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.
LCE courses in autumn 2021
May 14, 2021
Are you a student with an interest in the intersection of literature, cognition and emotions? LCE offers courses for both BA and MA students.
LCE Master Stipends in 2021
May 3, 2021
Is your MA thesis about literature and its cognitive and emotional dimensions? Then you can apply for a stipend.
The LCE podcast is a series of conversations on how literature shapes our thoughts and feelings.
- 6. Rolf Reber: Literature and the Artful Mind Mar. 18, 2021 8:00 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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