PROGRAM

Wednesday 28/6

9:00-9:30 Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal, Nora Boneh and Arnon Levy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Introductory remarksSlides
9:30-10:15 Aynat Rubinstein, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Incorporated norms for causation
10:15-11:00 Georgie Statham, Polonsky Academy Fellow, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
Causation and the normativeSlides
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:15 York Hagmayer, University of Göttingen
Thinking about causation – what did cognitive psychological research find?, Slides
12:15-13:00 Orly Shenker, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
“Influence” – a physical accountHandout
13:00-14:30 Lunch at The Maiersdorf Faculty Club (participants only)
14:30-15:15 Boris Kment, Princeton University
Counterfactual reasoning and causal dependenceSlidesHandout
15:15-16:00 Bridget Copley, CNRS
If conditionals are causal, causation is not propositionalSlides
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:15 Edit Doron, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The causative component of locative and psychological verbsHandout
17:15-18:00 Odelia Ahdout, Humboldt University & Ivy Sichel, UCSC/Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Causatives in Hebrew object-experiencer nominalizationsHandout

Thursday 29/6

8:45-9:30 Claudia Maienborn, University of Tübingen
Causation and coercion: towards a unified account of eventive and stative causal modifiersHandout
9:30-10:15 Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal & Nora Boneh, Hebrew University of Jerusaelm
Negation, bi-eventivity and causation, SlidesHandout
10:15-11:00 Isabelle Charnavel, Harvard University
Linguistic perspective in causationSlides
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:15 Christopher Hitchcock, California Institute of Technology
Communicating causal structure, Slides
12:15-13:00 Arnon Levy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
A plea for pragmaticsSlides
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 Malka Rappaport Hovav, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Deconstructing the internal/external causation distinctionHandout
14:45-15:30 Fabienne Martin, University of Stuttgart
Necessary and sufficient conditions in lexical causative verbs
15:30-16:15 Beth Levin, Stanford University
Resultatives and causationHandout
16:15-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:15 William Croft, University of New Mexico
Event causation and force dynamics in argument structure constructions, Slides
19:30 Conference Dinner

Friday 30/6

9:00-9:45

Phillip Wolff, Emory University
Automated methods for identifying causation in verbs and the large-scale structure of the lexiconSlides

9:45-10:30 Jean-Pierre Koenig, Buffalo University
Why do we have the causal predicates we have?Slides
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45

Léa Nash, University of Paris 8/CNRS
Causees are not agentsHandout

11:45-12:30 Artemis Alexiadou, Humboldt University
On special causativesHandout
12:30-13:15

Jurgen Bohnemeyer, Buffalo University
Causality across languages: state of the artSlides

13:15 Lunch

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