N. Katherine Hayles

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Durham , NC
United States
North Carolina US
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United States
US
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1943
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Katherine Hayles is Distinguished Professor of English and media studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interests concern topics related to literature and science in the 20th and 21st century; 20th and 21st century American fiction; electronic textuality, hypertext fiction and theory; science fiction; literary theory; and media theory. With degrees in both chemistry and English literature, Hayles is one of the foremost scholars of the relationship between literature and science in the late twentieth century. She is the author six books, including How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics (1999), which won the Rene Wellek Prize for the Best Book in Literary Theory for 1998-1999; and Writing Machines (2001), which won the Suzanne Langer Award for Outstanding Scholarship. Her most recent book is Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary (2007). The winner of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEH Fellowships, a Rockefeller Residential Fellowship at Bellagio, and a fellowship at the National Humanities Center, Hayles is currently working on study of narrative and database.

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Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
Tech-TOC: Complex Temporalities in Living and Technical Beings Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2015
Making, Critique: A New Paradigm for the Humanities University of Minnesota Press 2013
88 Constellations for Wittgenstein Other In Media Res 2012
Frontiers of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2012
How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis Book (monograph) University of Chicago Press 2012
Interactive Fiction Article or chapter in a book Routledge 2012
Beyond Literary? Forum 2010
How We Read: Close, Hyper, Machine Article in a print journal, Conference paper or presentation ADE Bulletin 2010
RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments Article or chapter in a book 2010
Distributed Cognition at/in Work: Strickland, Lawson Jaramillo, and Ryan's slippingglimpse Article in a print journal Frame: Journal for Literary Studies 2009
Strickland and Lawson Jarmillo's slippingglimpse: Distributed Cognition at/in Work Article or chapter in a book Continuum 2009
Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary Book (monograph) University of Notre Dame Press 2008
Electronic Literature in the 21st Century Conference panel or roundtable 2007
Electronic Literature: What is it? Other Electronic Literature Organization 2007
Hyper and Deep Attention Article in an online journal Modern Language Association (MLA) 2007
Intermediation: The Pursuit of a Vision Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal New Literary History 2007
Is the Future of Electronic Literature the Future of the Literary? Keynote address 2007
The Time of Digital Poetry: From Object to Event Article or chapter in a book The MIT Press 2006
Attacking the Borg of Corporate Knowledge Work: The Achievement of Alan Liu's The Laws of Cool Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts 2005
Metaphoric Networks in Lexia to Perplexia Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2005

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