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. "Escape and Constraint: Three Fictions Dream of Moving from Energy to Information." In From Energy to Information: Representation in Science and Technology, Art, and Literature,edited by L Henderson and B Clarke, 235-254. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Flesh and Metal: Reconfiguring the Mindbody in Virtual Environments." In Singularitäten—Allianzen, Interventions 11,edited by J Huber, 289-304. Vienna & New York: Springer, 2002. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Virtual Bodies and Flickering Signifiers." In Connexions: Art, Reseaux, Media,edited by A Burgeaud and N Magnan, 507-544. Paris: École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, 2002. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Chaos as Orderly Disorder: Shifting Ground in Literature and Science." In Twentieth Century Literary Criticism. New York: Gale Publishing Company, 2002. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Schizoid Android: Cybernetics and the Mid-Sixties Novels of Philip K. Dick." In Revista de Communicação e linguagens,edited by FR Cádima and JM Rosa, 107-142. Reglógio D’Άgua Editores, 2001. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Theory of a Different Order: A Conversation with Niklas Luhmann and Katherine Hayles." In Observing Complexity: Systems Theory and Postmodernity,edited by W Rasch and C Wolfe, 111-136. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Enlightened Chaos." In Disrupted Patterns: On Chaos and Order in the Enlightenment,edited by TED Braun and JA McCarthy, 1-5. Amsterdam, Vienna, Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000.

Hayles, NK. "Making the Cut: The Interplay of Narrative and System, or What System Theory Can't See." In Observing Complexity: Systems Theory and Postmodernity,edited by W Rasch and C Wolfe, 137-162. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "Artificial Life and Literary Culture." In Cyperspace Textuality: Computer Culture and Literary Theory, 205-223. Indiana University Press, 1999. (Essay)

Hayles, NK. "The Life Cycle of Cyborgs: Writing the Posthuman." In Cybersexualities: A Reader on Feminist Theory, Cyborgs and Cyberspace,edited by J Wolmark, 157-173. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999. (Essay)

Pages

Hayles, NK. "The Complexities of Seriation." PMLA 117, no. 1 (January 2002): 117-121. Full Text

Hayles, NK. "Is Utopia Obsolete?." Peace Review 14, no. 2 (2002): 133-140.

Hayles, NK. "Flesh and Metal: Reconfiguring the Mindbody in Virtual Environments." Configurations 10 (2002): 297-320.

Hayles, K. "Review of Stefan Helmreich's "Silicon Second Nature"." Artificial Life 7, no. 4 (October 2001): 425-428. (Review) Full Text

Hayles, NK. "Metaphoric Networks in "Lexia to Perplexia"." Electronic Art and Animation Catalog 31-34 (2001): 31-34. Full Text

Hayles, NK. "The Materiality of the Medium: Hypertext Narrative in Print and New Media." Narrative 9, no. 1 (January 2001): 21-39.

Hayles, NK. "Metaphoric Networks in Lexia to Perplexia." Digital Creativity 12, no. 3 (2001): 133-139.

Hayles, NK. "Desiring Agency: Limiting Metaphors and Enabling Constraints in Dawkins and Deleuze/Guattari." SubStance 30 (no. 1 & 2), no. 94-95 (2001): 144-159.

Hayles, NK. "Visualizing the Posthuman." Art Journal 59, no. 3 (September 2000): 50-54. Full Text

Hayles, NK. "The Invention of Copyright and the Birth of Monsters: Flickering Connectivities in Shelley Jackson's "Patchwork Girl"." Postmodern Culture: An Electronic Journal of Interdisciplinary Criticism 10, no. 2 (January 2000).

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