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Published Nov. 26, 2021 4:23 PM

All literature students probably ask themselves this question: Why do I read? Why and how does literature affect me? In courses offered by the LCE study programme, we aim to  illuminate reading experiences through cognitive approaches and to provide insights into how literary texts are built to actually affect our thoughts and feelings.

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Published Oct. 15, 2021 8:25 AM

Writing in an academic context is far from obvious. How important is style and how do I judge it? What is my academic voice? Which tools can help me become a better and more productive writer? How do I overcome writer’s block?

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Published Oct. 11, 2021 8:41 AM

The LCE Study Group  is an offer for master students who  want to exchange thoughts, ideas, and literary experiences with fellow students.

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Published Sep. 10, 2021 12:59 PM

The LCE reading group discusses Mihaly Csikszentmihaly's concept of flow and its relation to creativity and literary writing.

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Published Sep. 3, 2021 1:50 PM

Are you interested in cognition and literature, and do you want to study abroad? LCE collaborates with universities from all around the world. Read more about your opportunities for exchange studies. 

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Published Aug. 27, 2021 2:07 PM

The LCE Reading group starts the autumn term with a discussion of Siri Hustvedt's essay "Why One Story and Not Another?".

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Published May 14, 2021 9:46 AM

Are you a student with an interest in the intersection of literature, cognition and emotions? LCE offers courses for both BA and MA students.

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Published Mar. 18, 2021 9:00 AM

How do readers develop “critical feeling”?  Professor Rolf Reber joins the Literature, Cognition and Emotions Podcast to talk about how we understand literary works from a cognitive perspective.