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N. Katherine Hayles

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Durham , NC
United States
North Carolina US
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United States
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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:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Publisher Year
88 Constellations for Wittgenstein Other In Media Res 2012
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
Beyond Literary? Forum 2010
Chaos Bound: Orderly Disorder in Contemporary Literature and Science Book (monograph) Cornell University Press 1990
Deeper into the Machine: The Future of Electronic Literature Article in an online journal, Article or chapter in a book, Keynote address Electronic Literature Organization, Culture Machine 2002
Distributed Cognition at/in Work: Strickland, Lawson Jaramillo, and Ryan's slippingglimpse Article in a print journal Frame: Journal for Literary Studies 2009
Electronic Literature in the 21st Century Conference panel or roundtable 2007
Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary Book (monograph) University of Notre Dame Press 2008
Electronic Literature: What is it? Other Electronic Literature Organization 2007
Engineering Cyborg Ideology Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr)
Flickering Connectivities in Shelley Jackson's Patchwork Girl: The Importance of Media-Specific Analysis Article in an online journal Postmodern Culture 2000
Frontiers of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2012
How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics Book (monograph) University of Chicago Press 1999
How We Read: Close, Hyper, Machine Article in a print journal, Conference paper or presentation ADE Bulletin 2010
How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis Book (monograph) University of Chicago Press 2012
Hyper and Deep Attention Article in an online journal Modern Language Association (MLA) 2007
Interactive Fiction Article or chapter in a book Routledge 2012
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
Making, Critique: A New Paradigm for the Humanities University of Minnesota Press 2013
Materiality Has Always Been In Play Interview The Iowa Review Web 2002
Metaphoric Networks in Lexia to Perplexia Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2005
My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts Book (monograph) University of Chicago Press 2005
Open-work: Dining at the Interstices Article in an online journal Riding the Meridian 2000
Print Is Flat, Code Is Deep: Rethinking Signification in New Media Article in a print journal, Keynote address Poetics Today 2004
RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments Article or chapter in a book 2010
Strickland and Lawson Jarmillo's slippingglimpse: Distributed Cognition at/in Work Article or chapter in a book Continuum 2009
Tech-TOC: Complex Temporalities in Living and Technical Beings Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2015
Technotexuality: An Interview with N. Katherine Hayles and Anne Burdick Interview The MIT Press 2002
The Time of Digital Poetry: From Object to Event Article or chapter in a book The MIT Press 2006
The Transformation of Narrative and the Materiality of Hypertext Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Narrative 2001
Writing Machines Book (monograph) The MIT Press 2002

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