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.
Podcast: Cultural Memory in Balkan Literature
Feb. 18, 2021
Associate Professor Stijn Vervaet talks about the role of literature in relation to cultural memory in the fourth episode of the Literature, Cognition and Emotions Podcast.
Podcast: Kama Muta or The Feeling of Being Moved
Feb. 4, 2021
Listen to Professor Beate Seibt talk about the feeling of ‘being moved’ and its relation to literature in the third episode of the Literature, Cognition and Emotions Podcast.
Time: 10 March, 12:15 PM
The LCE podcast is a series of conversations on how literature shapes our thoughts and feelings.
- 4. Stijn Vervaet: Cultural Memory in Balkan Literature Feb. 18, 2021 6:00 AM
- 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.
LCE collaborates internally 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
Our external network of associated research groups and centres stretches from Europe to the US and Australia.
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