Webpages tagged with «literature»

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Published June 1, 2021 2:13 PM

Artist and activist Jordan Seiler talks us through his text ´Reaffirming Engagement´, which considers the artistic and activist strategies of ´subvertising´ as a means of breathing life back into our streets post-covid-19. In particular, he´ll shed light on how this form of civil disobedience challenges the dominant narratives presented to us in our shared public spaces, and how a civic-media alternative is beneficial to the health and well-being of a city and its inhabitants.

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Published June 1, 2021 2:12 PM

Sarah Prosser and Amy Franceschini (Futurefarmers) discuss their interdisciplinary collaboration for Action Stories, which brings the two together to reflect on the seemingly unrelated fields of geology and social innovation.

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Published Oct. 23, 2020 11:43 AM

Camilla Chams approaches attachment as a synonym for love, liking, affiliation. Attachment has recently been launched as a keyword for the humanities and for literary studies (Felski, 2008, 2015). In psychology, however, attachment is a more complex form of human relationship involving both cognitive and emotional development, and physical survival (Bowlby, 1979).

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Published Oct. 23, 2020 11:43 AM

Olivia Da Costa Fialho in her project develops the phenomenology, preconditions and underlying processes of how literary narrative fiction deepens and changes perceptions of self and others.

We say that literature can change your life. But is this statement supported by scientific evidence?

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Published Oct. 2, 2020 1:22 PM

Karin Kukkonen, Ylva Østby and Bergljot Gjelvik explore the relations between memory, literature and mindfulness. This interdisciplinary research project investigates the phenomenology of personal episodic memory and how this relate to literary fiction and mindfulness meditation.

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Published June 1, 2019 1:36 PM

Recent research on migration and migration literature suggests that we can understand narratives of migration better by focusing on the temporal perspectives connected to integration, detention, trauma, crisis, and imagined futures.

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Published Nov. 8, 2017 6:37 PM

This research group consists of scholars dealing with literature, linguistics, area and cultural studies interested in migration, real and metaphorical borders, and how these phenomena shape the individual and collective identity of the subjects involved.

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Published June 1, 2016 10:19 AM

Book History is an interdisciplinary field of research. We explore the role of the book as a material object, medium of literature and historically changing cultural artefact from theoretical, empirical and historical perspectives.

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