This is the schedule of the 16th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference. Commonly referred to as a “West Coast Indo-European Conference” (WeCIEC), this installment took place on Nov. 5–6, 2004 at the University of California, Los Angeles.

For papers with the symbol, a revised version was published in the conference’s proceedings volume; the symbol links to the program’s publication page, also available here.

Day 1: Friday, November 5, 2004

9:00–9:15 AM

Opening Remarks

Panel I, chaired by Randall Gordon (UCLA)

  • 9:15–9:45 AM

    Joshua T. Katz

    Princeton University

    To Turn a Blind Eel

  • 9:45–10:15 AM
  • 10:15–10:45 AM

    Yaroslav Gorbachov

    Harvard University

    The Origin of the Phrygian edaes-type Aorist

10:45–11:00 AM


Panel II, chaired by Jay Friedman (UCLA)

12:00–1:30 PM


Featured Speaker, introduced by E. J. W. Barber (Occidental College)

2:45–3:00 PM


Panel III, chaired by Andrew Byrd (UCLA)

4:00–4:15 PM


Panel IV, chaired by Matthew Gonzales (UCLA)

Day 2: Saturday, November 6, 2004

Panel V, chaired by Dieter Gunkel (UCLA)

10:30–10:45 AM


Panel VI, chaired by Kanehiro Nishimura (UCLA)

11:45–1:30 PM

Lunch and open meeting of the Friends and Alumni of Indo-European Studies

Featured Speaker, introduced by Calvert Watkins (UCLA)

  • 1:30–2:45 PM

    Alan J. Nussbaum

    Cornell University

    A –t– Party

2:45–3:00 PM


Panel VII, chaired by Maria Kritikou (UCLA)

4:00–4:15 PM


Panel VIII, chaired by Bella Lurie (UCLA)

  • 4:15–4:45 PM

    Ilya Yakubovich

    University of Chicago

    Development of Anatolian Prefixes in Lydian

  • 4:45–5:15 PM

    George Dunkel

    Universität Zürich

    Latin (-)pote and –pte beside Indo-European *poti- ‘master’ and Limiting *-po-te

5:15–5:30 PM

Closing Remarks