This is the schedule of the 18th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Nov. 3–4, 2006 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

DatePanel ChairSpeakerTalkTimeProceedings?
Nov 3, 2006Opening Remarks8:45–9:00 AM
Randall GordonH. Craig Melchert (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill/UCLA)New Light on Hittite Verse and Meter?9:00–9:30 AM
Angelo Mercado (University of Calfornia, Santa Cruz)A Lydian Poem (Gusmani 11) Re-Examined9:30–10:00 AM
Mary Bachvarova (Willamette University)Two Areal Features in Anatolian Languages: The Sentential Particle Chain and Relational Adjective10:00–10:30 AM
Break10:30–10:45 AM
Dieter GunkelMartin Kümmel (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg)The third person endings of the Old Latin perfect and the fate of final -d in Latin10:45–11:15 AM
Miles Beckwith (Iona College)The Old Italic ō-Perfect and the Tortora Inscription11:15–11:45 AM
Birgit Anette Olsen (University of Copenhagen)Three Latin Phonological Details11:45–12:15 PM
Lunch12:15–1:45 PM
Johanna NicholsJohanna Nichols (University of California, Berkeley)A Typological Geography for Proto-Indo-European1:45–2:45 PM
Break2:45–3:00 PM
Sherrylyn BranchawJared S. Klein (University of Georgia)Figurae Non Etymologicae in the Rigveda: sóma-/stóma- and Similar Word-Plays3:00–3:30 PM
Melissa Frazier (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)Accent in Proto-Indo-European Athematic Nouns and Its Development in Vedic Sanskrit3:30–4:00 PM
Patrick Taylor (Houghton Mifflin)Bhīṣma on the Plain of Vígríðr: Indic Perspectives on the Death of Heimdallr4:00–4:30 PM
Break4:30–4:45 PM
Kanehiro NishimuraEmma Shoucair (Princeton University)The Thematic Pluperfect in Greek4:45–5:15 PM
Hans Henrich Hock (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)Morphology and i-apocope in Slavic and Baltic5:15–5:45 PM
Nov 4, 2006Moss PikePaul S. Cohen (IBM), Adam Hyllested (University of Copenhagen)Initial h₃ in Anatolian and PIE: Regularity in Ostensible Chaos9:00–9:30 AM
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen)Laryngeal One in Hieroglyphic Luvian9:30–10:00 AM
Kazuhiko Yoshida (Kyoto University)Two Irregular Mediopassives in Hittite10:00–10:30 AM
Break10:30–10:45 AM
Angelo MercadoSasha Nikolaev (Harvard University)Indo-European *dem(h₂)- 'to build': seṭ or aniṭ?10:45–11:15 AM
Dag Haug (University of Oslo)Univerbation of Adverbs and Verbs in Indo-European Languages11:15–11:45 AM
Jeremy Rau (Harvard University)The Derivational History of PIE *di̯eu̯/diu̯- '(god of the) day-lit sky; day'11:45–12:15 PM
Lunch12:15–1:45 PM
Charles de Lamberterie (Université de Paris-Sorbonne/École Pratique des Hautes Études)Comparison and Reconstruction1:45–2:45 PM
Break2:45–3:00 PM
Tim DempseyLisi Oliver (Louisiana State University)The Name of the Nose: Body Terminology in Early Medieval Europe3:00–3:30 PM
Sverre Johnsen (Harvard University)Historical Derivation of Gothic aba 'man'3:30–4:00 PM
Break4:00–4:15 PM
Andrew ByrdTimothy Barnes (Harvard University)Tocharian klyomo4:15–4:45 PM
Ronald Kim (University of Pennsylvania)Proto-Indo-European *-ye/o- Presents in Tocharian: Consensus and Contentions4:45–5:15 PM
Closing Remarks5:15–5:30 PM