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LINGUIST List 24.20

Mon Jan 07 2013

Confs: Indo-European, Historical Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Dec-2012
From: Brian Joseph <joseph.1osu.edu>
Subject: 10th Annual Martin Luther King Day Linguistics Symposium
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10th Annual Martin Luther King Day Linguistics Symposium
Short Title: MLK 2013


Date: 19-Jan-2013 - 20-Jan-2013
Location: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Contact: Brian Joseph
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Indo-European

Meeting Description:

The topic of this year's annual symposium around Martin Luther King Day is 'Indo-European Linguistics', and the symposium features mostly papers by local Ohio State University students, graduates, and faculty, as well as a few others by linguists at neighboring schools, and a keynote address by Craig Melchert of UCLA.

ANNOUNCING MLK 2013:

The 10th Annual Martin Luther King Day Linguistics Symposium:
Indo-European Linguistics

Saturday 19 January – Sunday 20 January 2013
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio


Saturday, January 19 (Rosa M. Ailabouni Room, 3rd Floor, Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St.)

8:15 – 8:55
Coffee/Tea and Bagels

8:55 – 9:00
Welcome

9:00 – 9:30
Brian D. Joseph (OSU), ‘Is/Was there a special connection between Greek and Albanian within Indo-European?’

9:30 – 10:00
Cynthia Johnson (OSU), ‘Agreement issues in Indo-European: Multiple nouns, multiple adjectives, and Albanian nyje particles’

10:00 – 10:30
Rachel Klippenstein (OSU), ‘The meaning of Old English mynsterman’

10:30 – 11:00
Break

11:00 – 12:00
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
H. Craig Melchert (UCLA), ‘Agreement patterns in Old and Middle Hittite’

12:00 – 1:15
Lunch (on your own)

1:15 – 1:45
John A. C. Greppin (Cleveland St. Univ.), ‘Urartian substratum in Armenian, and its reflection in the languages of the North-East Caucasus’

1:45 – 2:15
‘Andrew Byrd (U of Kentucky), ‘A crazy rule in PIE? A closer look at the Saussure effect’

2:15 – 2:45
David Mitchell (OSU), ‘Experimental perspectives on Indo-Aryan/Dravidian contact: Another look at retroflexion’

2:45 – 3:15
Break

3:15 – 3:45
Catalin Anghelina (Columbus State), ‘The celestial nature of Indra in the Rig Veda’

3:45 – 4:15
Luke Gorton (OSU) ‘Wine and the early Indo-Europeans’

4:15 – 4:45
Craig Jendza (OSU), ‘Theseus the Ionian and Indo-Iranian apām napāt’

4:45 – 5:15
Christopher Brown (OSU) ‘Τὸ στόμα τῶν Μουσῶν—Aristophanes in the Atticist tradition’


Sunday, January 20 (122 Oxley Hall, 1712 Neil Ave. (corner of Neil & 12th Avenues)

8:15 – 9:00
Coffee/Tea and Bagels

9:00 – 9:30
Monica Vickers (OSU) ‘Constantine's Proglas in Hilandar manuscript 23: A linguistic analysis’

9:30 – 10:00
Helen Myers (OSU), ‘Diachronic changes in spatial expressions in successive redactions of the Kiev-Pecherckij paterik’’

10:00 – 10:30
Daniel Collins (OSU), ‘Digging up the Common Slavic ‘vampire’ etymon’

10:30 – 10:45
Break

10:45 – 11:15
James Joshua Pennington (Columbus), ‘Pests before pets: the Etymology of ‘hamster’ and the Sovietization of initial /h/ in Slavic’

11:15 – 11:45
Kelly Dugan (OSU) ‘A generative approach to Homeric enjambment: Benefits and drawbacks’

11:45 – 12:15
Rachel Burdin, David Howcroft, Cynthia Johnson, & Tsz-Him Tsu (OSU), ‘What information theory can contribute to our understanding of paradigmatic change: The emergence of the mixed adjective declension in New High German’



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