Duke the Program In Literature

    N. Katherine Hayles
  • N. Katherine Hayles

  • James B. Duke Professor
  • Literature
  • 101 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
  • Campus Box 90670
  • Phone: (919) 684-9319
  • Overview

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

    • Critical Theory
    • American Literature
  • Research Summary

    Digital Humanities; Electronic LIterature; Literature, Science and Technology; Science Fiction; Critial Theory
  • Research Description

    Digital Humanities Electronic Literature Literature, Science and Technology Science Fiction Critical Theroy
  • 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
  • Awards, Honors and Distinctions

      • Elected,
      • American Academy of Arts and Sciences,
      • January 2015
      • Fellowship,
      • Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Durham,
      • January, 2015
      • Lifetime Achievement Award,
      • Society for Literature, Science and the Arts,
      • October, 2013
      • Pilgrim Lifetime Achievement Award,
      • Science Fiction Research Associates,
      • October, 2012
      • GreaterThanGames Humanities Lab Grant,
      • Franklin Humanities Institute,
      • August, 2011
      • Fellow,
      • National Humanities Center,
      • January 2006
      • René Wellek Prize,
      • American Comparative Literature Association,
      • January 2000
      • Fellowships for University Teachers,
      • National Endowment for the Humanities,
      • January 1999
      • Fellowship,
      • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation,
      • January 1991
  • Recent Publications

      • NK Hayles.
      • "RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments."
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      • MIT Press,
      • (2015)
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      • NK Hayles.
      • "Quirks of the Quantum: Postmodernism and Contemporary American Literature."
      • NOVEL-A FORUM ON FICTION
      • 48
      • .1
      • (2015)
      • :
      • 148-150.
      • [web]
      • "Greg Egan'sandContributions to the Millennial Reassessment of Consciousness and the Cognitive Nonconscious."
      • Science Fiction Studies
      • 42
      • .1
      • (2015)
      • :
      • 56-77.
      • [web]
      • NK Hayles.
      • "Brain imaging and the epistemology of vision: Daniel Suarez's daemon and freedom."
      • MFS - Modern Fiction Studies
      • 61
      • .2
      • (2015)
      • :
      • 320-334.
      • NK Hayles.
      • "Beyond Human Scale: Steve Tomasula's "The Book of Portraiture"."
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      • Steve Tomasula: The Art and Science of New Media Fiction.
      • Bloomsbury,
      • (2015)
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  • Postdoctoral Students

    • Tatiana Rapatzikou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
      • 2012 - present
    • Pierre-Louis Patoine
      • September 01, 2011 - spring 2012
      • Thesis: "The Empathic Body"
  • Teaching

    • LIT 390.01
      • SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE
      • Friedl Bdg 225
      • TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
    • ENGLISH 890S.05
      • SPECIAL TOPICS SEMINAR
      • Social Sciences 107
      • W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
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