N. Katherine Hayles

James B. Duke Professor of Literature

External address: 
101 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708-0670
Phone: 
(919) 684-9319

Digital Humanities; Electronic Literature; Literature, Science, and Technology; Science Fiction; Critical Theory

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Rochester 1977
  • M.A., Michigan State University 1970
  • M.S., California Institute of Technology 1969
  • B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology 1966

Hayles, NK. Foreword. December 22, 2015. Full Text

Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era. Ed. NK Hayles and J Pressman. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. (Collection)

Hayles, NK. How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. (Monograph)

Hayles, NK. Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008. (Monograph)

Hayles, NK. My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. (Monograph)

Ine Hayles, NK. Nanoculture: Implications of the new technoscience. January 1, 2004.

Hayles, NK. Writing Machines. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002. (Monograph)

Hayles, NK. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. (Monograph)

Chaos and Order: Complex Dynamics in Literature and Science. Ed. HK Hayles. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. (Collection)

Pages

Hayles, NK. "Beyond Human Scale: Steve Tomasula's "The Book of Portraiture"." Steve Tomasula: The Art and Science of New Media Fiction. Bloomsbury, 2015. (Essay)

Sieburth, SM. "Foreword." November 13, 2014. xvii-. Full Text

Gubler, DJ, Ooi, EE, Vasudevan, S, and Farrar, J. "Preface." August 29, 2014. xv-xvi.

Hayles, K. "The Cognitive Nonconscious and the Larger Landscape." Beyond the Humanities and the Digital. Ed. P Svensson and DT Goldberg. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2014. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Influences of the Digital." Postmodern/Postwar--and After. Ed. D Worden, J Gladstone, and A Hoberek. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2014. (Essay)

Hayles, NK, and Gannon, T. "Virtual, Actual, Ineffable: Architecture and Media in the Age of Computation." Ineffable: Architecture, Computation, and the Inexpressable. Ed. B Horn. Shenzhen, China: Oscar Riera Ojeda, 2013. 58-71. (Essay)

Hayles, NK, and Gannon, T. "Virtual architecture, actual media." The SAGE Handbook of Architectural Theory. January 1, 2012. 484-500. Full Text

Hayles, K, and Montfort, N. "Interactive Fiction." Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature. Ed. J Bray, A Gibbons, and B McHale. New York: Routledge, 2012. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Media, Materiality, and the Human: A Conversation with N. Katherine Hayles." Communication Matters: Materialist Approaches to Media, Mobility, and Networks. Ed. J Packer and SB Crofts Wiley. London and New York: Routledge, 2012. 17-34. (Essay)

Hayles, K. "Annotations." The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick. Ed. P Jackson, J Lethem, and E David. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. (Notes)

Pages

Hayles, NK. "The Cognitive Nonconscious: Enlarging the Mind of the Humanities." Critical Inquiry 42.4 (June 2016): 783-808. Full Text

Hayles, NK. "The Affectual Distinctiveness of Big Books." AMERICAN BOOK REVIEW 37.2 (2016): 15-15.

Hayles, NK. "Quirks of the Quantum: Postmodernism and Contemporary American Literature." NOVEL-A FORUM ON FICTION 48.1 (May 2015): 148-150. Full Text

Hayles, NK. "Brain imaging and the epistemology of vision: Daniel Suarez's daemon and freedom." MFS - Modern Fiction Studies 61.2 (January 1, 2015): 320-334.

Hayles, K. "Speculative Aesthetics and Object Oriented Inquiry (OOI)." Speculations: A Journal of Speculative Realism 5 (2014): 158-179.

Hayles, K, Jagoda, P, and LeMieux, P. "Speculation: Financial Games and Derivative Worlding in a Transmedia Era." Critical Inquiry 40.3 (2014): 220-236.

Hayles, NK. "Stanisław Lem's "Summa Technologiae": Mirror text to "The Cyberiad"." Science-Fiction Studies 40.3 (November 2013): 417-427. Full Text

Pages

Hayles, NK. "Deeper into the Machine: Learning to Speak Digital." Electronic Literature Organization’s 2002 State of the Arts Symposium. Los Angeles: Electronic Literature Organizaton, 2002.

Hayles, NK. "Is It Literature—or Art?." Second Natures (2006): 23-30. (Scholarly Commentary)

Hayles, NK. "Auto-Projection: Fuchs' Evolutionary Tale." (December 1999). (Scholarly Commentary)