Elaine Auyoung, U Minnesota will give a talk on innovative interdisciplinary approches to fictionality, representation, cognition and theory of mind on March 22.
Literatures, Cultures and Languages, UCHI and the English Department are inviting a brilliant young scholar to speak: Elaine Auyoung, a Harvard Ph.D. now working at U Minnesota. Elaine does groundbreaking work on fiction and cognition. Her affiliations at U Minnesota are with the Center for Cognitive Science and the English Department. Her forthcoming book with Oxford UP is called When Fiction Feels Real: Representational Technique and the Reading Mind. She has also published in numerous other impressive venues. Her CV and link to her profile are included here.
Elaine will give a talk about innovative interdisciplinary approches to fictionality, representation, cognition and theory of mind. The talk will be from 2:00-3:15 pm on Thursday, March 22nd (venue to be determined). We are planning on having a special lunch for graduate students from 11:30-1:00 pm.
For more information please contact:
Jennifer Terni, Ph.D.
Associate Head, Department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages
Associate Professor of French
University of Connecticut
Oak Hall East SSHB Room 207
365 Fairfield Way U-1057
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: (860) 486-3313
Fax: (860) 486-4392