Proceedings 2011

Anniversaries, Feasts and Celebrations in the Altaic World

Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference (PIAC).
Bloomington, Indiana USA, July 10-15, 2011.
Edited by Alicia Campi.
Published by The Mongolia Society. Bloomington, Indiana 2015.
ISBN: 978-0-910980-47-0.

Table of Contents

Bamana, Gaby: Men on the right, women on the left: Meaning and analogy in the Mongol Ger domestic space pp. 1--18 Boykova, Elena: Holidays in Modern Mongolian Historical Tradition and Innovation pp. 19--29 Campi, Alici: Significance of Mongolia's 100th Anniversary Celebration of Independence from the Manchus pp. 31--35 Chen, Arthur: Conditional Constructions in the Manchu Language:
An Analysis of Prototypes pp. 37--55 Diakova, Olga: Holidays of Jurchen (proto Tungus Manchus) pp. 57--61 Dugarov, Bair S.: The Motif of Feasting and the Cult of Drink in the Buriat “Geseriad”
(Based on an Interpretation of Khormusta's Image) pp. 63--73 Enkhbat, Dashdondog: Socio-Cultural Factors in Naming of Mongolians pp. 75--85 Girfanova, Albina H.: The Udeghe Marriage Rite pp. 87--92 Güleç, Ismail: Celebrating Spring with Poems: Nevruziye pp. 93--106 Higuchi, Koichi: Blessing on the top of Cow Mountain: what Üker-ün aƔula tells us pp. 107--122 Kellner-Heinkele, Barbara: Feasting with the Khivan Khans pp. 123--136 Liu, Ge: Weddings of Uighur Khans and Princesses of Tang Dynasty pp. 137--185 Pop, Rodica: The Offering Feast: description of a Dariganga variant pp. 187--198 Sukhachev, Nikolay L.: Bear as human ancestor in Altaic traditional beliefs pp. 199--207 Walravens, Hartmut: Did Manchus celebrate? pp. 209--219 Wood, Galina: “Two braids are better than one”: An Invitation to a Wedding Feast in Altai pp. 221--225 Wright, David Curtis: Food over symbolism: Sedentary guests at Kitan and Mongol feasts pp. 227--237