PROGRAM OF THE 206th MEETING

Saturday, March 16th

2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Meeting, Editorial Board, JAOS.

Sunday, March 17th

9:30 a.m.-12:00 noon Meeting, Board of Directors.

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration.

2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Book Exhibit.

1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday Afternoon Sectional Meetings

A. Ancient Near East I: AOS/NACAL: Linguistics. Gene Gragg, Chair. (1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.)

1.
Joseph L. Malone, Barnard College
Suffix Metastasis and Phonological Change in Classical Mandaic
2.
W. Randall Garr, University of California Santa Barbara
The Long Imperative in Biblical Hebrew
3.
Anne F. Robertson, (New York)
Some Clues to the Development of Punctuation in the Ancient Near East: Adapa , Yarih and Nikkal , and some Akkadian Texts Written in Alphabetic Cuneiform

(Break )

4.
David Testen, University of Chicago
Foreign Milling Terminology in the Ancient Near East
5.
Carol F. Justus, University of Texas
Terms for Tokens, Number Signs, and Numerals
6.
Jared S. Klein, University of Georgia
Polarity Phenomena in Classical Armenian

American Oriental Society: Program of the 206th Annual Meeting

B. Ancient Near East II: Papers Presented in Honor of Hans G. Güterbock, Recipient of the 1996 American Oriental Society Medal of Merit. Machteld Mellink, Chair. (3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.)

7.
Erica Reiner, University of Chicago
Pointed or Blunt
8.
Harry A. Hoffner, Jr., University of Chicago
Syntactical Perspectives on the Hittite Laws
9.
Calvert Watkins, Harvard University
Anatolia and Greece: new evidence for cultural contacts
10.
Elizabeth Carter, University of California Los Angeles
The Kahramanmarase Region: An Archaeological Survey on the Syro-Anatolian Frontier

(Break )

11.
Bruce Zuckerman, University of Southern California, and Stephen A. Kaufman, Hebrew Union College
The Incirili Stele-A Preliminary Report
12.
Machteld Mellink, Bryn Mawr College
Selective Literacy in Western Anatolia During the Late Bronze Age
13.
Irene Winter, Harvard University
(title to be announced)

C. East Asia I: Yuen Ren Society for the Promotion of Chinese Dialect Fieldwork: Conference on Fresh Dialect Fieldwork Panel I: Fresh Descriptive Material from Poorly Known Dialects. S. Coblin, Chair

14.
Jerry Norman
Tonal Development in the Jennchyan Dialect. A brief comparative study of the Miinbeei dialect of Jennchyan in Fukien Jenqher
15.
R. VanNess Simmons
A Dialect of the Harngjou Suburbs - a Vocabulary for Jiangjiatarng. A distinctly Wu-type dialect spoken on the outskirts of Mandarin-speaking Harngjou City.
16.
David Prager Branner
A Gerchuan Juyu Dialect Notebook: A short glossary of an unusual Hakka-like dialect of central Liancherng in western Fukien

Sunday Afternoon

Panel II: Studies of Fresh Miinnan Dialects. J. Norman, Chair.

17.
Ch`en Shu-chüan
[A Study of the Guanmiaw Dialect] Material in a Taiwanese Miinnan dialect (in Chinese)
18.
Jeff Crosland
A Glossary of Gàidé Dialect. A Chyuanjou-like variety of rural Miinnan from Fukien's Derhuah County

Panel III: Studies of Sandhi in Already Well-known Dialects. D. Branner, Chair.

19.
W. South Coblin
Tone and Tone Sandhi in Early Q¯ng Gu¯anhuà. A study based on Western records of the time
20.
Benjamin Ao
Nantong Tone Sandhi. A descriptive study of a Jiangsu dialect
21.
Li Zhuqing
[Title undecided.] A comprehensive description of the various kinds of sandhi in Foochow dialect

D. Islam I: Philosophy and Theology. Everett K. Rowson, Chair. 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m

22.
J. Meric Pessagno, Pace University
A Question of Power: An Examination of the Teaching of al-Najjar
23.
Ilai Alon, Tel Aviv and Lehigh Universities
Al-F¯ar¯ab¯'s Philosophical Lexicon

