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 January 7, 2000 Volume 7, Number 8


GENERAL
INFORMATION:

About OCN


IN THIS PUBLICATION:
Front Page
Stories

Other
News

Coming
Events

Editorial

Graduate
Students

Notes
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Letters to
the Editor

Profile

Research

Viewpoint

COMING EVENTS

SEMINARS AND LECTURES


  • CHEMISTRY

    • On Tues., Jan. 11, Dr. Martin Cowie, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Alberta, will give a seminar entitled "Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation Promoted by Adjacent Metals" in Room 159 Thorvaldson, at 4:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served at 3:45 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    • On Thurs., Jan. 13, Dr. Richard Cassidy, Chemistry Dept., U of S, will give a talk entitled "What is Science", in Rm. 103 Physics Bldg., at 3:30 p.m.


  • 18TH CENTURY STUDIES

    • Fri., Jan. 7, Dr. John Doerksen, University of Western Ontario, will give a lecture entitled "What Lies Behind the Notes?", at 8:00 p.m., Quance Theatre, Educ. Bldg. For info. call Prof. Walter Kreyszig at 966-6184.

    • Fri., Jan. 21, Dr. Joan Halmo, U of S, will give a lecture entitled "More Than a Fiddle Tune: The Amati Instruments of the University of Saskatchewan as a Scholarly, Educative and Artistic Resource", at 7:30 p.m., Quance Theatre, Educ. Bldg.


  • LAW LECTURE

    • At 12:30 p.m., Mon., Jan. 10, Greg McCullagh, former Chief of Police of the Prince Albert Police Service, will give a public lecture entitled "Municipal Policing in Saskatchewan: History, Structure and Relations with the Legal Profession" in the Moot Court Room, College of Law. All are welcome. For info. call Sharon at 5873.

    • At 12:15 p.m., Mon., Jan. 17, there will be a panel of commentators addressing "Issues in Biotechnology: Social and Legal Aspects". Participants include: Lisa Jategaonkar, Jim Russell, Lynn Oliphant and Aaron Mitchell, in the Moot Court Room. All are welcome. For info. call Sharon at 5873.


  • PHARMACY & NUTRITION 990 SEMINAR

    Fri., Jan. 14, at 12:30 p.m., in Rm. 144 Thorvaldson Bldg., Dr. John Hubbard, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, will give a seminar in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition Seminar Series, entitled "Individual Bioequivalence: A Sophisticated Solution Looking for a Problem". All welcome.


  • SOCIOLOGY

    Thurs., Jan. 13, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m., Rm. 1011 Arts. Dr. Derek Hum, Professor of Economics, University of Manitoba, will present a public lecture entitled "Voices that Count: The Census as Postmodern Text". He is currently researching labour market issues concerning immigrants and visible minorities, persons with disabilities and the elderly.


  • TOXICOLOGY SEMINARS 990 SERIES (2)

    • Wed., Jan. 12, at 12:30 p.m., Vince Rogers, Toxicology graduate student, will give a seminar in the Toxicology Program (990 Series), entitled "Mammalian toxicity of napthanic acids derived from Athabasca Oil Sands", in the Toxicology Centre, Rm. 12.

    • Wed., Jan. 19, 12:30 p.m., Kerrie Serben, Toxicology graduate student, will present a seminar entitled "The effect of lindane on prairie frogs" in Rm. 12, Toxicology Centre. For more info. call Adriana at 7441.


  • ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY – PHYSIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES

    Thurs., Jan. 13 Dr. Nick Ovsenek will present a seminar in the regular seminar series, entitled "Stress from LSD to Frogs", in Rm. A-226, Health Sciences Bldg., beginning at 11:30 a.m. For info. call Irene Partridge, -4075.


  • VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY & PATHOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES (2)

    • Fri., Jan. 7, Dr. John Ellis, Prof., Dept. of Veterinary Microbiology will give a seminar entitled, "The Use of Ignorance in Disease Investigation", in Rm. 2105, WCVM, at 12:30 p.m. Everyone welcome!

    • Fri., Jan. 14, Dr. Alvin Gajadhar, Head, Centre for Animal Parasitology, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, will give a seminar entitled "Emergence of New Coccidian Pathogens of Humans and Animals", in Rm. 2115, WCVM, at 12:30 p.m. Everyone welcome!


