WeCIEC 28

This is the schedule of the 28th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Nov. 11–12, 2016 at the University of California, Los Angeles and produced a proceedings volume available here.

DatePanel ChairSpeakerTalkTimeProceedings?
Nov 11, 2016Opening Remarks9:00–9:15 AM
Canaan BreissJulia Sturm (Harvard University)ἵστωρ and ἑορτή: The Rough-Breathing Reflex of Greek *9:15–9:45 AM
Ian Hollenbaugh (UCLA)Synchronic and Diachronic Derivation of Greek n- and nt-stem Nominative Singular Formations9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Corey BarnesJared Klein (University of Georgia)Synchronic and Comparative Remarks on Some Lesser-Studied Features of Relativization in the Rigveda10:30–11:00 AM
John J. Lowe (University of Oxford)Sanskrit -tr̥- (PIE *-ter- / -tor-) and the Periphrastic Future11:00–11:30 AM
Sampsa Holopainen (University of Helsinki)On the Stratification of Indo-Iranian Borrowings in the Uralic Languages11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
Brent VineDonca Steriade (MIT)Quantitative Rhythmic Laws in Greek1:30–2:30 PM
Break2:30–2:45 PM
Anahita HooseChris Golston (California State University, Fresno)Binarity and the Greek Recessive Accent2:45–3:15 PM
Jesse Lundquist (UCLA)Does tvátpitāraḥ = εὐπάτωρ?3:15–3:45 PM
Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University)Cyclic and Non-Cyclic Accent and Ablaut3:45–4:15 PM
Break4:15–4:30 PM
Teigo OnishiBernhard Koller (University of Vienna)On the Internal Structure of the Tocharian A Comitative Suffix4:30–5:00 PM
Marek Majer (Harvard University)*dĭl-gŭ 'long' : *dĭl-jĭš- 'longer' and Other Caland Phenomena in the Slavic Comparative5:00–5:30 PM
Tyler Lau (University of California, Berkeley)The Role of Frequency in Morphological Mergers & Shift: A Case Study in Romance5:30–6:00 PM
Remembrance: Paula Powers Coe6:00–6:15 PM
Nov 12, 2016Angelo MercadoTeigo Onishi (UCLA), Kanehiro Nishimura (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies)On flammifer-type Compounds in Italic9:15–9:45 AM
Francesco Burroni (Cornell University)Cutting Roots: PIE *k̑erh₁/₃-, PIE *(s)ker-, and the Umbrian Month Name Çersiaru9:45–10:15 AM
Break10:15–10:30 AM
Ian HollenbaughAndrea Lorenzo Covini (Università per Stranieri di Siena/Universität zu Köln)Hitt. ašaš-ʰʰⁱ 'to seat, settle'10:30–11:00 AM
Anthony Yates (UCLA), Sam Zukoff (MIT)Variation and Change in Anatolian Reduplication11:00–11:30 AM
Margaret L. Eismeier (UCLA)The Color of Blood in Hittite Religious Ritual: An Interpretation of the Pāpanikri Ritual11:30–12:00 PM
Lunch12:00–1:30 PM
Stephanie JamisonMelanie Malzahn (University of Vienna)Indo-European and Indo-Europeanists — The First Two Hundred Years of Indogermanistik1:30–2:30 PM
Break2:30–2:45 PM
Margaret EismeierHannes Fellner (University of Vienna)Notes on Verbal Governing Compounds in Tocharian2:45–3:15 PM
David Goldstein (UCLA)Variation versus Change: Clausal Clitics between Homer and Herodotus3:15–3:45 PM
Mark Hale (Concordia University)The Sequencing of So-Called 'Second-Position' Elements3:45–4:15 PM
Break4:15–4:30 PM
Éloïse LemayRiccardo Ginevra (Università per Stranieri di Siena/Universität zu Köln)Old Norse Brokkr, Sanskrit Bhr̥gu-, and PIE *(s)bʰr̥h₂eg- 'crackle, roar'4:30–5:00 PM
Joshua T. Katz (Princeton University)Toward an Indo-European Commentary on Hesiod5:00–5:30 PM
Closing Remarks5:30–5:45 PM