(Break )

24.
Boustan Hirji, Dawson College
Towards a Rediscovery of Ism¯a\lhook¯l¯ Hermeneutics
25.
Alfred Ivry, New York University/Center for Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Averroes' Short Commentary on Aristotle's De Anima

E. Islam II: AOS/NACAL: Linguistics. Chair to be announced. 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

26.
Alan S. Kaye, California State University, Fullerton
Arabic Hypocoristics
27.
John C. Eisele, College of William and Mary
Artificial Punning in Arabic As a `Subversive' Literary Activity

Sunday Afternoon--Evening

F. South and Southeast Asia I: Vedas and Upanisads. Leonard van der Kuijp, Chair

28.
S. Insler, Yale University
The Three Soma Pressings
29.
Timothy Lubin, Harvard University
The Veda-Vratas : The Ritual Format for Upanisad Study
30.
Christopher Minkowski, Cornell University
How Many Gods Are There?

(Break )

31.
Joel P. Brereton, University of Missouri-Columbia
Displaced Hearts and Broken Wheels: Two Old Sayings and Too Tall Tales in Early Indic Literature
32.
Edeltraud Harzer Clear, Indiana University
The Riddle as Instruction in the Upanisads
33.
Hans Henrich Hock, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Y¯ajñavalkya vs. Y¯ajñavalkya, or, What Is the Relation between BAU 3: 9 and BAU 4:3-4?

7:45 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sunday Evening Sectional Meetings

A. Ancient Near East III: Video Presentation. 7:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

34.
Scott Noegel, University of Washington
The Descent of Ishtar (in Babylonian, with English subtitles, Ugaritic musical score adaptation)

B. Ancient Near East IV: Ugarit. Brian B. Schmidt, Chair. 8:15 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

35.
Annie Caubet, Musée du Louvre
Recent Studies on the Luxury Goods and Artifacts
36.
Yves Calvet, Maison de l'Orient Méditerranéen
The House of Urtenu: Archaeological and Epigraphical Discoveries
37.
Olivier Callot, Maison de l'Orient Méditerranéen
Ugaritic Architecture and Urbanism

(Break )

38.
Pierre Bordreuil, Collège de France
The New Alphabetic Texts

Sunday Evening--Monday Morning

39.
Dennis Pardee, University of Chicago
Ugaritic Letters

Monday, March 18th

8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Registration.

8:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Book Exhibit.

9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday Morning Sectional Meetings

A. Ancient Near East V: Literature. Piotr Michalowski, Chair. 9:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

40.
Tzvi Abusch, Brandeis University
Ghost and God: Some Observations on a Babylonian Understanding of Human Nature
41.
Scott B. Noegel, University of Washington
Nocturnal Secret Ciphers: The Punning Language of Dreams in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Literature
42.
Gary A. Rendsburg, Cornell University
Literary Devices in the Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor

(Break )

43.
Claudia E. Suter, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
Blessings or Ziggurat?
44.
Herman L. J. Vanstiphout, University of Groningen
The Uses of Genre in Mesopotamian Literature

B. Ancient Near East VI: History and Culture. David I. Owen, Chair. 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

45.
Philip Jones, Johns Hopkins University
Politics and Antipolitics: Kingship and the Gods from the Hammurabi Prologue to Enuma Elish
46.
Daniel E. Fleming, New York University
Two New Joins to Tablets for Emar's zukru Ritual
47.
Gary Beckman, University of Michigan
Sales of Agricultural Property at Emar
48.
Beate Pongratz-Leisten, University of Tübingen
The `Negative Confession' in the Babylonian New Year's Festival and its Political Significance

Monday Morning

C. East Asia II. Chinese Dialectology, Panel A. W. South Coblin, Chair

49.
Benjamin Ao, First Byte
On the Subgrouping of Chinese Dialects
50.
David Prager Branner, University of Washington
The Classification of the Longyan Dialect of Fukien
51.
Kuang-yu Chang, Tsing Hua University
The Regional Relationships of Chinese Dialects
52.
Richard Vanness Simmons, Rutgers University
Toward a Rationale for, and Theory of, Dialect Classification
53.
Zhiqiang Yu, University of Washington
Issues in Selecting Classificatory Features

