[Hum_Calendar_Events] 19th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference

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19th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference

8:30AM until 6:00PM 
In Royce Hall 314

Admission is free and open to the public; there is no charge for participation; pre-registration is not required. 


• 8:45–9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks 

• 9:00–10:30 Panel I (chaired by Tim Dempsey, UCLA) 

9:00–9:30, Jay Jasanoff, Harvard University: “Analogy as Sporadic Sound Change” 

9:30–10:00, Kanehiro Nishimura, UCLA: “A Historical Analysis of Latin Vowel Reduction: Prosody, Phonetics, and Analogy” 

10:00–10:30, Nikolai Kazansky, Institut lingvisticheskikh issledovanij RAN: “Syntactic Position and Syncope in Archaic Latin” 

• 10:30–10:45 Break 

• 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m., Panel II (chaired by Moss Pike, UCLA) 

10:45–11:15, Todd C. Clary, Cornell University: “Restrictions on the Use of the Figura Etymologica in Ancient Greek Epic” 

11:15–11:45, Edwin D. Floyd, University of Pittsburgh: “Posin endon eonta: Etymology and Literary Analysis at Odyssey 19.477” 

11:45–12:15, Ana Galjanic, University of Zagreb: “Save the Best for Last: Greek Priamel and Enumerative Sets” 

• 12:15–1:45, Lunch 

• 1:45–2:45, Featured Speaker, Asko Parpola, University of Helsinki: ”Proto-Indo-European Speakers As the Inventors of Wheeled Vehicles: Linguistic and Archaeological Considerations“ 

• 2:45–3:00, Break 

• 3:00–4:30, Panel III (chaired by Anna Pagé, UCLA) 

3:00–3:30, Jared S. Klein, University of Georgia: “Numeral Repetition in the Rigveda and the Evolution of Rigvedic Style” 

3:30–4:00, Benedicte Nielsen, Cambridge University: “The Origins of the Compositional Type Ved. bharádvāja ” 

4:00–4:30, Carlotta Viti, University of Pisa: “The Verb- Initial Word Order in the Early Poetry of Vedic and Ancient Greek” 

• 4:30–4:45, Break 

• 4:45–6:15, Panel IV (chaired by Kaspars Ozolins, UCLA) 

4:45–5:15, Hans Henrich Hock, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: “Early Germanic Agreement with Mixed- Gender Antecedents” 

5:15–5:45, Adam Hyllested, University of Copenhagen: “Indo-European Substrates in Balto-Slavic Revisited” 

5:45–6:15, Joshua Katz, Princeton University: “Not Very Indo-European: Russian ochen' ” 


• 9:00–10:30 a.m., Panel V (chaired by Andrew Byrd, UCLA) 

9:00–9:30, Benjamin Fortson, University of Michigan: “The ‘Double Nasal’ Presents in Celtic and Indo- European” 

9:30–10:00, Jeremy Rau, Harvard University: “The Nature of the IE Decade-Formation” 

10:00–10:30, Alan J. Nussbaum, Cornell University: “The End of Some Compounds in Greek” 

• 10:30–10:45, Break 

• 10:45 a.m. –12:15 p.m., Panel VI (chaired by Elizabeth Thornton, UCLA) 

10:45–11:15, Patrick Taylor, Houghton Mifflin: “Bhiṣma on the Plain of Olympia: Indic Perspectives on Some Fragments of the Hesiodic Corpus” 

11:15–11:45, Timothy Barnes, Harvard University: “Av. hauruuatāt- amərə(ta)tāt-, Gk. ἀνδροτῆτα καὶ ἥβην: On the Prehistory of Greek Ritual Language” 

11:45–12:15, Sherrylyn Branchaw, UCLA: “Pwyll and Puruṣamedha : Human Sacrifice in the Mabinogi” 

• 12:15–1:45, Lunch 

FAIES Meeting 12:15–12:30 

• 1:45–2:45, Featured Speaker, Elisabeth Rieken, Universität Marburg: “apel, bili-, ebeli : The Origins of Pronominal -l- in Anatolian” 

• 2:45–3:00, Break 

• 3:00–4:00, Panel VII (chaired by Sherrylyn Branchaw, UCLA) 

3:00–3:30, Vyacheslav Ivanov, UCLA: “Old Assyrian tuzinnum, Hittite tuzzi and Indo-European *teut- ” 

3:30–4:00, Rebeca Solís Berni, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and Carlos Molina Valero, Universidad de Murcia: “Collective in Lycian” 

• 4:00–5:00, Panel VIII (chaired by Kanehiro Nishimura, UCLA) 

4:00–4:30, Ilya Yakubovich, University of Chicago: “The Origin of Luvian Possessive Adjectives” 

4:30–5:00, David Goldstein, University of California, Berkeley: “The Dative of Agent in Ancient Greek” 

• 5:00–5:15, Closing Remarks 

The Nineteenth Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference is funded by the Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board. We would like to thank the UCLA Graduate Student Association. The conference is also made possible through the generosity and/or efforts of the A. Richard Diebold, Jr. Endowment in Indo-European Studies, Friends & Alumni of Indo-European Studies (FAIES), the UCLA Program in Indo-European Studies, the UCLA Indo-European Studies Student Alliance (IESSA), the Dodd Humanities Group, and the Annual Indo-European Conference Student Organizing Committee. 


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