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Publications of N. Katherine Hayles    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Hayles, NK. Unthought: The Power of the Cognitive Nonconscious.  University of Chicago Press, April, 2017 (272 pages pp.).  [abs]
  2. Hayles, NK. Foreword: Why #WomenTechLit?. January, 2017 (ix-xii pp.).
  3. Hayles, NK. Foreword: From causality to correlation.  Palgrave Macmillan UK, January, 2016 (x-xiii pp.). [doi]
  4. Hayles, NK. Foreword. December, 2015 (xxii-xxiv pp.). [doi]
  5. Hayles, NK. FOREWORD. January, 2015 (xxii-xxiv pp.).
  6.  Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era.  edited by Hayles, NK; Pressman, J University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
  7. Hayles, NK. How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis.  University of Chicago Press, 2012.
  8. Hayles, NK. Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary.  University of Notre Dame Press, Spring, 2008. Chapter 5 reprinted in "Futurity and the Limites of Autonomy," edited by James Bono, Tim Dean, and Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, pp. 180-209 (New York: Fordham University Press, 2008).
  9. Hayles, NK. My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts.  University of Chicago Press, 2005.
  10. Ine Hayles, NK. Nanoculture: Implications of the New Technoscience.  edited by Hayles, NK Intellect Books, 2004 (1-257 pp.).  [abs]
  11. Hayles, NK. Writing Machines.  M I T PRESS, 2002.
  12. Hayles, NK. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics.  University of Chicago Press, 1999.
  13.  Chaos and Order: Complex Dynamics in Literature and Science.  edited by Hayles, HK University of Chicago Press, 1991.
  14. Hayles, NK. Chaos Bound: Orderly Disorder in Contemporary Literature and Science.  Cornell University Press, 1990.
  15. Hayles, NK. The Cosmic Web: Scientific Field Models and Literary Strategies in the Twentieth Century.  Cornell University Press, 1984 (1-208 pp.).  [abs]

Special Issues

  1.  Cybernetic ReadingsComparative Literature Studies 41:3 (2004).  [abs]
  2.  Technocriticism and HypernarrativeModern Fiction Studies 43:3 (1997).  [abs]

Articles in a Journal

  1. Hayles, NK. "Subversion of the Human Aura: A Crisis in Representation." American Literature 95.2 (June, 2023): 256-279. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Hayles, NK. "Literary Cybernetics: The Point (of the Spear)." New Literary History 54.2 (March, 2023): 1289-1294. [doi]
  3. Hayles, NK. "APPROXIMATING ALGORITHMS: FROM DISCRIMINATING DATA TO TALKING WITH AN AI." History and Theory 61.4 (December, 2022): 152-165. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Zournazi, M; Hayles, NK. "Creativity and Nonconscious Cognition: A Conversation with Mary Zournazi and N. Katherine Hayles." Critical Studies in Teaching and Learning 10.SI (September, 2022): 164-176. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Katherine Hayles, N. "Microbiomimesis: Bacteria, our cognitive collaborators." Critical Inquiry 47.4 (June, 2021): 777-787. [doi]
  6. Hayles, NK. "Novel corona: Posthuman virus." Critical Inquiry 47.S2 (January, 2021): S68-S72. [doi]
  7. Hayles, NK. "Textual and real-life spaces: expanding theoretical frameworks." Studia Neophilologica 93.2 (January, 2021): 125-135. [doi]  [abs]
  8. Hayles, NK. "Morphing Intelligence: From IQ Measurement to Artificial Brains.." Critical Inquiry 46.3 (March, 2020): 706-707.
  9. Hayles, NK. "Can computers create meanings? A cyber/bio/semiotic perspective." Critical Inquiry 46.1 (September, 2019): 32-55. [doi]
  10. Hayles, NK. "Intermediation: The pursuit of a vision." Methis 18.23 (January, 2019): 180-207. [doi]
  11. Hayles, NK. "Human and machine cultures of reading: A cognitive-assemblage approach." Pmla 133.5 (October, 2018): 1225-1242. [doi]
  12. Hayles, NK. "Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation." Critical Inquiry 44.4 (June, 2018): 801-804.