D. Inner Asia I: Hsiung-nu Archaeology and History. Denis Sinor, Chair.

54.
Miklós Érdy, West New York
The Development of the Xiongnu as Reflected by Archaeology in the Eastern Zhou Era (8th-3rd c. B.C.)
55.
David B. Honey, Brigham Young University
The Generic Significance of Ssu-ma Ch'ien's Hsiung-nu Narrative
56.
David C. Wright, Brigham Young University
Hsiung-nu and Huns: A Retrospective and Prospective Look at More Than Two Hundred Years of Scholarship

E. Islam III: Law I. Bernard Weiss, Chair. 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

57.
Jonathan E. Brockopp, Bard College
The Authenticity of M¯alik b. Anas' Juristic Dicta
58.
Brannon M. Wheeler, Pennsylvania State University
Local Authorities, K¯ufans, and Hanaf¯s: The Conflict of Opinions in al-Dab¯us¯'s Ta'sis al-nazar

(Break )

59.
Lutz Wiederhold, Universitäts- u. Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle a.d. Saale
Method and Intention - Some Remarks on the Structure of az-Zarkashî's Qawâ\lhookid al-fiqh

Monday Morning--Afternoon

60.
Mohammad Fadel, University of Chicago
The Dynamics of Judicial Legitimacy in Islamic Law: Between Qada' and Hisba
61.
M. G. Carter, New York University
Responses to Infinity in Grammar and Law

F. South and Southeast Asia II: Tibetan Studies, Epigraphy, and Art. Hans Henrich Hock, Chair.

62.
Hamid Sardar-Afkhami, Harvard University
A Preliminary Report on an Expedition to Pemako, The Hidden-land of the Tibetans
63.
Leonard Van Der Kuijp, Harvard University
BCOM LDAN's 13th century treatise on Indo-Tibetan linguistics and his periodization of Tibetan
64.
Kurtis R. Schaeffer, Harvard University
A Newly Rediscovered Tibetan Discussion of the Life of Saraha, alias R¯ahulabhadra, and the Transmission of his Works to Tibet

(Break )

65.
Kalyan Kumar Sarkar, University of Windsor
Agastya in the Art of Early Java (Indonesia)
66.
Richard Salomon, University of Washington Who really deciphered the Kharosth¯ Script?

1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday Afternoon Sectional Meetings

A. Ancient Near East VII: Second Millennium History and Culture. Gary Beckman, Chair

67.
Daniel C. Snell, University of Oklahoma
The Issue of Freedom in the Ancient Near East
68.
Billie Jean Collins, Emory University
attusili I, The Lion King
69.
Hripsime S. Haroutunian, University of Chicago
On the Hittite Ritual of Mastigga Against Family Quarrels (KBo 39.8)
70.
Joshua T. Katz, Harvard University
The Hittite Word for `Duck'

(Break )

Monday Afternoon

71.
Miki Yokoyama, University of California Los Angeles
Diplomatic and Military Strategies of Babylon Under Hammurapi
72.
Jack M. Sasson, University of North Carolina
Blame it on Them!
73.
Amanda Podany, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
The Provenance of Some Terqa Texts in European Museums

B. East Asia II: Chinese Dialectology, Panel B. Richard VanNess Simmons, Chair.

74.
W. South Coblin, University of Iowa
Thoughts on the Identity of the Chinese 'Phags-pa Dialect
75.
Zhuqing Li, Boston University
Neutral Tone in the Fuzhou Dialect
76.
Qian Gu, Nanjing University/ University of California, Berkeley
On the Initial Consonant Systems of the Tongtai Dialects

(Break )

77.
Yihtsyr Lii, Tsing Hua University
The Phonology of the Dialect of Shehshienn in Anhuei
78.
William H. Baxter, University of Michigan
Reconstructing Proto-Mandarin Affricates and Fricatives

C. Inner Asia II: Turkology. Ruth I. Meserve, Chair.

79.
Denis Sinor, Indiana University
Turks and Turkey in Early Western Sources
80.
Michael R. Drompp, Rhodes College
Tong dian and Old Turkic Titulature
81.
Beatrice Forbes Manz, Tufts University
A Reappraisal of Ulugh Begh and Timurid Transoxiana

