September 5th, Winfried Menninghaus speaks on “The Enjoyment of Negative Emotions in Art-Reception”
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
Sibylle Baumbach speaks on attention and literature in a lecture entitled “From the Brain Attic to Moral Attention: Literary Attention and the Short Story”.
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.
Guest lecture by Noëlle Batt (Paris VIII).
Talk by Raphael Lyne (University of Cambridge, UK). This lecture is connected to the researcher group "Literature, Cognition and Emotions". Everybody is welcome!
Talk by Francisco Yus (University of Alicante, Spain). This lecture is connected to the researcher group "Literature, Cognition and Emotions". Everybody is welcome!
Speaker: Rolf Reber.