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Schedule of Events
Thursday October 5, 2017
211 Denny Hall

Opening Event
9:00 – 9:15      Welcome and Morning Coffee: Selim Kuru and Talant Mawkanuli (University of Washington)

Invited Talk

9:15 – 9: 55     Christopher Beckwith (Indiana University) The Archaic Turkic Prophecy and the sons of Attila: Analysis of the earliest Turkic language data

10: 00- 10:20 Coffee Break


10:25 – 10:55 Arienne M Dwyer (University of Kansas) What are the Ten “Grand Challenges” of Turkic Linguistics today?

10:55 – 11:25 Talant Mawkanuli (University of Washington) Kazak Contacts with Imperial Russia: Linguistic Data from the 18th Century

11:25 – 12:00  Uli Schamiloglu (Nazarbayev University) The 2017 Latinization Project for Kazak: A Report from the Field

Lunch Break 12: 00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:30  Nurettin Demir (Hacettepe University): Three Notes on Translation from Modern Uygur to Turkish

13:40 -14: 10   Alexander Sugar, Richard Wright and Mutallip Anwar (University of Washington) A Phonetic Survey of Uyghur

14:00 -14:20    Coffee Break

14:30 – 15:30  Jonathan N. Washington (Swarthmore College) and Francis Tyers (National Research University «Higher School of Economics») Free/open-source text-processing technologies for Turkic languages

15:30 – 16:00  Sema Aslan Demir (Hacettepe University) Turkmen Language from the View of Semantic Typology

16:00 – 16:30  İbrahim Ahmet Aydemir (Hacettepe University) On the Typology of Copied Verbs in Modern Turkic Languages

16:30 – 18:30  Closing Remarks and Dinner for Participants

19:00   Keynote Lecture: Christopher Beckwith (Indiana University) The Early Turks and the Silk Road