This is the schedule of the 16th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Nov. 5–6, 2004 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

Nov. 5–6, 2004Joshua T. Katz (Princeton University)To Turn a Blind Eel
Jeremy Rau (Harvard University)The Derivational History of Proto-Germanic *wethru-
Yaroslav Gorbachov (Harvard University)The Origin of the Phrygian edaes-type Aorist
Jared S. Klein (University of Georgia)Categories and Subtypes of Phonological Repetition in the Rigveda
Hope C. Dawson (The Ohio State University)Dual -au/-ā in the Rigveda
Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania)Recent Physical Anthropological Studies of the Tarim Basin Mummies and Related Populations
Santeri Palviainen (Harvard University)The Root Vocalism of the Demonstrative Pronoun in Germanic
Hyejoon Yoon (Universität Wien)The Substantive Present Participles in -nd- in the Gothic Language, with a Survey of Other Old Germanic Languages
Paul-Louis van Berg (Université Libre de Bruxelles)Spit in My Mouth Glaukos: A Greek Tale about Ill-Gotten Knowledge
Calvert Watkins (UCLA)Hermit Crabs,' or New Wine in Old Bottles: Anatolian and Hellenic Connections from Homer and Before to Antiochus I of Commagene and After
Stephanie W. Jamison (UCLA)Linguistic Aspects of the Persona of the Gāthā Poet
Miriam Robbins Dexter (UCLA), Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania)Apotropaia and Fecundity in Indo-European Myth and Iconography: Ferocious and Erotic Female Figures
Valentina Cambi (Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa)The Hittite Adverb karū 'formerly, earlier; already'
Andrew Byrd (UCLA)The Origins of the Long Dative Singular of Neuter n-Stems in Old Irish
Hans Henrich Hock (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)The Insular Celtic Absolute: Conjunct Distinction Once Again—A Prosodic Proposal
Alan J. Nussbaum (Cornell University)A -t- Party
Olga Thomason (University of Georgia)Location, Direction, and Source in Biblical Greek, Gothic, Old Church Slavic, and Classical Armenian
Aurelijus Vijūnas (UCLA)Some Remarks about the Development of Indo-European men-Stems in Lithuanian: Masculine men-Stems
Ilya Yakubovich (University of Chicago)Development of Anatolian Prefixes in Lydian
George Dunkel (Universität Zürich)Latin (-)pote and -pte beside Indo-European *poti- 'master' and Limiting *-po-te