A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from March 26 through April 8, 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.
March 26, 27, 28,
29, 30, 31
April 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
UBC Intramural Sports. SUB plaza from 11am-2pm. Continues to March 31. UBC student, $50 team, $10 ironperson; blue and gold, $50 team, $12 ironperson; community, $60 team, $15 ironperson; youth, $25 team. Web site: www.intramurals.ubc.ca; e-mail: email@example.com; call 822-6000.
Casanova. Chan Centre, Telus Studio Theatre at 7:30pm. Continues to April 1.
$16; $10 students/seniors. Call
The Physics Of Animals. Boye Ahlborn, professor emeritus. CEME 1204 at 3:30pm. Refreshments at 3:25pm. Call 822-3770.
Where Is Macau? What is Macau?:
An Introduction To China's Most Recently Returned Prodigal. Malania Cannon, History. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Russia's Babel: Myth Production And No Purpose? Andreas Heinemann-Gruder, Humboldt U. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Values And Definitions Of Disability: Their Impact On The Lives Of People With Disabilities. Assoc. Prof. Lyn Jongbloed. IRC#5 from 12:30-1:15pm. Refreshments. Web site: www.health-sciences.ubc.ca. Call 822-3737; 822-5571.
SUB Concourse from 12:30-2pm. Web site: www.intramurals.ubc.ca. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 822-6000.
Generation And Control Of Radical Reactions In Crystals: Reaction Mechanisms And Solvent-Free Synthesis. Prof. Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay, UCLA. Chemistry B-250 at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3057.
The Public Infrastructure Workplace --A World Of Opportunity For Civil Engineers In The New Millennium. Paul Giannelia, CEO, SC Infrastructure Inc. CEME 1202 from 1:30-2:30pm. Reception CEME 2202 from 2:30 3:30pm. Call 822-2637.
Internal Waves And The Changing Tide In Haro Strait. Richard Pawlowicz. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Parametric Modeling Of Point Process Data Arising From A Reaction Time Experiment. John Braun, Math and Statistics, U of Winnipeg. Klinck 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.
Exploring The Spiritual And Psychological Issues At The End Of Life. Dr. David Kuhl, Palliative Care Program, St. Paul's Hosp. Buchanan B Penthouse at 4:15pm. Refreshments at 4pm. Call 822-3219.
Can Psychology/Psychiatry Be Critical? Various speakers. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
The Spirituality Of Christian Song. Gerald Hobbs. St. David's United Church, 1525 Taylor Way, West Vancouver from 7:30-9:30pm. $10. To register call 922-3461.
Media's Role In A Democratic Society. Donna Logan, director, Sing Tao School of Journalism, moderator. Norman Rothstein Theatre, 950 West 41stAve. at 7:30pm. $10; $8 students/seniors. Call 257-5111.
Reading: The Exalted Company Of Roadside Martyrs. Warren Cariou, author. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
Papers From The AAOS. Chief residents. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
The Phonology-Syntax Interface In Yoruba. Oladiipo Ajiboye; Rose Marie Dechaine;
Doug Pulleyblank. Angus 312 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Call
Functions And Acquisition Of N-Desu. Sachiko Renovich. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-9266.
The Vexed Archive: Staging Marjorie Pickthall's The Wood-Carver's Wife. Panel speakers. Women's Studies lounge from 12:30-1:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-9173.
UBC Asian Music. Chinese Ensemble. Music Recital Hall from 12:30-1:30pm. Web
site: www.music.ubc.ca. Call
India's Water Resource Development Crisis: What Lessons Have Been Learned From Narmada, Cauvery And Other Projects? Y.T. Alagh, vice-chancellor, Jawahar Lal Nehru U. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
The New South Africa: From Rainbow Nation To African Power. William Beinart, Oxford U. Geography 201 at 3:30pm. Call 822-5904.
Carnival, Crime And Balzac's Novel Of Masks. James Johnson, History, Boston U. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
How To Get Published. Ken Carty, chair, publications board, UBC Press; panel speakers. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Harmful Algal Blooms. F.J.R. Max Taylor. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Test-Taking Strategies And How To Beat Test Anxiety. Brock Counselling Services 200 from 12:30-2pm. $5 non-refundable. To register, call Melissa 822-3811.
EU 2000: Another Crossroad: Another Challenge. John Beck, former EC ambassador to Canada. Buchanan B Penthouse at 12:30pm. Light lunch at 12noon. Call 822-1452.
Making Sense Of Sport In Global Culture(s). Brian Stoddart, Armidale U. War
Memorial Gym 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call David Sanderson
Bruchner: Mass In E Flat Major. UBC Choral Union, UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble.
Chan Centre from 12:30-1:30pm. March 31 and April 1 from
8-10pm. Web site: www.music.ubc. Call 822-5574.
Modulation Of RNase E-Medicated Decay Of mRNA by Cis-Acting Sequence/Structural Elements And Translation. Kristian E. Baker. Wesbrook 201 at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.
