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Neurohumanities & Cognitive Literary Studies: The Example of Empathic Reading

Neurohumanities & Cognitive Literary Studies: The Example of Empathic Reading
50 St. Joseph Street, Odette Hall, 3rd Floor
Time: Nov 24th, 2:00 pm End: Nov 24th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Science/Technology, German (FAS), Ethics, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Comparative Literature (FAS), 2000-
Lecture by Pierre Louis Patoine, Sorbonne-Nouvelle University (Paris III)

The Department of German presents

Neurohumanities & Cognitive Literary Studies: The Example of Empathic Reading

Assistant Professor of American literature at Sorbonne-Nouvelle University (Paris III) since 2012, PIERRE-LOUIS PATOINE is the author of a book on the role of the empathic, physiological body in the experience of reading (ENS Editions, 2015). He has published articles on contemporary American literature, biosemiotics and literary neuroaesthetics. He is co-director of the [Science/Literature] research group at Paris III and co-editor of the online journal Epistemocritique. His current research investigates the ethical and aesthetical aspects of altered states of consciousness during literary reading and video gaming.

If you have any accommodation needs, please e-mail german@chass.utoronto.ca five business days prior to the event, and we will do our best to assist you.

This event is free and open to all. For further information, please contact the Department of German at 416-926-232.

 


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