Discover LCE's outreach activities in the media, and watch recordings of our public talks and events.
Talks and events
Å tro på en fortelling: Litteratur, lover og sannsynlighet
3 December 2020, University of Oslo Library
Karin Kukkonen invited Malcom Langford, Professor of Public Law, to a literary conversation about reading, predictions and the relationship between laws in literature and laws in the real world (in Norwegian).
22 September 2020, Litteraturhuset in Oslo, Forskningsdagene 2020
In this public talk at Forskningsdagene, LCE members Ylva Østby, Karin Kukkonen and Halvor Eifring talked to neuroscientist Svend Davanger about how our brains find calm and relaxation through mediation, mind wandering and literary reading (in Norwegian).
I gode og vonde blomar: Gunnhild Øyehaug
15 September 2020, Litteratur på Blå
Author Gunnhild Øyehaug (Kolon Forlag) joined LCE members Karin Kukkonen and Ylva Østby in a conversation about the fantastic and the everyday in literary texts. The event was organised in collaboration with Litteratur på Blå (external link).
Watch the video recording on Facebook (in Norwegian). The talk starts at 12 min. 50 sec.
Hva leste vi mens alt var nedstengt?
Morgenbladet, 7 June 2020
Reading autofiction can challenge and change what feels true
ILOS Research News, 3 June 2021
Alexandra Effe talked about her research project on autofiction and how the genre can change readers' perceptions of themselves and their own lives. The interview was conducted by Mari Lilleslåtten at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages (ILOS), University of Oslo. Read the interview here.
Les en bok og bli en annen
Klassekampen, 24 April 2021
Reading fiction can change your life
ILOS Research News, 7 April 2021
Olivia Fialho talked about her research project "Transformative Reading" in an interview conducted by Mari Lilleslåtten at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages (ILOS), University of Oslo. Read the interview here.
– Litteratur gir støtte og trøst
Magasinet Psykisk Helse, 17 March 2021
Litterær tankevandring – hvorfor det ikke er galskap å lese bøker
Tidsskriften Kritiker #53-54, 30 December 2019
Members of the LCE group discuss how literature shapes our thoughts and feelings in the Literature, Cognition and Emotions Podcast.
LCE Annual Lecture
The LCE Annual Lecture invites guest authors, literary researchers and thinkers to hold an open talk at the University of Oslo.