Monday Afternoon

D. Islam IV: The Qur'an. Barbara von Schlegell, Chair. 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

82.
A. T. Welch, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study
A Diachronic Reading of Prescriptive and Creedal Statements in the Qur'an and Its Implication for Understanding the Life of Muhammad
83.
Jane Dammen Mcauliffe, University of Toronto
Q. 3:7 and the Edification of Exegesis

(Break )

84.
Gerhard Böwering, Yale University
The Qur'¯an Commentary of Ja\lhookfar al-S¯adiq (d. 148/765)
85.
Christopher Melchert
Qur'anic Recitation in the 4th/10th Century

E. Islam V: Special Session on the Theories and Methods of John Wansbrough. Herbert Berg, Chair. 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

86.
Norman Calder, University of Manchester
History and Nostalgia: Reflections on John Wansbrough's The Sectarian Milieu
87.
G. R. Hawting, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
John Wansbrough, Islam and Monotheism
88.
Andrew Rippin, University of Calgary
Qur'anic Studies, part IV: Some Methodological Notes

F. South and Southeast Asia III: Formulaics and Literature. Richard Salomon, Chair

89.
P. Oktor Skjaervo, Harvard University
Another Survival of Trifunctional Ideology in the Avestan Videvdad
90.
Edwin D. Floyd, University of Pittsburg
`Man-slaying': An inherited poetic formula in Vedic, Avestan, and Greek
91.
Benjamin W. Fortson IV, Harvard University
Návam v\'cah revisited

(Break )

92.
Peter M. Scharf, Brown University
The compassionate Urva\'s¯

Monday Afternoon--Evening

93.
Stephanie W. Jamison, Harvard/Yale Universities
Tradition and its uses in K¯alid¯asa
94.
Ashok Aklujkar, University of British Columbia
Dharma-caurya-ras¯ayana: a Brahmin fantasy
95.
Nadine Berardi, Columbia University
Reading Dhvanik¯avya: The First Canto of K¯alid¯asa's Kum¯arasambhava

8:15 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Monday Evening Sectional Meeting

A. Ancient Near East VIII: Assyrian Mysticism and Its Afterlife. Jack M. Sasson, Chair

96.
Simo Parpola, University of Helsinki
Opening Remarks
97.
Jerrold Cooper, Johns Hopkins University
`Looking at Gilgamesh through Kabbalistic Glasses': Reflections on Parpola's Tree
98.
Elliot R. Wolfson, New York Univesity
Climbing the Sefirotic Tree: Reflections on the Origins of a Kabbalistic Symbol
99.
Alasdair Livingstone, University of Birmingham
Mysticism in the History of Babylonian Thought
100.
Barbara N. Porter, Chebeague Island, Maine
Iconographic Evidence for Changes in the Significance of Assyrian Tree Images
101.
Avigdor Hurowitz, Ben-Gurion University
Divine Anatomy in Mesopotamia and the Qabbalah
102.
Simo Parpola, University of Helsinki
Response

Tuesday Morning--Afternoon

Tuesday, March 19th

8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Book Exhibit.

8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Plenary Session: Humor. Jack M. Sasson Chair.

103.
Benjamin Foster, Yale University
Ancient Near East
104.
Stephen Wadley, Portland State University
East Asia
105.
Elliot Sperling, Indiana University
Inner Asia
106.
Wadad al-Qadi, University of Chicago
Islamic Near East
107.
Edwin Gerow
South and Southeast Asia

10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Special Session: Discussion of Proposed AOS Ethics Guidelines. Martha T. Roth, Chair.

11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon. Business Meeting

1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday Afternoon Sectional Meetings

A. Ancient Near East IX: First Millennium History and Culture. Peter B. Machinist, Chair. 2:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

108.
Michael C. Astour, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Marduk in Assyria and the Chronology of the Late Kassite Kings
109.
Tammi J. Schneider, The Claremont Graduate School
Ninth Century Political Geography

(Break )

110.
Paul-Alain Beaulieu, Yale University
The Descendants of Sin-leqi-unninni
111.
Matthew W. Stolper, University of Chicago
Inscribed in Egyptian

Tuesday Afternoon

B. Ancient Near East X: Art and Archaeology. K. Aslihan Yener, Chair. 4:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.

