Karin Kukkonen

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I am the convenor of the research and education initiative, Literature, Cognition and Emotions (LCE). LCE is an interdisciplinary hub that brings together literary studies, linguistics, psychology and neurosciences in a new conversation about literature.

In 2019, I was awarded the first University of Oslo's Young Researchers Prize.

Academic interests

Narratology; Poetics; Eighteenth-Century Literature; Comics and Graphic Novels; Cognitive Literary Study

Below is a selection of recent publications. For more on my research and publications, see my profiles on Academia.edu, ResearchGate and Google Scholar.

Courses taught

LIT1302  Vestens litteratur 1700-1900

LIT4340A/LIT4340B Litterært tekststudium I: Mimesis

LIT4310A/LIT4310B Litteraturteoretisk studium I: Cognitive Literary Study

LIT2340  Sjangerstudium: The Makings of a Genre: The Eighteenth-Century Novel

LIT2300  Litteraturtheoretisk emne: The Theory and History of Reading

Ongoing research

Reading Habits During the COVID-19 Pandemic (LCE) (pdf)

Earlier Projects

Probability Designs: Literature and Predictive Processing (pdf)

How the Novel Found its Feet: Embodiment in Eighteenth-Century Fiction

A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics: Neoclassicism and the Novel

Tags: Comparative Literature, Narratology, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Comics and Graphic Novels, Cognitive Poetics

Publications

Kukkonen, Karin. (2020). "The Speed of Plot: Narrative Acceleration and Deceleration" Orbis Litterarum 75(2): 73-85. Read the article here.

Kukkonen, Karin. (2020). Probability Designs: Literature and Predictive Processing. Oxford University Press.

Kukkonen, Karin. (2019). 4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet. Oxford University Press.

Kukkonen, Karin (2017). A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics. Neoclassicism and the Novel. Oxford University Press.

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  • Kukkonen, Karin (2020). Probability Designs: Literature and Predictive Processing. Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780190050955.  225 s.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2019). 4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet. Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780190913045.  264 s.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2017). A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics: Neoclassicism and the Novel. Oxford University Press.  ISBN 9780190634766.  263 s.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2013). Contemporary Comics Storytelling. University of Nebraska Press.  ISBN 9780803246379.  248 s.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2013). Studying Comics and Graphic Novels. Wiley-Blackwell.  ISBN 978-1-118-49992-4.  190 s.

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  • Festøy, Elin; Rustad, Hans Kristian Strandstuen & Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Litteraturscena: De nye fortellingene.
  • Fialho, Olivia & Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Reading Workshop Organizers.
  • Guth, Stephan; Pepe, Teresa & Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Book launch "Literary Visions of the Middle East" (compl./comm./ed. by S. Guth).
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Cognition, Good and Bad (Review of Vera Tobin, Elements of Surprise). Cambridge quarterly.  ISSN 0008-199X.  48(2), s 167- 171
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Gebrochene Reihen: Narratologie, Erwartungshorizonte und Stoffgeschichte. Beiträge zur mediävistischen Erzählforschung.  ISSN 2568-9967. . doi: https://doi.org/10.25619/BmE2019234
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Hva er vi eksperter på? Litteraturforskning og tverrfaglighet.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2019). Literary Fiction in Norwegian Lending Libraries in the Eighteenth Century / Skjønnlitteratur i norske bibliotek på 1700-tallet.
  • Kukkonen, Karin & Hustvedt, Siri (2019). Minner om fremtiden: Siri Hustvedt og Karin Kukkonen i samtale.
  • Kukkonen, Karin; Kuzmičová, Anežka; Polvinen, Merja & Ledet Christiansen, Steen (2019). The place of the cognitive in literary studies. Cogent Arts & Humanities.  ISSN 2331-1983. Full text in Research Archive.
  • Kukkonen, Karin; Pullinger, Kate & Hayler, Matthew (2019). Digital Fiction: Samtale mellom Kate Pullinger, Matt Hayler og Karin Kukkonen.
  • Kukkonen, Karin & Vogel, Juliane (2019). Findekuenste in der Literatur: Vom Schatzhaus zum Mash-up..
  • Kukkonen, Karin & Østby, Ylva (2019, 30. desember). Litterær tankevandring -- hvorfor det ikke er galskap å lese bøker. [Tidsskrift].  Kritikeren.
  • Caracciolo, Marco & Kukkonen, Karin (2018). Hitting the Wall? The Rhetorical Approach and the Role of Reader Response (Response to Phelan). Style.  ISSN 0039-4238.  52(1-2), s 45- 50 . doi: 10.1353/sty.2018.0005
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2018). Francois Ozon's "8 femmes" and Predictive Processing.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2018). Kunnskapens Former. Vinduet.  ISSN 0042-6288.  2, s 121- 124
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2018). Review of Sean Silver, The Mind is a Collection.. Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats.  ISSN 0036-9640.  50(2), s 173- 175
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2018). The Cognitive Work of Form.
  • Kukkonen, Karin; Østby, Ylva & Eifring, Halvor Bøyesen (2018). Mind-Wandering, Meditasjon og Litteratur.
  • Malabou, Catherine; Jensen Rathe, Kaja & Kukkonen, Karin (2018). Malabou og den plastiske hjerne (Malabou and the Plastic Brain).
  • Williams, Abigail & Kukkonen, Karin (2018). Books as a Social Medium. A Conversation on Reading.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2017). An Argument from Design: Literature and Predictive Processing.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2017). Handlung / Plot, I: Martin Huber & Wolf Schmid (red.),  Grundthemen der Literaturwissenschaft: Erzählen.  Walter de Gruyter.  ISBN 978-3-11-040118-9.  III.2.2.  s 278 - 298
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2017). Reading Literary Narrative: Event and Experience.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2017). Richardson / Laclos: A Mash-up of the Eighteenth-Century Novel.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2017). The Self-Organising Plot.
  • Kukkonen, Karin; Cave, Terence & Cullhed, Eric (2017). Cognitive Poetics. A Conversation..
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2016). Ambiguous Figures: Adventures in Duck-Rabbitry.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2016). Fictions of the Future.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2016). Probability Designs: Literature and Predictive Processing.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2016). Reading Revolutions.
  • Kukkonen, Karin (2016). The Return of Astrea.
  • Kukkonen, Karin & Østby, Ylva (2016). Literature and Cognition. A Conversation..
  • Schimanski, Johan Henrik; Körber, Lill-Ann; Kukkonen, Karin & Espiñeira, Keina (2016). Are Borders Fictions? A film showing and a conversation. Show summary

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