This is the schedule of the 17th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Oct. 28–29, 2005 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

DatePanel ChairSpeakerTalkTimeProceedings?
Oct 28, 2005Opening Remarks8:45–9:00 AM
Aurelijus VijūnasVyacheslav V. Ivanov (UCLA)On Anatolian and Indo-European Terms and Symbols for 'right' and 'left'9:00–9:30 AM
Joshua T. Katz (Princeton University)On the Regularity of Nasal Dissimilation in Anatolian9:30–10:00 AM
Ilya Yakubovich (University of Chicago)The Origin of Anatolian Medio-Passive Extensions -di and -si10:00–10:30 AM
Break10:30–10:45 AM
Randall GordonLisi Oliver (Louisiana State University)Lex Talionis in Medieval Law10:45–11:15 AM
Joseph F. Eska (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)Miscellanea Linguistica Galatiana11:15–11:45 AM
Birgit Anette Olsen (University of Copenhagen)Some Formal Peculiarities of Germanic n-stem Abstracts11:45–12:15 PM
Lunch12:15–1:45 PM
Karlene Jones-BleyKatheryn Linduff (University of Pittsburgh)Through the Looking Glass: Remaining Sogdian in China1:45–2:45 PM
Break2:45–3:30 PM
Maria KritikouJared S. Klein (University of Georgia)sá/tá-Sequences in the Rigveda3:30–4:00 PM
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen)Some Further Laryngeals Revealed by the Rigvedic Metrics4:00–4:30 PM
Elizabeth Tucker (Oxford University)Sanskrit svāmin-, Avestan huuōišta- and the Indo-European root *suh₁- 'to impel'3:00–3:30 PM
Break3:30–4:45 PM
Jay FriedmanHannes A. Fellner (Universität Wien)On the Development of Labiovelars in Tocharian4:45–5:15 PM
Ronald Kim (Temple University/Swarthmore College/University of Pennsylvania)Not Another Verbal Archaism!: Root and Derived Preterites in Tocharian5:15–5:45 PM
Oct 29, 2005Dieter GunkelRanko Matasović (University of Zagreb)Collective in Proto-Indo-European9:00–9:30 AM
Benjamin W. Fortson, IV (University of Michigan)The Latin Future Active Participle9:30–10:00 AM
Martin E. Huld (California State University, Los Angeles)Indo-European 'hawthorn'10:00–10:30 AM
Break10:30–10:45 AM
Angelo MercadoGregory E. Areshian (Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA)Cyclopes from the Land of the Eagle: Anatolian Background of Odyssey IX and of the Greek Myths conerning the Cyclopes10:45–11:15 AM
Ana Galjanic (Harvard University)δίπλ᾽ ἐρέω: Syntax and Poetics of Bipartite Figures in Empedocles11:45–12:15 PM
Lunch12:15–1:45 PM
Brent VineMichael Janda (Universität Münster)The Religion of the Indo-Europeans1:45–2:45 PM
Break2:45–3:00 PM
Sherrylyn BranchawJay Fisher (Princeton University)Speaking in Tongues: Collocations of Word and Deed in Proto-Indo-European3:00–3:30 PM
Chiara Gianollo (Università di Pisa)The Internal Syntax of the Nominal Phrase in Latin: A Diachronic Study3:30–4:00 PM
Yaroslav Gorbachov (Harvard University)Observations on the Old Phrygian Inscription from Vezirhan4:00–4:30 PM
Closing Remarks4:30–4:45 PM