Event



38th East Coast Indo-European Conference (ECIEC XXXVIII)

Jun 21, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 (All Day) | 3401-A Walnut Street, Room 401B

When: June 21 & 22 (All Day); June 23 (Morning)

 

All speakers at ECIEC are invited. 

Members of the Penn community are welcome to attend. 

ECIEC XXXVIII is supported by: 

           a grant from the University Research Foundation; 

           a School of Arts and Sciences Conference Support Grant; 

           research funds from Don Ringe’s Kahn Term Chair (2004-14). 

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Schedule of Papers:  ECIEC XXXVIII 

 

Friday

 

I (chair: Don Ringe)


     9:00    Kazuhiko Yoshida: The Hittite 3pl. Preterites in -ar


     9:30    Elisabeth Rieken: Luwian Seed and Indo-European Man


     10:00  H. Craig Melchert: Hittite tarru- ‘firm, secure’ and its PIE Source

 

break

 

II (chair: Ronald Kim)


     11:00    Sara Kimball: Lycian χi-


     11:30    David Goldstein: The Synchrony and Diachrony of Homeric -φι(ν)

 

lunch

 

III (chair: Sara Kimball)


     1:30    Jeremy Rau: Convergence Among the Ancient Greek Dialects


     2:00    Laura Grestenberger: The ín-Group


     2:30    Dieter Gunkel: The First Person Singular Athematic Middle Optative in Vedic

 

break

 

IV (chair: Dariusz Piwowarczyk)


     3:30    Jared Klein: The Old Church Slavic Background of Russian a

 

     4:00   Jay H. Jasanoff: Toch. lä-n-t- ‘go out’


     4:30    Ronald Kim: Presigmatic and Other h2e-Aorists in Tocharian

 

Saturday

 

V (chair: Olav Hackstein)


     9:00    Dariusz Piwowarczyk: The Latin Reflexes of devī́ and vr̥ kī́ḥ Revisited


     9:30    Joseph F. Eska: Remarks on the Architecture of the Left Periphery in the Middle Brittonic Languages


     10:00  Jean-François Mondon: 2 Cases of Locality Violations in Breton: How and Why

 

break

 

VI (chair: Joseph F. Eska)


     11:00  Don Ringe (& Charles Yang): Irregularization of Verbs in Early Modern English

 

     11:30  Jordan Kodner: Productivity Learning Driving Analogical Change in Proto-Germanic

 

lunch

 

VII (chair: Michael Weiss)

 

     1:30   Olav Hackstein (& Ryan P. Sandell): The Rise of Colligations: Engl. can’t stand

                    German nicht ausstehen können, and Congeners

 

     2:00   Martin Joachim Kümmel: Warrior Slang in Etymology? Verbs for ‘to hit’ from Roots

                    Meaning ‘to give, distribute’

 

     2:30   Sasha Nikolaev: Vedic rūrá- ‘deliriously hot’, Ossetic arawyn ‘to scorch in fire’, Greek ἀλέᾱ ‘heat’ and some

                   other forms [40 min.]

 

break

 

VIII (chair:  Jean-François Mondon)

 

     3:40   Thomas Olander: PIE *b in a Cladistic Perspective

 

     4:10   Michael Weiss: A Theory of Eve-rye-thing

 

     4:40   Tony Yates: Hittite paḫḫweni, Greek purí, and their Implications for Indo-European Ablaut

 

Sunday

 

IX (chair: Rolf Noyer)

 

     9:00    Hannes Fellner: Polar Life in the Tarim Basin


     9:30    Birgit Anette Olsen: Father Sky and the Wide-Eyed Cow


     10:00  Mark Hale: Some Further Observations on iva- and ná-Clauses in Vedic

 

break

 

X (chair: Jordan Kodner)


     11:00  Rolf Noyer: On THT: Reflexes of *h1 in non-initial obstruent clusters

 

     11:30  Tim Barnes: The Etymology of Hittite wašta- ‘sin, err’ and related

 

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ECIEC XXXVIII is supported by a University Research Foundation grant, an SAS Conference Support grant, and research funds from Don Ringe’s Kahn Term Chair (2004–14)