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Faculty: N. Katherine Hayles  

N. Katherine Hayles
Title: James B. Duke Professor of Literature and Professor of English
Office Location: 101 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 684-9319
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  • 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

Research Interests:  

Digital Humanities Electronic Literature Literature, Science and Technology Science Fiction Critical Theroy

Recent Publications   (More Publications)


  • NK Hayles. Foreword. December, 2015 (xxii-xxiv pp.). [doi]
Articles in a Journal
  • NK Hayles. "The Affectual Distinctiveness of Big Books." AMERICAN BOOK REVIEW 37.2 (2016): 15-15. [Gateway.cgi]
  • NK Hayles. "Quirks of the Quantum: Postmodernism and Contemporary American Literature." NOVEL-A FORUM ON FICTION 48.1 (May, 2015): 148-150. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  • NK Hayles. "Brain imaging and the epistemology of vision: Daniel Suarez's daemon and freedom." MFS - Modern Fiction Studies 61.2 (January, 2015): 320-334.
Articles in a Collection
  • NK Hayles. "RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments." Throughout MIT Press, November, 2015.

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