WeCIEC 23

This is the schedule of the 23rd Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Oct. 28-29, 2011 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

DatePanel ChairSpeakerTalkTimeProceedings?
Oct 28, 2011Opening Remarks9:00–9:15 AM
Mattyas HuggardBirgit Anette Olsen (University of Copenhagen)Armenian Etymologies9:15–9:45 AM
Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University)Did Indo-European have reflexive pronouns?9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Ryan SandellAdam Catt (Kyoto University)The Particle *h₂(é)u in Vedic and Beyond: A New Proposal on its Function and Etymology10:30–11:00 AM
Andrew Paczkowski (University of Georgia)Investigating Vedic íd11:00–11:30 AM
Mark Wenthe (University of Georgia)On the Syntax of Rigvedic Accusative Enclitic Pronouns11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
Michael Weiss (Cornell University)Italo-Celtica1:30–2:30 PM
Break2:30–2:45 PM
Bernhard KollerBenedicte Nielsen Whitehead (University of Copenhagen)Stem composition.The morphosyntax of determinative compounds and bahuvrīhí́s2:45–3:15 PM
John J. Lowe (University of Oxford)Caland Adjectives in *-nt- and Participles in Sanskrit and Proto-Indo- European3:15–3:45 PM
Matthias Passer (Universität Jena/Universität Salzburg)Historical Information Structure and its annotation: Frames and their effect on the discourse status of nouns3:45–4:15 PM
Break4:15–4:30 PM
Tracy Jamison WoodKanehiro Nishimura (Kyoto University)Vṛddhi-like Vowels in Nominal Forms in Latin4:30–5:00 PM
Steve Faulkner Jr (UCLA)On 'Wheeler's Law Generalization' and the Accentuation of Greek Second Member Verbal Governing Compounds in *-o-5:00–5:30 PM
Oct 29, 2011Éloïse LemayBenjamin Fortson (University of Michigan)Class IV and V Preterites in Germanic9:15–9:45 AM
Adam Hyllested (University of Copenhagen)Albanian hundë 'nose' and Faroese, SW Norwegian skon 'snout'9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Tim DempseyJens Rasmussen (University of Copenhagen)The Hittite Ablative and Instrumental Endings10:30–11:00 AM
Brian Agbayani, Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)Clitic Order in Hittite11:00–11:30 AM
Václav Blažek (Masaryk University, Brno)Hittite wakšur11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
Andrew Garrett (University of California (Berkeley)Indo-European chronology, dispersal, and lexical change: Reconsidering Gray & Atkinson (2003)1:30–2:30 PM
Break2:30–2:45 PM
Anthony YatesSabine Ziegler (Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften)Blood and thunder' in Celtic, Hittite, and Old Indian law2:45–3:15 PM
Alexander Nikolaev (Harvard University)Indogermanische Diḱtēr-sprache': Showing Praise in Greek and Indo- European3:15–3:45 PM
Break3:45–4:00 PM
Jesse LundquistAndrew Byrd (University of Kentucky)A Fresh Look at Pinault's Law4:00–4:30 PM
Chundra Cathcart (University of California (Berkeley)Vedic Labial Dissimilation Revisited4:30–5:00 PM
Closing Remarks5:00–5:15 PM