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.
Two Prizes awarded to LCE members
July 2, 2019
The University of Oslo has awarded the UiO's Young Researchers Award to Karin Kukkonen, and Francisco Pons has received the Lev Vygotsky prize from the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).
Three guest-lectures this fall
June 25, 2019
LCE will host guest-lecturers Winfried Menninghaus, Johanna K. Kaakinen and Sibylle Baumbach in a series of lectures this fall.
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.