WeCIEC 21

This is the schedule of the 21st Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Oct. 30-31, 2009 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

DatePanel ChairSpeakerTalkTimeProceedings?
Oct 30, 2009Opening Remarks9:00–9:15 AM
Tim DempseyJens Elmegård Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen)Some Debated Hittite Verbs: Marginalia to Recent Scholarship9:15–9:45 AM
Kazuhiko Yoshida (Kyoto University)1st Singular Iterated Mediopassive Endings in Anatolian9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Kaspars OzolinsVyacheslav Ivanov (UCLA)Distributive Numerals in Tocharian B and Slavic10:30–11:00 AM
Václav Blažek (Masaryk University (Brno)On Hypothetical Slavic Continuants of IE *h₁ḱuo 'horse'11:00–11:30 AM
Johanna Nichols (University of California, Berkeley)The Shift from Verb-Based to Noun-Based in Balto-Slavic11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
José-Luis García-Ramón (University of Cologne)Reconstructing IE Lexicon and Phraseology: Inherited Patterns and Lexical Renewal1:30–2:30 PM
Break2:30–2:45 PM
Jessica DeLisiJared Klein (University of Georgia)Negative Polarity in the Greek, Gothic, Old Armenian, and OCS Gospels2:45–3:15 PM
Ilya Yakubovich (University of Chicago)Iranian 'to become, to be' and Its Indo-European Cognates3:15–3:45 PM
Break3:45–4:00 PM
Bernhard KollerMelanie Malzahn (University of Vienna)All Indo-European Compounds Are Derived from a Common Origin—New Evidence for a Darwinistic View on I.-E. Nominal Compounding4:00–4:30 PM
Nicholas Zair (University of Oxford)PIE 'bird' and 'egg' after Schindler4:30–5:00 PM
FAIES Meeting5:00–5:30 PM
Oct 31, 2009Ryan SandellAdam Hyllested (University of Copenhagen)The Precursors of Celtic and Germanic9:15–9:45 AM
Aurelijus Vijūnas (National Kaohsiung Normal University)The West Germanic *hlūd(V)- 'sound; loud': Why the Long Vowel?9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Mattyas HuggardBirgit Anette Olsen (University of Copenhagen)Martinet's Rule of Laryngeal Hardening—A Reappraisal10:30–11:00 AM
Alexander Hansen (University of Georgia)A Phonetic Approach to the 'Saussure Effect'11:00–11:30 AM
Andrew Byrd (UCLA)Motivating Sievers' Law in a Stratal OT Framework11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University)The Accent/Ablaut System: Towards a Typologically and Phonologically Grounded Reconstruction1:30–2:30 PM
Break2:30–2:45 PM
Andrew ByrdBrian Agbayani and Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)Phonological Movement in Greek and Latin2:45–3:15 PM
Kanehiro Nishimura (Kyoto University)Notes on Glide Treatment in Latin: New Phonological Interpretations3:15–3:45 PM
Break3:45–4:00 PM
Andrew KinzlerPeter Barber (University of Oxford)Studies in Ancient Greek Denominative Verbs4:00–4:30 PM
Chiara Bozzone (UCLA)New Perspectives on Formularity4:30–5:00 PM
Alexander Nikolaev (Harvard University)Greek λᾶας and Other Greek and Indo-European Words for 'stone'5:00–5:30 PM
Closing Remarks5:30–5:45 PM