A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus
and off campus within the Lower Mainland from September 23 through
October 6, 2001. 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.
- September 23, 24, 25,
26, 27, 28,
- October 1, 2, 3,
4, 5, 6
sunday, sept. 23
CBC Radio's Avison Series. Alvaro Pierri, guitar soloist; Mario
Bernardi, conductor. Chan Centre from 2-4pm. $20 adults, $15 students/seniors.
Elderhostel -- Come, Let Us Play God. Rev. Terry Anderson, ethicist;
Ann Dobson, microbiologist. VST boardroom at 7pm. $215. Continues
to Sept. 28. To register, visit www.vst.edu.
monday, sept. 24
Board of Governors Meeting
Open Session begins at 8am. OAB Board and Senate room. Fifteen
tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on application
to the Board Secretary at least 24 hours before each meeting. To
confirm date and time, check under Board Announcements at www.bog.ubc.ca
prior to the meeting. Call 604-822-2127.
Golden Key Campus Awareness
Information Table. CEME main lobby from 10am-4pm. Call 604-836-6806.
Chinese Research Seminar
Literature in Manchukuo (in Mandarin). LI Zhengzhong, author. CK
Choi 129 from 12:302pm. Call 604-822-4688.
Psychology and Christianity: A Changing Relationship. Malcolm Jeeves,
Emeritus Professor, U of St. Andrews. Klinck 200 from 4-5:30pm.
Culture Change? How Mediation is Changing Litigation, Litigators
and Their Clients. Julie Macfarlane, Law, U of Windsor. Green College
at 5pm. Call 822-1878.
tuesday, sept. 25
Golden Key Campus Awareness
Information table. Angus main lobby from 10am-4pm. Call 604-836-6806.
Resource Management Environmental Studies Seminar
Soil Phosphore -- Water Phosphorus: The Connection. Kate Schendel,
Soil Science. Library Processing Centre 424 from 12noon-2pm. Call
Law and Society Midday Lecture
TBA. Doug Harris, Law. Green College at 12:30pm. Call 604-822-1878.
Lectures In Modern Chemistry
Drifting, Rotating Ions. Prof. Mark Thachuk. Chemistry B-250 from
12:45-1:45pm. Refreshments at 12:30pm. Call 604-822-3341.
Statistical Shape Analysis Using a General Class of Complex Elliptical
Family of Shape Distributions. Klinck 301 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments,
bring your own mug. Call 604-822-0570.
Green College Speaker Series
Modernism, Postmodernism and Realism in 20th Century Literature.
Graham Good, English. Green College at 5pm. Reception Coach House
from 6-6:30pm. Call 604-822-1878.
wednesday, sept. 26
Orthopaedics Grand Rounds
Trauma Case Presentations. Dr. P.J. O'Brien. VGH, Eye Care
Centre Aud. 7am-8pm. 604-875-5555 ext. 62806.
Golden Key Campus Awareness
Info Table. Buchanan A main lobby from 10am-4pm. Call 604-836-6806.
Deciphering Life: A Systems Approach to Biology. Leroy Hood, director/president,
Institute for Systems Biology. Hennings 200 from 11-11:30am. Call
Proteomics and Biology. Reudi Aebersold, Institute for Systems
Biology. Hennings 200 from 11:30am-12noon. Call 604-875-3826.
Campaign Kick Off
UBC United Way Campaign 2001 Kick Off. Martha Piper, president,
chair, United Way of Lower Mainland Campaign 2001; Erfran Kazemi,
president, Alma Mater Society. SUB concourse from 12-2pm. Call 604-822-8929.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Hard Rubber Orchestra. Music Recital Hall
12noon-1pm. $4. Call 604-822-5574.
Chemical And Biological Engineering Seminar
Retention of Calcium Carbonate in Mechanical Pulp Suspensions.
Shivamurthy Modgi. ChemEng 206 at 12noon. Call 604-822-3238.
9th Century Studies
Monarchy in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. Nancy Armstrong,
Women's Studies, Brown U. Green College at 12pm. (No outside food
or beverages please.) Call 604-822-1878.
Charity Golf Tournament Critical Care Classic
University Golf Club 12:30-9pm. $175. Refreshments. To register,
or visit www.icu-vanhosp.com.
Earth and Ocean Sciences Seminar
Scaling and Spatial Orientation in Geosystems Analysis: Methods
and Application Examples. Cristian Suteanu, Research Group for Non-linear
Studies Institute of Geodynamics. Geophysics 260 from 4-5pm. Call
Lion in the Streets. Judith Thompson. Freddie Wood Theatre, 7:30pm.
To Oct. 6. $6 preview; $16 adult; $10 students/seniors. Call 604-822-2678.
Golden Key Campus Awareness
Information Table. IRC main lobby from 10am-4pm. Call 604-836-6806.
Earthquakes, Deformation from GPS, and Mountain Building in Western
Canada. Roy Hyndman, Pacific Geoscience Centre, Geological Survey
of Canada. GeoSciences 330-A from 12noon- 1pm. Call 604-822-5406.
