UBC Reports Calendar for 96-12-12


A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from December 15, 1996 through January 11, 1997.

UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.

December 18, 20, 24
January 8, 9, 10

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Surgery Grand Rounds Lecture

Proton Therapy At TRIUMF – Physics In Action . Dr. Thomas Pickles, Surgery; Dr.
Katherine Paton, Ophthalmology. GF Strong auditorium, 7am. Call 875-4136.

Friday, Dec. 20

Pediatrics Grand Rounds

Skiing And Snowboarding Injuries In Young People: Epidemiological Factors
Relevant To Injury Prevention. Dr. Andrew Macnab, B.C.’s Children’s Hosp. GF
Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Earth & Ocean Science Seminar

Observations And Modelling Of The Warm Mid-Creataceous Climate. Lawrence Mysak,
McGill U. Geology 330-A, 12:30pm. Call 822-2267/822-3466.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Trekkers 4th Annual Christmas Brunch Buffet

Tis The Brunch Before Christmas. David Lam Centre, Trekkers, 8am-1:30pm. $7.95.
Call 822-3256.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

Orthopedics Grand Rounds

The Great Disc Debate. Dr. M.F.S. Dvorak, Spine Division or Dr. P.C. Wing,
Spine Division. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre auditorium, 7am. Call

Noon Hour Concert

Martin Beaver, violin; Robert Silverman, piano. Music recital hall, 12:30pm.
$3. Call 822-5574.

Ecology and Centre for Biodiversity Research Seminar

Are Boreal Birds Resilient To Fragmentation?: An Experimental Study of
Short-Term Community Responses. Fiona Schmiegelow, PhD candidate, Zoology.
Family and Nutritional Sciences 60, 4:30pm. Refreshments at 4:10, Hut B-8. Call

The Interdisciplinary Seminar

Inter/Trans/Multi/Neo/Hyper: Discussion of Kline reading Chapter 13,
“Operational Procedures In Forming Sysreps for Complex Systems.” Green College
small dining room, 5pm. Call 822-6067.

Cultural and Media Studies Interdisciplinary Group Panel Discussion

The Media: The Public And The Private. Jonathan Festinger, Western
International Communications; John Cruikshank, The Vancouver Sun. Green
College, 5:30pm. Call 822-6067.

Archaeological Institute Lecture

UBC’s Excavations At Ancient Stymphalos,Greece, 1994-96. Prof. Hector Williams,
Classics. Vancouver Museum theatre, 8pm. Call 822-2889.

Thursday, Jan. 9

Invited Speaker Seminar Series

Computer-Aided Verification Of Embedded Systems. Tom Henzinger, University of
Calif-Berkeley. CICSR/CS 208, 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-0557.

Genetics Graduate Program Seminar

Light, Steroid Hormones And Plant Development. Dr. Joanne Chory, The Salk
Institute. Wesbrook 201, 4:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8764.

Law and Society Seminar Series

Canadian State Trials. Barry Wright, Law, Carleton U. and Prof. Emeritus Murray
Greenwood, History. Green College small dining room, 5pm. Call 822-6067.

Poetic Persuasions

Readings Of Original, Creative Works Followed By An Open Forum. Green College,
Graham House reception room, 8pm. Call 822-6067.

Friday, Jan. 10

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Adolescent Transition, Evolving Provincial Services. Dr. Sandy Whitehouse,
B.C.’s Children’s Hosp; Dr. George Hahn, AYA Program; Penny Offer, AYA Program.
GF Strong auditorium, 9am. Call 875-2307.

Leon & Thea Koerner Memorial Lecture

Music Of Medieval Islamic Spain From The Middle Ages To The Present. Prof.
Dwight Reynolds, U of Calif.-Santa Barbara. Buchanan A-202, 12:30pm. Call

Medieval Workshop

Islam In Europe. Green College, 2-6pm. Adults, $25; students, $10. Continues
Jan. 11. Call 822-6067.