WeCIEC 22

This is the schedule of the 22nd Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Nov. 5-6, 2010 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

DatePanel ChairSpeakerTalkTimeProceedings?
Nov 5, 2010Opening Remarks9:00–9:15 AM
Chiara BozzoneDieter Gunkel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München), Kevin Ryan (UCLA)Phonotactic Factors in Word Order in the Rig-Veda9:15–9:45 AM
Brian Agbayani, Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)Prosody Drives the Major IE Word Orders9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Jessica DeLisiChundra Cathcart (University of California, Berkeley)The Probable Operation of ruki in the Nuristani Languages10:30–11:00 AM
Kanehiro Nishimura (Kyoto University)On the Chronological Status of Vowel Contraction in Latin11:00–11:30 AM
Michael Ellsworth (University of California, Berkeley)Consequences of Special Outcomes of the First Palatalization in Greek11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
Alexander Lubotsky (Leiden University)The Origin of Sanskrit Roots of the Type sīv- 'to sew', dīv- 'to play dice'1:30–2:30 PM
Break2:30–2:45 PM
Patrick ConnollyGary Holland (University of California, Berkeley)Voice in Hittite Non-Finite Constructions2:45–3:15 PM
Mattyas Huggard (UCLA)Internal Structure of the Hittite Preposed Relative Clause3:15–3:45 PM
Break3:45–4:00 PM
Richard FaulknerDarcy Rose (University of Montpellier 1)The *-eye/o- Enigma: Causative and Iterative-Intensive Morphology in Indo-European4:00–4:30 PM
Ryan Sandell (UCLA)The Morphophonology of Reduplicated Presents in Vedic and PIE4:30–5:00 PM
Nov 6, 2010Christina SkeltonDorothy Disterheft (University of South Carolina)Grassman's Law in Indo-European9:15–9:45 AM
Marc Pierce (University of Texas, Austin)The Status of the Onset Principle in Germanic9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Ryan SandellRandall Gordon (UCLA)Verbal Arguments and the Verbal Noun in Old Irish10:30–11:00 AM
Laura Grestenberger (Harvard University)Why I? Indo-European *i-stems and the Vedic cákri-type11:00–11:30 AM
Hannes Fellner (Harvard University)Theoretical Perspectives on Indo-European Nominal Compounding11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
Gregory Nagy (Harvard University)The Aeolic Component in Homeric Diction1:30–2:30 PM
Break2:30–2:45 PM
Elizabeth ThorntonChristopher Wilhelm (Mayfield Senior School/UCLA)The Aeneid and Italian Prehistory2:45–3:15 PM
Ryan Platte (Washington University in St. Louis)Pindaric Mythopoesis3:15–3:45 PM
Break3:45–4:00 PM
Tim DempseyAdam Hyllested (University of Copenhagen)The Mysterious Elder: Common Traits in Indo-European Names for Sambucus nigra and Viburnum opulus 4:00–4:30 PM
H. Craig Melchert (UCLA)The PIE Verb for 'to pour' and Medial *h₃ in Anatolian4:30–5:00 PM
Closing Remarks5:00–5:15 PM