An Opportunistic Streak in Einstein's MO. Michel Janssen, History
of Science and Technology Tate Laboratory of Physics, U of Minnesota.
Hennings 201 at 4pm. Call 604-822-3853.
ICICS Distinguished Lecture Series
Towards a New Robot Generation -- From Space to Surgical Applications.
Gerd Hirzinger, director Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics,
German Aerospace Center. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm . Call 604-822-6894.
Medieval And Renaissance
New Evidence on the Reaction of Gregory the Great to the New Emperor
Phocas. John Martyn, Classics, University of Melbourne. Buchanan
B-226 at 4:30pm. Call 604-822-1878.
Law and Society
(Un)Civil Adversaries in Adversarial System. Joan Brockman, Criminoloy,
SFU. Green College at 5pm. Call 604-822-1878.
Beethoven and Dohnanyi. Borealis String Quartet, Jane Coop, piano.
Music Recital Hall from 8-10pm. $20 adults; $10 students/seniors.
friday, sept. 28
The Canary in the Coalmine: What Can Common Murres Tell Us About
Nearshore. Julia Parrish, Pacific Northwest Coastal Ecosystem Regional
Study. Hut B-8, Yorque Room from 11am-12:30pm. Call 604-822-2731.
Brain Drug Delivery: Overcoming Limitations of the Blood-Brain
Barrier. Asst. Prof. David Allen, Pharmaceutical Sciences Texas
Tech U. Cunningham 160 from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-2052.
Leon and Thea Koerner Memorial Lecture
Rethinking the Chinese Imperial Harem: Why Were There So Many Women?
Prof. Patricia Ebrey, Jackson International Studies, U of Washington.
International House upper lounge from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-9240.
Annual General Meeting
Martha Piper; various speakers. Chan Centre from 12noon-1pm. Call
Water-Borne Infectious Diseases. Prof. Judy Isaac-Renton, Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine, director, BC-CDC Laboratory Services. BioSciences
2321 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 604-822-9861.
Creation and Gospel: From the Garden to the Ends of the Earth.
Various speakers. Longhouse at 6:30pm. $85 single, $135 couple,
$60 students/seniors. $10 late fee after Sept. 21. Refreshments.
To register, visit http://www.regent-college.edu.
saturday, sept. 29
Refrains: Music Politics Aesthetics. Kim Cascone, keynote speaker.
Green College at 9am. To register, visit www.shrumtribe.com/refrains
or e-mail email@example.com.
Women's Self-Defence Training
Rape Aggression Defense (rad). Cst. Trish Gagne, RCMP; Tom
Claxton, Campus Security. SUB second floor from 10am-6pm. Continues
to Sept. 30. $20 faculty/staff; $10 students; $50 public. To register,
5th Solo Contemporary Textile Arts Exhibition. Prof. Nam Sang Jae,
College of Fine Arts, Wonkwang U. Asian Centre Aud. from 7-9:30pm.
Vancouver Institute Lecture
Unmasked at Midnight: South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Alex Boraine, co-chair, Truth and Reconciliation Commission. IRC
#2 at 8:15pm. Call 604-822-4636.
sunday, sept. 30
Beethoven Violin Sonata Cycle Pt 1. Andrew Dawes, violin; Jane
Coop, piano. Chan Centre from 3-5pm. $25 adults; $15 students/seniors.
monday, oct. 1
IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium Series
Detached-Eddy Simulation. Philippe Spalart , Boeing Commercial
Airplanes. Klinck 301 from 3-4:00pm. Call 604-822-4584.
Chalmers Institute Forum
Earth Alive: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Insurance Claims and Theological
Reflections. Rev. Gerhard Bihl, Paleontologist and United Church
minister. VST boardroom from 4-5pm. Refreshments. Call 604-822-9815.
tuesday, oct. 2
Faculty Women's Club Program
Just Say No to Drugs. Prof. James McCormack. Cecil Green Park House
at 10am. Call 604-926-5080 or 604-264-9022.
Sex, Sewage and Fish: The Role of Apoptosis. Asst. Prof. David
Janz, Zoology, Oklahoma State U. IRC #3 from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-2052.
Institute For Resources And Environment Seminar
Benchmarking GHG Management Systems In The Canadian Natural
Gas Industry. Tony Irwin. Library Processing Centre 424 from 12noon-2pm.
Merck Frosst Lecture in Modern Chemistry
Synthesis of Peptide-Derived Alkaloids. Prof. Barry Snider, Brandeis
U. Chemistry B-250 from 12:45- 1:45pm. Refreshments at 12:30pm.
Green College Speaker Series
The Design of Green College. James Burton; Sandra Moore, Birmingham
and Wood Architects. Green College at 5pm. Reception Coach House
from 6-6:30pm. Call 822-1878.
wednesday, oct. 3
Orthopaedic Grand Rounds
Upper Extremity. Dr. J.M. Leith. VGH, Eye Care Centre Aud.
from 7am-8am. Call 604-875-5555 ext. 62806.