112.
Marie-Henriette Gates, Bilkent University, Ankara
Kinet Höyük Excavations 1992-1995: A Bronze and Iron Age Harbor in the Turkish Hatay
113.
Margaret Cool Root, University of Michigan
Modes of Seal Application on the Persepolis Fortification Tablets: Protocol and Prediliction in Re-Creative Image-Making
114.
Judy Bjorkman, Syracuse University
Mesopotamian Hoarding Practices in the Third Millennium BC

(Break )

115.
Jeanny Vorys Canby, University of Pennsylvania
Iconographical Problems on the `Ur-Nammu' Stela
116.
William W. Hallo, Yale University
Remarks on Ur-Nammu and His Stela

C. East Asia III: Chinese Texts and Literature, Panel A. Richard G. Wang, Chair

117.
Constance A. Cook, Lehigh University
Poking Holes in the Patriarchy: Examining the Accuracy of Reconstructing a Zongfa System for Ancient China
118.
Paul W. Kroll, University of Colorado
Li Po's `Inscription for the Great Bell of the Hua-ch`eng Monastery'

(Break )

119.
Victoria Cass, University of Colorado
Female Healers of the Ming
120.
Richard G. Wang, University of Chicago
Hsi-yu chi: A Complete Process of Taoist Internal Alchemy

Tuesday Afternoon

D. Inner Asia III: Culture and Technology. Michael R. Drompp, Chair.

121.
Michael Walter, Indiana University
Spiritual Ecology and Elements of Early Tibetan Religion
122.
David A. Utz, La Salle University
A Sogdian Word for `Musk'

(Break )

123.
Karen S. Rubinson, Archaeological Institute of America
Birth of the Nomadic Toolkit: Eastern Elements
124.
Ruth I. Meserve, Indiana University
Henry Walter Bellew's Medical Observations on the Kalmyks of Kashgar

E. Islam VI: Law II. Aron Zysow, Chair. 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

125.
Zouhair Ghazzal, Loyola University Chicago
Judicial Writing and Property Transfers in Nineteenth-Century Mount Lebanon
126.
Ann Elizabeth Mayer, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
The Moroccan and Saudi Consitutions of 1992
127.
Vardit Rispler-Chaim, Lehigh University/University of Haifa
Khunutha in Islamic Law: A Real Disability Or a Fiction?

F. Islam VII: Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. James Bellamy, Chair. 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

128.
Jacob Lassner, Northwestern Univeristy
The Legend of Bahira in Jewish Tradition
129.
Sidney Griffith, Catholic University
The Christian Bahira Legend: Apologetical Perspectives
130.
Vera B. Moreen, Swarthmore College
The Judeo-Persian Epic Tradition: Reflections on Sh¯ah¯n's Ardash¯r-N¯amah [`The Book of Ardash¯r'] (14th c.)
131.
Dimitri Gutas, Yale University
Fact and Fiction about the Bayt al-Hikma and Its Significance for Arabic Science and Philosophy

Tuesday Afternoon--Evening

G. South and Southeast Asia IV: Law and Religion. Joel P. Brereton, Chair.

132.
Ludo Rocher, University of Pennsylvania
Variant Readings in the Smrti Texts and the Fragmentation of Colonial Hindu Law
133.
Arvind Sharma, McGill University
How to read the Manusmrti ?
134.
Vidyut Aklujkar, University of British Columbia
Queer Guests and Gracious Hosts
135.
Jerome H. Bauer, University of Pennsylvania
¯A\'scarya and Miracles in the \'Svet¯ambara Jaina Tradition

(Break )

136.
Glenn Wallis, Harvard University
The Mañju\'sr¯m¯ulakalpa and the Hazy Notion
137.
James F. Hartzell, Columbia University
Tantra, Yoga, and Ayurveda
138.
Jensine Andresen, Harvard University
The Eight Ritual Actions in the K¯alacakra Tantra
139.
K. G. Vasantamadhava, Pavanje, Haleyangadi, India
Sime Devasthana (Regional Temples): Its role in cultural History of Tulunadu A.D. 1400-1800. (To be read by title)

3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Book Sale.

