WeCIEC 19

This is the schedule of the 19th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Nov. 2–3, 2007 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

DatePanel ChairSpeakerTalkTimeProceedings?
Nov 2, 2007Opening Remarks8:45–9:00 AM
Tim DempseyJay H. Jasanoff (Harvard University)Analogy as Sporadic Sound Change9:00–9:30 AM
Kanehiro Nishimura (UCLA)A Historical Analysis of Latin Vowel Reduction: Prosody, Phonetics, and Analogy9:30–10:00 AM
Nikolai N. Kazansky (Institut lingvisticheskikh issledovanij, RAN)Syntactic Position and Syncope in Archaic Latin10:00–10:30 AM
Break10:30–10:45 AM
Moss PikeTodd C. Clary (Cornell University)Restrictions on the Use of the Figura Etymologica in Ancient Greek Epic10:45–11:15 AM
Edwin D. Floyd (University of Pittsburgh)Posin endon eonta: Etymology and Literary Analysis at Odyssey 19.47711:15–11:45 AM
Ana Galjanic (University of Zagreb)Save the Best for Last: Greek Priamel and Enumerative Sets11:45–12:15 PM
Lunch12:15–1:45 PM
Asko Parpola (University of Helsinki)Proto-Indo-European Speakers of the Late Tripolye Culture As the Inventors of Wheeled Vehicles: Linguistic and Archaeological Considerations“1:45–2:45 PM
Break2:45–3:00 PM
Anna PagéJared S. Klein (University of Georgia)Numeral Repetition in the Rigveda and the Evolution of Rigvedic Style3:00–3:30 PM
Benedicte Nielsen (Cambridge University)The Origins of the Compositional Type Ved. bharádvāja3:30–4:00 PM
Carlotta Viti (University of Pisa)The Verb-Initial Word Order in the Early Poetry of Vedic and Ancient Greek4:00–4:30 PM
Break4:30–4:45 PM
Kaspars OzolinsHans Henrich Hock (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)Early Germanic Agreement with Mixed-Gender Antecedents4:45–5:15 PM
Adam Hyllested (University of Copenhagen)Indo-European Substrates in Balto-Slavic Revisited5:15–5:45 PM
Joshua Katz (Princeton University)Not Very Indo-European: Russian ochen'5:45–6:15 PM
Nov 3, 2007Andrew ByrdBenjamin W. Fortson IV (University of Michigan)The 'Double Nasal' Presents in Celtic and Indo-European9:00–9:30 AM
Jeremy Rau (Harvard University)The Nature of the IE Decade-Formation9:30–10:00 AM
Alan J. Nussbaum (Cornell University)The End of Some Compounds in Greek10:00–10:30 AM
Break10:30–10:45 AM
Elizabeth ThorntonPatrick Taylor (Houghton Mifflin)Bhiṣma on the Plain of Olympia: Indic Perspectives on Some Fragments of the Hesiodic Corpus10:45–11:15 AM
Timothy Barnes (Harvard University)Av. hauruuatāt- amərə(ta)tāt-, Gk. ἀνδροτῆτα καὶ ἥβην: On the Prehistory of Greek Ritual Language11:15–11:45 AM
Sherrylyn Branchaw (UCLA)Pwyll and Puruṣamedha: Human Sacrifice in the Mabinogi 11:45–12:15 PM
Lunch12:15–1:45 PM
Elisabeth Rieken (Universität Marburg)apel, bili-, ebeli: The Origins of Pronominal -l- in Anatolian1:45–2:45 PM
Break2:45–3:00 PM
Sherrylyn BranchawVyacheslav V. Ivanov (UCLA)Old Assyrian tuzinnum, Hittite tuzzi and Indo-European *teut- 3:00–3:30 PM
Rebeca Solís Berni (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Carlos Molina Valero (Universidad de Murcia)Collective in Lycian3:30–4:00 PM
Kanehiro NishimuraIlya Yakubovich (University of Chicago)The Origin of Luvian Possessive Adjectives4:00–4:30 PM
David Goldstein (University of California, Berkeley)The Dative of Agent in Ancient Greek4:30–5:00 PM
Closing Remarks5:00–5:15 PM