What happens when literature moves from paper to the screen? Join us for a one-day book hack to explore the relationship between literature and new digital formats.
Sibylle Baumbach speaks on attention and literature in a lecture entitled “From the Brain Attic to Moral Attention: Literary Attention and the Short Story”.
Attachment may be taken as a synonym for love, liking, affiliation, and has recently been launched as a keyword for the humanities and for literary studies (Felski, 2008, 2015). In psychology, however, attachment is a more complex form of human relationship involving both cognitive and emotional development, and physical survival (Bowlby, 1979).
In a lecture entitled “Emotional engagement with literary stories: Evidence from motion capture recordings and eye movements”, Johanna Kaakinen speaks on the interaction between feelings and understanding in literary reading
September 5th, Winfried Menninghaus speaks on “The Enjoyment of Negative Emotions in Art-Reception”
Siri Hustvedt discusses her latest novel, Memories of the Future, with Karin Kukkonen at Blå.
Siri Hustvedt, renowned author of novels, poems, essays as well as non-fiction, will use her own mother and Jane Austen as starting point for a discussion of the cognitive sciences and the workings of the mind in a lecture entitled “Poetic Logic”.
Vera Tobin, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science, sheds light on the cognitive structure of surprise and how readers deal with narratives that take an unexpected turn.
Guest lecture by Gunther Martens (Ghent University). Open for all.
In this guest lecture, Andrea Lešić-Thomas will talk about the cognitive tropes of memory.