6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m. Social Hour (Cash Bar)

7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Annual Subscription Dinner.

Presidential Address (Near the Conclusion of the Dinner, at approximately 9:30 p.m.) by Richard M. Frank, Catholic University of America

Wednesday Morning

Wednesday, March 20th

9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon. Book Sale Continues

9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon. Wednesday Morning Sectional Meetings

A. Ancient Near East XI: Religion and Science. Matthew W. Stolper, Chair

140.
Joel H. Hunt, Azusa Pacific University
Enlilbanda, King of Wisdom
141.
Francesca Rochberg, University of California Riverside
The Rising Times of the Zodiac and Length of Daylight in Babylonian Astronomy
142.
Leo Depuydt, Brown University
How Many Calendars Were There in Ancient Egypt?
143.
James Evans, Stamford, Connecticut
Homer, Herodotus, and Amen Acrostic In Dead Sea Scrolls

(Break )

144.
Brian B. Schmidt, University of Michigan
`Looking Down at the Gods': Observations on a List of Ugaritic Deities (KTU 1.118)
145.
Wayne T. Pitard, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Digitizing the Ugaritic Tablets
146.
Julia Aher-Greve, Harvard University
(title to be announced)
147.
Miguel Civil, University of Chicago
Monosyllabism and Loanwords in Sumerian

Wednesday Morning

B. East Asia Chinese Texts and Literature, Panel B. Madeline Spring, Chair

148.
Zu-yan Chen, Binghamton University
Ordering Inspiration: Yao Ho's (781-ca. 859) Poems as Accounts of Poetic Creation
149.
Pauline Chen, University of Minnesota
Mythic Past in Lyric Present: The Creation of Myth in Li Shangyin

(Break )

150.
Sujane Wu, Swarthmore College
Naturalness: The `Significant Other' of Li Yun's (262-303) Literary Concept of Qing Sheng
151.
Ping-Leung Chan, Lingnan College
Search for Extra-textual Meaning: A Reading Exercise

C. Islam VIII: History. R. Stephen Humphreys, Chair.

152.
Michael Bonner, University of Michigan
God's Camel: Competitive Feasting and Gift-Giving in Ancient Arabia and Early Islam
153.
Parvaneh Pourshariati, Fordham University
Local Histories of Khur¯as¯an and Arab Settlement
154.
Paul E. Walker, Chicago
Aristotle and the Revolution: Qayrawan in 909 (296-97 A.H.)
155.
Maya Shatzmiller, University of Western Ontario/Davis Center, Princeton University
Towards a New History of Muslim Women and Property: Property Rights, Business and Investment

(Break )

156.
Jane Hathaway, Ohio State University
The Grand Vizier and the False Messiah: The Sabbatai Sevi Controversy and Ottoman Reform in Egypt
157.
Mine An Ener, University of Michigan
State Initiatives of Poor Relief in Nineteenth-Century Cairo
158.
Paul Sullivan, American University in Cairo
The Idea of Economic Leadership in Egypt since Mohammed Ali.

Wednesday Morning

D. South and Southeast Asia V: Traditional learning: Grammar, Poetics, Medicine. Rosane Rocher, Chair

159.
Alex Wayman, Columbia University
On the term páti
160.
J. E. M. Houben, International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden
The theoretical position of Bhartrhari and the respectable grammarian
161.
Timothy C. Cahill, University of Pennsylvania
Bhatta Lollata on the loci of Rasa: Is anyone out there?

(Break )

162.
Anna Maria Ranero, Harvard University
¯Anandavardhana's Dhvany¯aloka and the unity of the Mah¯abh¯arata
163.
Rew¯a Pras¯ada Dwivedi, Banaras Hindu University
New concepts in Indian (Sanskrit) Poetics
164.
Rahul Peter Das, Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg
The heart in ancient Indian medical literature
165.
Pallan R. Ichaporia, University of Mainz
Understanding the Young Avesta in Context of the History and Culture of Zoroastrian Iran from Achemenian to Sassanian Periods (To be read by title)
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