call 822-0054.