Appointment of Anthony Yates to the faculty of PIES and NELC

Published: June 29, 2022

Anthony Yates (currently at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich) will be joining the faculty of the Program in Indo-European Studies and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures in January 2023 (as Assistant Professor), subject to final approval by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Personnel.

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Professor Stephanie Jamison gives Georg Bühler Lecture at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Published: May 16, 2022

Professor Stephanie Jamison will be giving a talk “What Would a Vedic Lawcode Look Like?” as part of the Georg Bühler Lecture Series at the Austrian Academy of Sciences on Tuesday, May 24 at 8:00 AM PDT (5:00 PM CET). The online lecture may be followed via live stream; to register, please go to: https://www.oeaw.ac.at/veranstaltungen/anmeldung/buehler-lectures-vedic-lawcode….

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Elisa Migliaretti & Paolo Sabattini win Indogermanische Gesellschaft awards for outstanding Master’s theses in Indo-European studies

Published: March 22, 2022

Program in Indo-European Studies graduate students Elisa Migliaretti and Paolo Sabattini have both won awards for outstanding Master’s theses in Indo-European Studies. Elisa Migliaretti received second place with her thesis “I composti pindarici: il caso degli hapax legomena nelle Pitiche” (“Pindaric Compounds: the Case of Hapax Legomena in the Pythians”; submitted at Milan), and Paolo…

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UCLA PIES @ AOS 232

Published: March 22, 2022

The 232nd annual meeting of the American Oriental Society (AOS 232) is on March 18–March 21, 2022. The program features many talks by UCLA linguists: John Clayton: The Lengthening of *i, *u > ī, ū  / __rC in Sanskrit Ian Hollenbaugh (alum, now at Washington University): Primary Root Aorists in Vedic: A tezzi Principle? Anahita Hoose:…

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New Lecturer: Jesse Lundquist

Published: October 26, 2020

As of April 2021, Jesse Lundquist (Ph.D. 2017, Program in Indo-European Studies; currently Postdoctoral scholar, Wolfson College, Oxford, and Newton International Fellow of the British Academy) will be joining the Program as Lecturer in Indo-European Studies. See the Faculty page for more information about Jesse.

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