N. Katherine Hayles

N. Katherine Hayles

James B. Duke Professor Emerita of Literature

External address: 
101 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708-0670
(919) 684-4127

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


  • 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. "Making a Virtue of Necessity: Pattern and Freedom in Nabokov's "Ada"." Contemporary Literature 23.1 (1982): 32-32. Full Text

Hayles, NK. "The Ambivalent Approach: D. H. Lawrence and the New Physics." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 15.3 (1982): 89-108.

Hayles, NB. "An Imperfect Art: Competing Patterns in More Than Human." Extrapolation 22.1 (April 1981): 13-24. Full Text

Hayles, NK, and Rindskoff, K. "The Shadow of Violence." Journal of Popular Film and Television 8.2 (1981): 2-8.

Hayles, NK, and Rindskoff, K. "Cruising the Shadows." Psychological Perspectives: A Semiannual Journal of Jungian Thought 11 (1980): 227-231.

Hayles, NK. "Sexual Disguise in "Cymbeline"." Modern Language Quarterly 41.3 (1980): 231-247. Full Text

Hayles, NK. "Science Fiction: Contemporary Mythology." Galileo (September 1978): 90-91.

Hayles, NK, Anson, FC, Rathjen, N, and Frisbee, RD. "The Absence of a Detectable Potential‐Dependence of the Transfer Coefficient in the Cr+3/Cr+2 Reaction." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 117 (1970): 477-482.

Hayles, NK. "Schizoid Android: Cybernetics and the Mid-Sixties Novels of Philip K. Dick." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 8: 22-45.