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“The Scholarly World of Vyacheslav Ivanov: Assessments, Reassessments, Reflections”

November 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
UCLA Faculty Center, 480 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, 90095
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A Memorial Conference Honoring the Legacy of Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov

Friday, November 15, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
UCLA Faculty Center – Hacienda Room

 

Conference Program

 

9:00-9:15 Introductions

David Schaberg, Dean, UCLA Division of the Humanities

Ronald Vroon, Chair UCLA Dept. of Slavic, E. European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures

Brent Vine, Chair, UCLA Program in Indo-European Studies

 

9:15 – 10:15

SECTION 1: INDO-EUROPEAN AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS (1)

Moderator: Brent Vine, Professor, Dept. of Classics; Chair, UCLA Program in Indo-European Studies

  1. H. Craig Melchert, Professor Emeritus, UCLA

“Pluti” and Poetry

  1. Nikolai Kazansky (V),* Professor, St. Petersburg University; Head of Russian Academy of Sciences’ Dept. of Indo-European Comparative Linguistics, Institute for Linguistic Studies

Hittite Relations with the Aegean and Vyacheslav Ivanov’s Anatolian Etymologies

 

10:15 – 10:30 Break

 

10:30 – 12:00

SECTION 2: INDO-EUROPEAN AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS (2)

Moderator: Brent Vine

3. Anna Dybo (V), Professor, Moscow State University; Department Head, Division of Ural-Altaic Languages, Russian Academy of Sciences

Vyacheslav Ivanov’s Role in the Reconstruction of Proto-Indo-European Culture: A Look from the Inside, a Look from the Outside

  1. Ilya Yakubovich, Lead Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences

Vyacheslav Ivanov and Two Classes of Proto-Indo-European Verbal Roots

  1. Georges-Jean Pinault, Professor, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris Sciences et Lettres

Language and Myth in the Indo-Iranian Area: About Indra Again

 

12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH

 

1:00 – 2:30

SECTION 3: SEMIOTICS OF CULTURE, POETICS (1)

Moderator: Ronald Vroon, Professor and Chair, UCLA Dept. of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures

6. Tatiana Tsivian (V), Head of the Dept. of Russian Culture, Institute of World Culture, Moscow State University; Chief Research Fellow, Institute for Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

and

Nataliya Zlydneva (V), Chief Research Fellow, Institute of World Culture, Moscow State University; Head of the Dept. of the History of the Cultures of the Slavic Peoples, Institute for Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Vyacheslav Ivanov’s Last Project: (The) Living Stone

  1. Mihhail Lotman, Professor of Semiotics, Tallinn University; Research Professor, University of Tartu

Finno-Ugric Verse and its Relations with Indo-European Verse

  1. Henryk Baran, Professor Emeritus, SUNY Albany

Vyacheslav Ivanov’s Approaches to Khlebnikov: Achievements, Problems, Broader Perspectives

 

2:30 – 3:00 Break

 

3:00– 5:30

SECTION 4: SEMIOTICS OF CULTURE AND POETICS (2)

Moderator: Ronald Vroon

  1. Yuri Tsivian, William Colvin Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago

Synthèse: Vyacheslav Ivanov and Sergei Eisenstein

  1. Barry P. Scherr (V), Professor Emeritus, Dartmouth College

Vyacheslav Ivanov and the Analysis of Russian Verse Rhythm

  1. Willem Weststeijn, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam

Vyacheslav Ivanov on the Problem of Time in Modern Culture

  1. Igor Pilshchikov, Professor, UCLA, Dept. of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures

Vyacheslav Ivanov and the Moscow-Tartu / Tartu-Moscow School of Semiotics

 

6:00 – 8:00

EVENING (INFORMAL BUFFET)

FOR PARTICIPANTS AND INVITED FRIENDS OF VVI AND GUESTS REMINISCENCES AND MEMORIAL (ENGLISH AND RUSSIAN)

*The notation (V) indicates that the presentation will be virtual, in the form of a video recording or streaming video

Details

Date:
November 15, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Venue

UCLA Faculty Center
480 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, 90095
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