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
Phone: 
(919) 684-4127

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, N. K. Writing Machines. MIT Press, 2002.

Hayles, H. K., editor. Chaos and Order: Complex Dynamics in Literature and Science. University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Hayles, N. K. Chaos Bound: Orderly Disorder in Contemporary Literature and Science. Cornell University Press, 1990.

Pages

Hayles, Katherine, and Nick Montfort. “Interactive Fiction.” Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature, edited by Joe Bray et al., Routledge, 2012.

Hayles, Katherine. “Annotations.” The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick, edited by Pamela Jackson et al., Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.

Hayles, Katherine. “Mapping Time, Charting Data: The Spatial Aesthetic of Mark Z. Danielewski’s "Only Revolutions".” Essays on Mark Z. Danielewski, edited by Allison Gibbons and Joe Bray, Manchester University Press, 2011, pp. 159–77.

Hayles, Katherine. “Complex Temporalities in Living and Technical Beings (Komplexe Zeitstrukturen lebender und technischer Wesen).” The Technical Condition: Existence and Knowledge in the Technical World (Die Technologische Bedingung: Beiträge Zue Beschreibung Der Technischen Welt), Suhrkamp, 2011, pp. 193–228.

Hayles, N. K. “Navigating the Cognisphere: Meditations on Visualization, Memory, Database, and Narrative.” Euphoria Dystopia, edited by Sara Cook and Sarah Diamond, Banff Centre Press, 2011, pp. 72–83.

Hayles, Katherine. “Cybernetics.” Critical Terms for Media Studies, edited by W. J. T. Mitchell and Mark B. N. Hansen, University of Chicago Press, 2010, pp. 145–56.

Hayles, N. K. “What Does It Mean to be Posthuman.” The New Media and Cybercultures Anthology, edited by P. K. Nayar, 2010, pp. 19–28.

Hayles, N. K. “RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments.” Beyond the Screen: Transformations of Literary Structures, Interfaces and Genres, edited by J. Schaefer and P. Gendolla, Transcript Verlag, 2010, pp. 95–122.

Hayles, N. K. “Traumas of Code.” Digital and Other Virtualities: Renegotiating the Image, edited by A. Bryant and G. Pollock, I.B. Truis, 2010, pp. 23–41.

Hayles, K. “The Materiality of Informatics: Audiotape and Its Cultural Niche.” The Design Culture Reader, edited by Ben Highmore, Routledge, 2008, pp. 317–27.

Pages

Hayles, Katherine, et al. “Speculation: Financial Games and Derivative Worlding in a Transmedia Era.” Critical Inquiry, vol. 40, no. 3, 2014, pp. 220–36.

Hayles, N. K. “Stanisław Lem's "Summa Technologiae": Mirror text to "The Cyberiad".” Science Fiction Studies, vol. 40, no. 3, Nov. 2013, pp. 417–27. Manual, doi:10.5621/sciefictstud.40.3.0417. Full Text

Hayles, N. Katherine. “Combining Close and Distant Reading: Jonathan Safran Foer’sTree of Codesand the Aesthetic of Bookishness.” Pmla, vol. 128, no. 1, Modern Language Association (MLA), Jan. 2013, pp. 226–31. Crossref, doi:10.1632/pmla.2013.128.1.226. Full Text

Hayles, N. K. “Remixed Up (Review of Mark Amerika's "Remix the Book" and Alex Goody's "Technology, Literature and Culture").” Tls  the Times Literary Supplement, no. 5698, June 2012.

Hayles, Katherine. “Tech-TOC: Complex Temporalities in Living and Technical Beings.” Electronic Book Review, 2012.

Hayles, N. Katherine. “The Techno-Human Condition (review).” Technology and Culture, vol. 53, no. 4, Project Muse, 2012, pp. 920–21. Crossref, doi:10.1353/tech.2012.0136. Full Text

Hayles, Katherine. “Material Entanglements: Steven Hall’s "The Raw Shark Texts" as Slipstream Novel.” Science Fiction Studies, vol. 38, no. 1, 2011, pp. 115–33.

Piper, A, and Hayles, NK. "'How We Became Posthuman': Ten Years On (An Interview with N. Katherine Hayles)." Paragraph: a journal of modern critical theory 33.3 (November 2010): 318-330. (Interview) Full Text Open Access Copy

Hayles, Katherine. “How We Read: Close, Hyper, Machine.” Ade Bulletin, vol. 150, 2010, pp. 62–79.

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