How literature shapes thought and feelings
Literature, Cognition and Emotions (LCE) is an interdisciplinary hub that brings together literary studies, linguistics, psychology and neurosciences in a new conversation about literature.
NEW REC I gode og vonde blomar: Gunnhil Øyehaug in conversation with Karin Kukkonen and Ylva Østby
Sep. 18, 2020
15. September 2020 Litteratur på Blå together with LCE hosted a brilliant conversation with Gunnhild Øyehaug. The talk is now available online.
Mats Haraldsen wins UiO Sustainability Prize
Sep. 1, 2020
We congratulate LCE’s former research assistant, Mats Haraldsen, on receiving UiO’s Sustainability Prize for his MA thesis.
- Emotions across cultures and languages - the ways in which literature highlights our feelings across different cultures and languages.
- Cultural and cognitive memory - how literature shapes memories and identities.
- Literature as a lifeworld technology - the role that literary texts and literary reading play in the digital lifeworld.
Our network of associated research groups and centres stretches from Europe to the US and Australia. We work together with groups in empirical approaches to literature, cognitive literary study, memory studies and digital humanities.
LCE is a collaboration between the following departments at the University of Oslo:
- Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages
- Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages
- Department of Psychology
The Faculty of Humanities promotes five research and education initiatives between 2019 and 2023. The goal is to contribute to solutions for the societal challenges of our day.