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.
Karin Kukkonen in conversation at “Festspillene i Bergen”
May 29, 2020
As part of the annual Bergen Festival, Karin Kukkonen discussed how art can “touch” us in a panel discussion with Peder Kjøs and Hilde Østby.
Students’ experiences with LCE courses spring 2020
May 18, 2020
Read what students in literary studies and psychology say about LCE courses.
Emotions across cultures and languages
- Cultural and cognitive memory
- Literature as a lifeworld technology
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
Karin Kukkonen, Professor, Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages
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.