Animal Stories: Settlers, Pastoral Farming And The Environment In South Africa. William Beinart, Rhodes professor, Race Relations, Oxford U. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Understanding Exposures During Gypsy Moth Eradication: Challenges In Science And Communication. Prof. Kay Teschke. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
The New Millennium Gene Doctor. Paul Goldberg, Medical Genetics, B.C.'s Children's and Women's Hosp. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call 875-2307.
Effects Of The Three Gorges Project On Fish And Fisheries Resources. Guohua Zhang, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
UBC Contemporary Players. Music Recital Hall from 12:30-1:30pm. Web site: www.music.ubc. Call 822-5574.
Industrial Hygiene Activities In Korea. Assoc. Prof. Dong-Uk Park. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Kathryn Lewis 822-9861; Dr. Murray Hodgson 822-3073.
Quantum Leap Into A Sustainable New Millennium. Jim Merkel; Erica Sherwood; Mathis Wackernagel, author. Green College at 12:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Transport Of Fluid And Solutes In The Body: The Effect Of Hyperosmotic Infusions. Cristina Cyenge. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3238.
The Celestial Warriors: A Drama Of Military Aid And Corruption In The Korean War, 1592-98. Nam-lin Hur, Asian Studies. CK Choi 120 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2629.
International House from 8pm-12midnight. $3 at the door. Call 822-5021.
Vocational Testing. Women's Resource Centre (1-1144 Robson St.) from 9:30am-12noon.
Continues to May 6. $225. For more inform-
ation Web site: www.cstudies.ubc.ca/wrc. To register, call 482-8585.
Will Theatre Survive? Sharon Pollock, Canadian playwright. IRC#2 at 8:15pm. Web site: www.psg.com/~ted/vaninst. Call 822-4636.
Budget Planning For Men And Women. Women's Resource Centre (1-1144 Robson St.) from 9am-4pm. $25. For more information Web site: www.cstudies.ubc.ca/wrc. To register, call 482-8585.
UBC student composers. Music Recital Hall from 12:30-1:30pm. Web site: www.music.ubc.ca. Call 822-5574.
SUB South Plaza from 12:30-1:30pm. Continues to April 5. Web site: www.ams.ubc.ca. E-mail: email@example.com. Call 822-6273.
Copyright In Chinese Civilization. Longmei Song, Law. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
St. Mark's Chapel from 7:30-9pm. Web site: www.geocities.com/~stmarks. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call Father Jim O'Neill 822-4463.
Canada 2000: Community of Communities/Real Or Imagined? Ramsay Cook, historian, U of Toronto. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Evolution Of X- And Y-Chromosomal Gene Sequences In A Plant Sex Chromosome System. Deborah Charlesworth, U of Edinburgh. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2133.
John Bishop. Cecil Green Park House at 1pm. Refreshments. Call 264-9022.
Molecular Biology Of Light Transduction In The Visual Photoreceptor, Rhodospin. Prof. H.G. Khorana, Biochemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Chemistry B-250 at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3057.
What Is ARGO? (And Why Should We Care?) Howard Freeland, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Transient Improvement Over Bayes Prediction Under Model Uncertainty. Hubert Wong. Klinck 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Bring your own mug. Call 822-0570.
Scarfe 1005 from 5-7pm. E-mail: email@example.com. Call 822-4011.
The Spirituality Of Christian Song. Gerald Hobbs. St. David's United Church, 1525 Taylor Way, West Vancouver from 7:30-9:30pm. $10. To register call 922-3461.
Insufficiency Fractures In The Elderly And A Primer On Bone Densitometry. Dr. Peter Munk. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
The Grace That Comes By Violence: The Dilemma Of Revenge In Late Imperial Chinese Fiction. Alison Bailey. Asian Centre 604 at 12:30pm. Call 822-9266.
Concert And Special Workshops. Trichy Sankaran, Indian drummer. Music Recital
Hall from 12:30-1:30pm. $3 at the door. Web site: www.music.
ubc.ca. Call 822-5574.
Ritual Value Of Y2K In North America And New Year's In Japan. Millie Creighton, Anthropology and Sociology. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Nurturing Of The Dying: The Experience Of Shift Care Nursing In The Vancouver Home Hospice Program. Carolyn Knill. UBC Hosp., Koerner Pavilion T-206 from 3-4pm. Call 822-7453.
Relationship Between Japan And Canada. Yuichi Kusumoto, Vancouver Japanese consul-general. First Nations Longhouse Great Hall from 3:30-4:30pm. Call 822-9519.
TBA. John Willinsky, Language Education. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
Assertiveness Training: The Art Of Positive Communication. Women's Resources Centre (1-1144 Robson St.) from 7-10pm. Continues to April 26. $95. For more information Web site: www.cstudies.ubc.ca/wrc. To register call 482-8585.
Panel Discussion: Writing The Body. Hanneline Rogeberg; Angela Grossman; Elspeth
Coop. Green College at 8pm. Reception at 7:15pm. Call
Revival on Campus 2000. War Memorial Gym from 10am-10pm. $10. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311. Web site: www.revivaloncampus.tripod.com. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 827-0185.
Workshop in South Indian Rhythm. Trichy Sankaran, artist. Music Recital Hall from 11:30am-12:45pm. $5. Web site: www.music.ubc.ca. Call 822-5574.
