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15. Useful Fictions? A Cognitive Perspective on the Utility of Emotions, Imagination, and Long Novels

Monday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 606, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Lisa Zunshine, Univ. of Kentucky

1. "Falling in Love Unnoticed: Emotional Structures and Literary Analysis," Patrick Colm Hogan, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

2. "Cognition, Dreaming, and the Literary Imagination," Alan Richardson, Boston Coll.

3. "Do We Want to Use Cognitive Science to Make a Case for Teaching Literature?" Lisa Zunshine

For abstracts and background materials, write to lisa.zunshine@gmail.com.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • The Profession – General

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