  13. Hayles, NK. "Maxing Out the Novel." Novel a Forum on Fiction 49.3 (November, 2016): 519-522. [doi]
  14. Katherine Hayles, N. "Cognitive assemblages: Technical agency and human interactions." Critical Inquiry 43.1 (September, 2016): 32-55. [doi]
  15. Hayles, NK. "The cognitive nonconscious: Enlarging the mind of the humanities." Critical Inquiry 42.4 (June, 2016): 783-808. [doi]
  16. Katherine Hayles, N. "The affectual distinctiveness of big books." American Book Review 37.2 (January, 2016): 15. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  17. Hayles, NK. "Brain imaging and the epistemology of vision: Daniel Suarez's daemon and freedom." Mfs: Modern Fiction Studies 61.2 (June, 2015): 320-334. [doi]
  18. Hayles, NK. "The Black Hole of Quantum Theory." Novel a Forum on Fiction 48.1 (May, 2015): 148-150. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  19. N. Katherine Hayles,. "Greg Egan's <em>Quarantine</em> and <em>Teranesia:</em> Contributions to the Millennial Reassessment of Consciousness and the Cognitive Nonconscious." Science Fiction Studies 42.1 (2015): 56-56. [doi]
  20. Hayles, NK. "Schizoid Android: Cybernetics and the Mid-Sixties Novels of Philip K. Dick." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 8 (November, 2014): 22-45.
  21. Hayles, NK. "Cognition Everywhere: The Rise of the Cognitive Nonconscious and the Costs of Consciousness." New Literary History 45.2 (2014): 199-220. [doi]
  22. with Hayles, K; Jagoda, P; LeMieux, P. "Speculation: Financial Games and Derivative Worlding in a Transmedia Era." Critical Inquiry 40.3 (2014): 220-236. [doi]
  23. Hayles, K. "Speculative Aesthetics and Object Oriented Inquiry (OOI)." Speculations: A Journal of Speculative Realism 5 (2014): 158-179. [available here]
  24. Hayles, NK. "Stanisław Lem's "Summa Technologiae": Mirror text to "The Cyberiad"." Science Fiction Studies 40.3 (November, 2013): 417-427. [doi]
  25. Katherine Hayles, N. "Combining close and distant reading: Jonathan Safran Foer's Tree of Codes and the aesthetic of bookishness." Pmla 128.1 (January, 2013): 226-231. [doi]  [abs]
  26. Hayles, NK. "Rewiring Literary Criticism (Review of Mark C. Taylor's "Rewiring the Real: Conversations with William Gaddis, Richard Powers, Mark Danielewski, and Don DeLillo")." Los Angeles Review of Books  (2013).
  27. Hayles, NK. "Review of Braden R. Allenby and Daniel Sarewitz's "The Techno-Human Condition"." Technology and Culture 53.4 (October, 2012): 920-921. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  28. Hayles, NK. "Remixed Up (Review of Mark Amerika's "Remix the Book" and Alex Goody's "Technology, Literature and Culture")." Tls the Times Literary Supplement .5698 (June, 2012): 22.
  29. Hayles, K. "Tech-TOC: Complex Temporalities in Living and Technical Beings." Electronic Book Review  (2012).
  30. Hayles, K. "Material Entanglements: Steven Hall’s "The Raw Shark Texts" as Slipstream Novel." Science-Fiction Studies 38.1 (2011): 115-133.  [abs]
  31. Piper, A; 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. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  32. Hayles, NK. "Electronic Literature: What Is It?." Text@Media  (2010): 18-37.  [abs]
  33. Hayles, K. "How We Read: Close, Hyper, Machine." ADE Bulletin 150 (2010): 62-79.
  34. Hayles, NK. "After Shocks: Posthuman Ambivalence." Postmedieval: a Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies 1.1-2 (2010): 262-271. [doi]
  35. with Hayles, NK; Pulizzi, JJ. "Narrating Consciousness." History of the Human Sciences 21.3 (2010): 131-148.
