Hermann & Klara Collitz Lecture
H. Craig Melchert, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Thursday, July 28th
6:45-8:00 PM Reception,
La Sala de Puerto Rico (W20-2nd floor)
8:00-9:30 PM Talk, Kresge Auditorium (W16-109)
Indo-European Linguistics: a 19th-century science in the 21st century
Application of newer formal models and of language typology based on a broad survey of world languages offers both challenges and opportunities for current Indo-European linguistics, as will be illustrated by discussion of one or two abiding major issues in the reconstruction of Proto-Indo-European.