This is the schedule of the 14th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Nov. 8–9, 2002 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

Nov 8, 2002Coffee and Pastries8:00–8:30 AM
Opening Remarks8:30–8:45 AM
Brian D. Joseph (The Ohio State University)Evidentiality in Proto-Indo-European? Building a Case8:45–9:15 AM
George E. Dunkel (Universität Zürich)Two New IE Particles: Exclusive *we and Perfectivizing *es9:15–9:45 AM
Joseph F. Eska (Virginia Polytechnic Institute)The Distribution of the Old Irish Personal Object Affixes and Forward Reconstruction9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Karl Praust (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)What Armenian Can Tell Us About the Indo-European Augment10:30–11:00 AM
Nicoletta Puddu (Università di Pavia)Reflecting on *se-/swe-: From Typology to Indo-European and Back11:00–11:30 AM
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen)The Dual Markers of Indo-European11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
Helmut Rix (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)Towards a Reconstruction of Proto-Italic: the Verbal System1:30–2:45 PM
Break2:45–3:00 PM
Giovanna Rocca (Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM-Milan)Ideology and Lexis: Umbrian uhtur, Latin auctor3:00–3:30 PM
Angelo Mercado (UCLA)Italic Poetic Meter: The Old Latin Saturnian and the Iguvine Tables3:30–4:00 PM
Break4:00–4:15 PM
Ronald Kim (University of Pennsylvania)Accentuation and the Prehistory of the Slavic Aorists4:15–4:45 PM
Martin E. Huld (California State University, Los Angeles)Processed Grain in Indo-European4:45–5:15 PM
Nov 9, 2002Coffee and Pastries8:00–8:30 AM
H. Craig Melchert (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)PIE 'Thorn' in Cuneiform Luvian?8:30–9:00 AM
Brian Agbayani, Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)The Order and Placement of Wackernagel Clitics in Hittite9:00–9:30 AM
Break10:00–10:15 AM
Jay Friedman (UCLA)IE 'blood' and Related Matters10:15–10:45 AM
Annamaria Bartolotta (University of Palermo)Toward a Reconstruction of Indo-European Culture: Semantic Functions of IE *men-10:45–11:15 AM
Jon Billigmeier (California State University, Northridge)The Dorians, Crete and the Sea Peoples11:15–11:45 AM
Lunch11:45–1:30 PM
Elena Kuzmina (Institute for Cultural Research, Russia)The Problem of Indo-Iranian Genesis1:30–2:45 PM✔ (XV)
Break2:45–3:00 PM
Marc Vander Linden (Université Libre de Bruxelles)The Band vs. the Cord, or Can Indo-European Reconstructed Institutions be Tested Against Archaeological Data?3:00–3:30 PM
Karlene Jones-Bley (UCLA)Basal Motifs and Indo-European Ritual3:30–4:00 PM
Gregory E. Areshian (Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA)The Zoomorphic Code of the Proto-Indo-European Mythological Cycle of 'Birth-Death-Resurrection'4:00–4:30 PM
Break4:30–4:45 PM
Paul-Louis van Berg (Université Libre de Bruxelles)Arts, Languages and Reality in the Mesopotamian and Indo-European Worlds5:15–5:45 PM
Closing Remarks5:45–6:00 PM