Some books. Karina van Dalen-Oskam.
Time and place: Nov. 2, 2020 3:15 PM, ZOOM

How do novels’ textual features shape readers' perceptions of literary value? Professor Karina van Dalen-Oskam will present her innovative research on perceptions of literary quality in this open lecture.

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 3:15 PM4:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

In late February 1793, a report landed on the desk of Daniel Hailes, the British diplomatic representative in Copenhagen, stating that a French privateer had been sighted off the Southern-Norwegian coastal town of Mandal. This was the start of what would become a long-lasting debate between Great Britain on the one hand, and the dual-monarchy of Denmark-Norway on the other. 

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Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 7:00 PM8:00 PM, The House of Literature

We know that literature affects us – but how? Literature, Cognition and Emotions (LCE) hosts a talk with author Gunnhild Øyehaug.