Wednesday, February 23, 2011

March & April Shows

April 19

Dr. Gerry Marquette, Clinical Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
from the Faculty of Medicine will provide an overview of the clinical field perinatology and maternal-fetal health medicine.

April 5

Dr. Daniel Vickers, Department Head and Professor
from the Department of History will discuss the subject of history as a field of study as well as his research on Early America, social history of seafaring, work and economic culture.

March 29

Dr. Jeffrey Byrne, Assistant Professor from the Department of History will discuss his research on revolutionary Algeria in the 1960s in the context of some of the North African uprisings today.

March 15

Dr. Mauricio Drelichman, Assistant Professor from the Department of Economics will discuss economic history as a field of study as well as his research on the economic history of Early Modern Spain.

March 1

Dr. Pascal Lavoie, Clinical Assistant Professor from the Division of Neonatology will discuss some of his recent research on protecting premature babies who become sick from infections or other diseases after birth as well as provide an overview of the clinical field of Neonatology.

Friday, January 7, 2011

January & February 2011 Shows

February 15

Dr. Carlos Ventura, from the department of Civil Engineering will discuss his role as the Director of the Earthquake Engineering Research facility at UBC as well as some of the recent seismic trends in structural engineering.

February 1

Dean of Arts and Haitian scholar, Gage Averill will discuss his new role at UBC as well as his recent Grammy nomination for his project, Alan Lomax in Haiti: Recordings for the Library of Congress, 1936-1937.

January 25

Dr. Perry Adebar from the Department of Civil Engineering will discuss structural engineering as a field of study as well as his current research on Concrete Structures and Seismic Design.

January 11

Dr. Denise Gomes, Brazilian archaeologist from the University of the State of São Paulo, will discuss her current research project on the Art and Cosmologies of Amazonian pre-colonial Indians and that of the Northwest Coast of Canada. Gomes was a visiting scholar at UBC in November of 2010.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

November 2010 Shows

November 30

Dr. Brandon Konoval from the School of Music will discuss his current research and and cross appointment in both the School of Music and the Arts One Programme.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

October 2010 Shows

October 19th

Dr. Marilyn Chapman will discuss her role as the lead researcher and author of the new guide for full-day kindergarten in the province, as well as her role in directing the Institute for Early Childhood Education and Research in UBC’s Faculty of Education.

October 5th

Dr. Neil Safier from the Department of History discusses his new class on the history of Amazonia as well as his recent trip to Manaus, Brazil.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

September 2010 Shows

September 21st

Dr. Ken Bryant from the UBC Department of Asian Studies will discuss his upcoming class on Bollywood film as well as the histories of the languages of Urdu and Hindi in literature and popular culture.

September 7th

Professor Gu Xiong, UBC Department of Art History and Visual Art discusses his exhibit "Becoming Rivers" at the Museum of Anthropology;how his work focuses on the dynamics of globalization and on identity shifts for individuals and local cultures, addressing how integration and assimilation, histories both collective and personal, and cultural synthesis cut across boundaries.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

May 2009 Shows

May 11th
Dr. Janet Werker, Director of the Infant Studies Centre Speech and Language Processing, UBC Department of Psychology. Dr. Werker discusses her research of infants growing up bilingual and language acquisition in infancy; speech perception, cognitive development and parent-infant communication.

May 4th
Dean Emeritus Marty Hollenberg, former UBC Dean of Medicine discusses some of the accomplishments made by the faculty of Medicine while he was Dean during the years 1990-1996; as well as what he is currently doing outside of academia since his retirement.