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UBC Reports | Vol. 47 | No. 14 | September 20, 2001


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.

sunday, sept. 23

Music Concert

CBC Radio's Avison Series. Alvaro Pierri, guitar soloist; Mario Bernardi, conductor. Chan Centre from 2-4pm. $20 adults, $15 students/seniors. Call 604-822-2697.

Chalmers Institute

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. Call 604-822-9815.

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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. Call 604-822-3219.

Thematic Lecture

Culture Change? How Mediation is Changing Litigation, Litigators and Their Clients. Julie Macfarlane, Law, U of Windsor. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-1878.

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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 604-822-9249.

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.

Statistics Seminar

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.

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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 604-875-3826.


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, e-mail zenadavidson@hotmail.com or visit www.icu-vanhosp.com. 604-506-1449.

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 604-822-5406.


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.

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thursday, sept.27

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.

Physics Colloquium

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. Call 604-822-5574.

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friday, sept. 28

Fisheries Seminar

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 604-822-4636.


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. E-mail conferences@regent-college.edu. Call 604-224-3245.

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saturday, sept. 29

Graduate Conference

Refrains: Music Politics Aesthetics. Kim Cascone, keynote speaker. Green College at 9am. To register, visit www.shrumtribe.com/refrains or e-mail refrainsconference@hotmail.com. Call 604-839-1192.

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, e-mail tclaxton@security.ubc.ca. Call 604-822-0211.

Arts Exhibition

5th Solo Contemporary Textile Arts Exhibition. Prof. Nam Sang Jae, College of Fine Arts, Wonkwang U. Asian Centre Aud. from 7-9:30pm. Call 604-306-6911.

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.

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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. Call 604-822-5574.

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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.

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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. Call 604-822-9249.

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. Call 604-822-3341.

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.

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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.

Community Barbecue

United Way Community Barbecue. Cecil Green Park House from 12-1:30pm. Call 604-822-8929.

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.

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thursday, oct. 4


UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Chan Centre from 12noon-1pm. Call 604-822-5574.

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 604-822-1878.

Physics Colloquium

TBA. Natalie Styrnadka, Biochemistry. Hennings 201 at 4pm. Call 604-822-3853.

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.

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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. Call 604-822-9815.

Fisheries Seminar

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 Seminar

BioSciences 2321 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 604-822-9861.

When the Media Call

Scott Macrae, director; Hilary Thomson, communications coordinator, Public Affairs.


UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Chan Centre 8-9:30pm. Call 604-822-5574.

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saturday, oct. 6

Chalmers Institute

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. Call 604-822-9815.

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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.

Sexuality Study

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.

Participants Wanted

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 andrea_con@hotmail.com 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. Call 604-822-9199.

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 604-822-5723.

Lactose Intolerant?

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.


Last reviewed 22-Sep-2006

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