United Way Community Barbecue. Cecil Green Park House from 12-1:30pm.
Wednesday Noon Hour Concert
Beethoven, Gaubert And Doppler. Camille Churchfield, flute; Christopher
Millard, bassoon; Kenneth Broadway, piano. Music Recital Hall at
12noon. $4. Call 604-822-5574.
Chemical and Biological Engineering Seminar
The Use of Fluid Flow Experimentation and Computational Fluid Dynamics
for Design of Electrodes for Copper Electrowinning -- A Review of
Two Years of Development and Commercial Testing. Clive Brereton,
Process Engineering. NORAM Engineering and Constructors. ChemEng
206 at 12noon. Call 604-822-3238.
School of Nursing Rounds
Humanizing the Care of Critically Ill Children: Nurses' Work to
Preserve Children's Personal Integrity. Gladys McPherson. Koerner
Pavilion T-206 from 3-4pm. Call 604-822-7453.
thursday, oct. 4
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Chan Centre from 12noon-1pm. Call
Earth and Ocean Sciences Colloquium
The Neptune Project: An Interactive Earth-Ocean Observatory at
the Scale of a Tectonic Place. John R. Delaney, U of Washington.
GeoSciences 330-A from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-5406.
Law and Society
Issues in Legal Education: What Effect Will Computers Have on the
Law School Classroom? Michael Lambiris, Law, U of Melbourne. Green
College at 12:30pm. (No outside food or beverages please.) Call
TBA. Natalie Styrnadka, Biochemistry. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Call
Policy Issues in Post-Secondary Education
Current Issues and Future Directions for the BC Post-Secondary
System. Gerry Armstrong, deputy minister, Ministry of Advanced Education.
Green College at 4:30pm. Call 604-822-1878.
friday, oct. 5
Vancouver School of Theology Public Lecture
Home Land-Holy Land. Bertram McKay, director, First Nations Studies,
Nass Valley extension site, UNBC. VST Epiphany Chapel from 7:30-9:30pm.
What Constitutes the Economic History of Fisheries. Dianne Newell,
History. Hut B-8, Ralf Yorque Room from 11am-12:30pm. Call 604-822-2731.
Friday Noon Hours. Main Library 502 from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-5574.
Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
BioSciences 2321 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 604-822-9861.
When the Media Call
Scott Macrae, director; Hilary Thomson, communications coordinator,
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Chan Centre 8-9:30pm. Call 604-822-5574.
saturday, oct. 6
Hands-On Intro to Computers Studying Email and Surfing the Net
Level I. Rev. Gordon Laird. VST Chancellor Taylor Centre from 9am-4pm.
$55/$45 group; $28 seniors. To register, visit http://www.vst.edu.
UBC Zen Society
Zazen (sitting meditation) each Tuesday at the Asian Centre Tea
Gallery from 1-2pm while classes are in session. Call 604-822-2573.
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
UBC Masters of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition. Sylvia Grace Borda,
Keith Langergraber, Daphne Locke, Misa Nikolic. Continues to Sept.
30. Tuesday to Friday from 10am-5pm, Saturday 12noon-5pm, Sunday
12noon-5pm (closed Mondays and statutory holidays). Call 604-822-2759.
Researchers at the Department of Psychology and Division of Sexual
Medicine are conducting a study examining sexual functioning in
women receiving estrogen replacement therapy. Both sexually healthy
women, as well as women who have recently experienced a change in
their orgasmic functioning are welcome. For further information,
please contact 604-822-2952. Your confidentiality will be assured.
All participants will receive an honorarium for their participation.
Would you like to share your story about your experience with health
care professionals? We are conducting a study of patient perceptions
about helpful and unhelpful communications in fibromyalgia. In order
to learn more about what makes communication effective, we are asking
individuals who have had fibromyalgia for at least five years to
participate in our study. Participation will involve one or two
interviews in a location convenient to you, and possibly a focus
group interview at a later time. The interviews usually take about
an hour. All information will be kept confidential. If you would
like more information about the study, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Andrea Con, project coordinator 604-822-8070.
Research Project Volunteers Needed
Stress and Coping in Female Clerical Workers. Educational and Counselling
Psychology, and Special Education is seeking female clerical workers
to participate in study on stress and coping. If experiencing workplace
distress/frustration, we would like to learn more about your experiences.
Legal Clinic Open
UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program (LSLAP) runs clinics all
over the Lower Mainland. LSLAP has been working in the community
for over thirty years and is currently British Columbia's second
largest legal aid organization. For more information about the program,
visit www.lslap.bc.ca or call
Researchers at UBC are doing a questionnaire-based study to learn
more about lactose intolerance. Participation will take about 20-30
min. of your time. If you are 19 years of age or older, experience
lactose intolerance and live in the Greater Vancouver area, please
call 604-682-3269 ext. 6377 to receive a copy of this questionnaire
or more information.