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IGEL (International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media)

IGEL (International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media) International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media is aimed at the advancement of empirical literary research through international and interdisciplinary cooperation. The principal duties of the Society are to support scientific projects through information and cooperation, to further personal contact in all areas of research supported by the Society, to support students and junior researchers in the field of empirical literary research, to press for the application of empirical results, and to organize international conferences. Position: Treasurer (2018-2020) Coordinatore del progetto: History of Empirical Studies of Literature Organized conferences: 10-13.10.2017 Institut d’études avancées Paris: Empirical Studies on Literariness – An Interdisciplinary Conference (with Paul Sopcak) 9.-12.11.2016 Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio: Empathy in the digital age (with Prof. Gerhard Lauer) Publications: 2016 Sopcak, P., Salgaro, M. & J.B. Herrmann (eds.). Transdisciplinary Approaches to Literature and Empathy, special «Issue of Scientific Study of Literature» (SSOL) 6/1. 2017 (with A. Van der Weel) How reading fiction can improve yourself and your relationship to others, «The conversation» (online journal, 18.12.2017); French translation La littérature, source d’empathie et de cohésion sociale (online journal, 21.12.2017). 2016 Ist Literarizitaet messbar. Annäherungen an eine kontroverse Frage aus der Perspektive der kognitiven und empirischen Literaturwissenschaft in Jörn Brüggemann/Mark-Georg-Dehrmann/Jan Standke (eds.), Literarizität. Herausforderungen für Theoriebildung, empirische Forschung und Vermittlung. Fachdidaktische und literaturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven, Baltmannsweiler, Schneider Verlag, pp. 57-71. 2015 How Literary Can Literariness Be? Methodological Problems in the Study of Foregrounding, «SSOL» (Scientific Study of Literature) 5/2, 229-249.
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Massimo Salgaro

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Massimo Salgaro
Assistant Professor
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Ernst Bloch Letterature tedesca e austriaca
GERMANIC LITERATURE  -  German literature: Individual authors or works
The scientific experiment Letterature tedesca e austriaca
GERMANIC LITERATURE  -  Germanic Science Fiction, Literature and Science
Neuroaesthetics Letterature tedesca e austriaca
GERMANIC LITERATURE  -  Germanic Critical Theory & Poetics
Study of the contemporary Austrian author. Letterature tedesca e austriaca
GERMANIC LITERATURE  -  German literature: Individual authors or works
Analysis of the essays and literary texts by Robert Musil Letterature tedesca e austriaca
GERMANIC LITERATURE  -  German literature: Individual authors or works
Stilometry Letterature tedesca e austriaca
GERMANIC LITERATURE  -  Germanic Critical Theory & Poetics
Title Managers Sponsors Starting date Duration (months)
The concept of "literariness" Massimo Salgaro Jan 1, 2013 90

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