  • PUBLIC LECTURES ON LESBIAN LITERATURE (2)

    Irish novelist and 18th century studies scholar Dr. Emma Donoghue, now writer-in-residence at the University of Western Ontario, has written on themes of lesbianism in literature. She has published novels and plays and is now doing a study of plot motifs in lesbian-themed literature since the 1200s. She presents two public lectures, jointly sponsored by U of S 18th Century Studies, the Depts. of English, History, and Women’s and Gender Studies, and the Role Model Speaker Fund sponsored by the President’s Employment Equity Enhancement Fund and the Dean of Arts office.

    • At 2:30 p.m., Jan. 17, Dr. Donoghue will talk about contemporary lesbian short fiction and will read from two new stories of her own, in Rm. 299, Murray Bldg.

    • At 8:00 p.m., Jan. 17, Dr. Donoghue will lecture on The Notorious Mrs. Damer", one of the only women sculptors before the 19th century, who was accused of being a lesbian, in Rm. 299, Murray Bldg.


  • SOCIOLOGY PUBLIC LECTURE

    Fri., Jan. 7 at 2:30 p.m., Dr. Franz Schurmann, Prof. Emeritus, U. of California, Berkley, will present a lecture entitled "China: Then and Now", in Rm. 213 Arts. Schurmann is a leading Sinologist, and author of Ideology and Organization in Communist China, with numerous editions and translation into many languages since first being published in 1966. For info. call Peter Li, -6936.


  • DEPT. OF SOCIOLOGY 31ST ANNUAL SOROKIN LECTURE

    Thurs., Feb. 3, for the 31st Annual Sorokin Lecture, Dr. Harvey Krahn, Prof. of Sociology, U. of Alberta, will present a public lecture entitled "Social Mobility and Constructed Biographies in an Age of Uncertainty", at 8:00 p.m. in Rm. 143 Arts.



  • DEPT. OF SOCIOLOGY 990 SEMINAR

    Fri., Feb. 4, Dr. Harvey Krahn, Prof. of Sociology, U. of Alberta, will present a seminar entitled "The Power of the Helping Professions: The Social Construction of ‘Feeble-Mindedness’ by the Alberta Eugenics Board, 1929-1972" (990 Series), from 2:30-4:00 p.m., in Rm. 103 Arts. For info. call Harley Dickinson, -6930.


  • VETERINARY MEDICINE

    Dr. Kenneth W. Hinchcliff, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio, is a speaker for the WCVM Lecture Program - DLT Smith Visiting Scientist Program.

    • Mon., Jan. 10, 12:30 p.m., Room 2115, WCVM, Dr. Hinchcliff will present a seminar entitled "Assessment and Care of Critically Ill Neonatal Foals".

    • Tues., Jan. 11, 12:30 p.m., Room 2302, WCVM, Dr. Hinchcliff will present a seminar entitled "Studies on the Pharmacology of Furosemide in Horses".

    • Wed., Jan. 12, 12:30 p.m., Room 2115, WCVM, Dr. Hinchcliff will present a seminar entitled "Physiology of Alaskan Sled Dogs - The Ultimate Endurance Athletes".


  • SASKATOON NATURE SOCIETY

    Thurs., Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Nettie Wiebe, Prof. of Church and Society, St. Andrew’s College, will present a lecture at the meeting of the Saskatoon Nature Society entitled "Nature and Agriculture – Can We Survive the Industrialization of Agriculture?", in the Biology Lecture Theatre. Despite how mechanization helped farmers wrest food from the wilderness, Weibe presents a critical look at how side-effects of highly industrialized agriculture threaten ecological systems.


  • COMMUNITY HEALTH & EPIDEMIOLOGY SEMINAR

    Thurs., Jan. 13, Lori Ebbesen, recent PhD graduate from Community Health and Epidemiology, U of Toronto, will present a seminar entitled "Women in Cardiac Rehabilitation: Their Stories", in Rm. 4314, RUH. For info., call Joan Feather, -7932.


  • BIOLOGY SEMINARS (3)

    • Thurs., Jan. 13 at 4:00 p.m., Sheila Rangen, U of S Dept. of Biology, will give a seminar entitled "Diversity and Productivity of Forest Songbirds: Patterns and Process", in Rm. 125, Biology Bldg. All welcome.

    • Thurs., Jan. 20 at 4:00 p.m., Dr. Stephen Reid, U of S Dept. of Physiology, will give a seminar entitled "Physiological Control of Breathing in Amphibians", in Rm. 125, Biology Bldg. All welcome.

    • Thurs., Jan. 27 at 4:00 p.m., Dr. Teta Bonham-Smith, U of S Dept. of Biology, will give a seminar entitled "Biotechnology: The Good, The Bad, and the Pretty", in Rm. 125, Biology Bldg. All welcome.



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