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Congratulations go out to the Cognitive Approaches to Literature discussion group of the Modern Language Association which has now been promoted to division status!
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In order to bolster the interdisciplinary study of cognition beyond the limits of Purdue University, the Center for Cognitive Literary Studies is proud to provide links to the following scholars, programs, and universities, whose goals are similar to our own.
We recommend a look at Norman Holland's new book, "Literature and the Brain," published by the PsyArt Foundation, and available at: http://www.literatureandthebrain.com
Keith Oatley, Kirsten Cadieux, Maja Djikic, and the rest of the group at OnFiction has an excellent blog/online-magazine about the psychology of fiction, located at http://www.onfiction.ca.
U.C. Santa Barbara's Aranye Fradenburg is developing an approach within the English Department there called "Literature and the Mind," and that exciting program can be explored here: http://mind.english.ucsb.edu/
Jonathan Gottschall, the Center for Cognitive Literary Studies' first guest speaker, has a home page at http://www.washjeff.edu/users/jgottschall
Merlin Donald's home page can be reached at http://www.case.edu/artsci/cogs/donald.html
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