UBC Symphony Orchestra. Jesse Read, conductor. Chan Centre from 12:30-1:30pm. Continues April 7 from 8-10pm. Web site: www.music.ubc.ca. Call 822-5574.
A Pharmacological Profile Of A Novel Fluorinated Epipodophylloid, F 11782, With An Original Mechanism Of Action And Potential Preclinical Antitumor Activity. Bridget Hill, director, Experimental Cancer Research, Centre de Recherche Pierre Fabre. B.C. Cancer Research Centre lecture theatre from 12:30-1:30pm. Call Dr. Karen Gelmon 877-6000 local 2045.
Comparison Of Lithospheric Structures Across The Alaskan And Canadian Cordillera. Ron Clowes. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Presentations, Displays And Reception. Cecil Green Park House from 6:30-9:30pm. $5 (UBC Nursing alumni/associates/students free). Call 822-7468.
Horror's Special Effects: Representing Genocidal Civil War In Guatemala. Asst. Prof. Diane Nelson, Anthropology and Sociology, Lewis and Clark College. Lasserre 102 from 7-9pm. Call 822-2757.
Like Anybody Else; A History Of The Idea Of The Scientist's Moral Equivalence. Steve Shapin, Sociology, UCSD. St. John's College Fairmont Social Lounge at 7:30pm. Call 822-8781.
Public Health Directions For B.C. In The New Decade. Perry Kendall, provincial health officer, Ministry of Health. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking available in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease And Necrotizing Fasciitis: The BCCH Experience. David Scheifele; Navid Dehghani; James Murphy. GF Strong Aud. from 9-10am. Call 875-2307.
UBC Asian Music. Gamelan Ensemble. Music Recital Hall from 12:30-1:30pm. Web site: www.music.ubc.ca. Call 822-5574.
Krishna And The Gender Of Longing. John Straton Hawley, Religion, Barnard College, Columbia U. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Canada And The Korean War: The Decision To Intervene 1950. Steven Lee, History. CK Choi 120 from 3:30-5pm. Call 822-2629.
Sibling Revelry And Oliver Button Is A Sissy. Vancouver Men's Chorus; Vancouver Women's Chorus. Chan Centre from 8-11pm. Call Ticketmaster 280-3311.
Opera Excerpts. UBC Opera Ensemble. Old Auditorium from 8-11pm. Continues April 9 from 3-6pm. By donation. Web site: www.music.ubc.ca. Call 822-5574.
Panel Discussion: The Human Genome Project: Where Do We Go From Here? Michael Hayden; various speakers. IRC#2 at 8:15pm. Web site: www.psg.com/~ted/vaninst. Call 822-4636.
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.
Tone: Lessons of Solitude. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. 10am-5pm. Continues to June 4. Open from Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday from 12noon-5pm. Admission: $3 adults; $2 seniors; free for students, UBC faculty and staff with valid ID. Visit the Web site at www.belkin-gallery.ubc.ca or call 822-2759.
The Nitobe Memorial Garden, UBC Botanical Garden, and the Shop in the Garden are open from March 11 to October from 10am-6pm daily (including weekends). Inquiries for the gardens should call 822-9666 and for the Shop in the Garden 822-4529.
Bike Care Drop-In Clinics. Free for co-op members. A great introduction to bike maintenance. A different topic is covered each week. Bike Hub every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30pm. Call 822-BIKE (2453).
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 from May 15 to Oct. 15 2000 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.
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: wendylam@
audiospeech.ubc.ca or call 263-0677.
The AMS Women's Centre presents dance enlightenment body awareness through movement and sound. Learn to release negative energy, ground body and essence. Enhance creativity attuning to your own rhythm. Weekly classes from 3:30-5:30pm. Drop in or register for the whole semester. To register or for more info call 822-2163.
UBC/St. Paul's Hospital researchers are seeking females with asthma and regular menstrual cycles for a study on estrogen's effects on asthma symptoms and lung function. Must be 18-45 years of age, non-smokers, and NOT taking birth control pills. Honorarium and free peak flow meter provided. If interested, please call 875-2886.
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
Attributed To Edenshaw: Identifying The Hand Of The Artist; Three Case Studies Northwest Coast Art. Continues to Aug. 31. Raven's Reprise: Contemporary Works by First Nations Artists. Continues to Jan. 31 2001. Philippine Pottery From The Tecson Collection. Continues to April. Echoes 2000. Mid-April to May. 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.
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.
Psychologists conducting research at the Traumatic Stress Clinic at UBC Psychiatry are o?ering free treatment to people su?ering 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 Tuesday (except holidays) from 1:30-2:20pm while classes in session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery. All are welcome. Call 822-2573.
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, 2000 starting at 1pm and lasting approx. 1hr 15min. 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 Prof. 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.
Helping students find housing since 1993, the AMS Rentsline is UBC's o?-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.
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 di?erent 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Dept. of Educational Services, UBC, Phone/fax 224-4198 or e-mail email@example.com.
UBC Utilities regularly performs maintenance work on underground piping and electrical systems. Work sites are always blocked o? 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.
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. Geo?rey 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 e?ects, 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 o?ers 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.
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.