  36. Hayles, NK. "Waking up to the surveillance society." Surveillance and Society 6.3 (January, 2009): 313-316. [doi]  [abs]
  37. Hayles, K. "RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments." Theory, Culture and Society: Explorations in Critical Social Science 26.2/3 (2009): 1-24.  [author's comments]
  38. Hayles, K. "Sleepwalking into the Surveillance Society." Surveillance and Society 6.3 (2009): 2-9. [available here]
  39. Hayles, K. "RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments." Theory, Culture and Society 26.2/3 (2009): 1-24.
  40. Hayles, NK. "Narrative and Database: Natural Symbionts (Response to Ed Folsom's "Database as Genre, The Epic Transformation of Archives")." Pmla 122.5 (October, 2007): 1603-1608. [Gateway.cgi]
  41. Hayles, NK. "Intermediation: The Pursuit of a Vision." New Literary History 38.1 (January, 2007): 99-125. [doi]
  42. Hayles, NK. "Revealing and Transforming: How Electronic Literature Re-Values Computational Practice." Performance Research 11.4 (December, 2006): 5-16. [doi]
  43. Hayles, NK. "Unfinished Work: From Cyborg to Cognisphere." Theory, Culture and Society 23.7-8 (December, 2006): 159-166. [doi]  [abs]
  44. Hayles, NK. "Traumas of Code." Critical Inquiry 33.1 (September, 2006): 136-157. [doi]
  45. Hayles, NK. "Narrating Bits: Encounters between Humans and Intelligent Machines." Comparative Critical Studies 2.2 (June, 2005): 165-190. [doi]
  46. Hayles, NK. "Attacking the Borg of Corporate Knowledge Work: The Achivement of Alan Liu's "The Laws of Cool"." Criticism 47.2 (March, 2005): 235-239. [doi]
  47. Hayles, NK. "Commentary: The Search for the Human." New Literary History 36.2 (January, 2005): 327-333. [doi]
  48. Hayles, NK. "Visiting Wonderland (A Riposte to Diana Lobb's "The Emperor's New Clothes")." Electronic Book Review  (December, 2004). [feedback]
  49. Hayles, NK; Gessler, N. "The Slipstream of Mixed Reality: Unstable Ontologies and Semiotic Markers in "The Thirteenth Floor," "Dark City," and "Mulholland Drive"." Pmla 119.3 (May, 2004): 482-499. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  50. Hayles, NK. "Print Is Flat, Code Is Deep: The Importance of Media-Specific Analysis." Poetics Today 25.1 (March, 2004): 67-90. [doi]
  51. Hayles, NK. "Refiguring the Posthuman." Comparative Literature Studies 41.3 (January, 2004): 311-316. [doi]
  52. Hayles, NK. "Afterword: The Human in the Posthuman." Cultural Critique 53.1 (December, 2003): 134-137. [doi]
  53. Hayles, NK. "Translating Media: Why We Should Rethink Textuality." The Yale Journal of Criticism 6.3 (January, 2003): 263-290. [doi]
  54. Hayles, NK. "Deeper into the Machine: Learning to Speak Digital." Computers and Composition 19.4 (December, 2002): 371-386. [doi]
  55. Hayles, NK. "Saving the Subject: Remediation in "House of Leaves"." American Literature 74.4 (December, 2002): 779-807. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  56. Hayles, NK. "Prognosticating the Present (Review of "Edging into the Future: Science Fiction and Contemporary Cultural Transformation")." Science Fiction Studies 29 (November, 2002): 500-503. [Gateway.cgi]
  57. Hayles, NK. "The Complexities of Seriation." Pmla 117.1 (January, 2002): 117-121. [doi]  [abs]
  58. Hayles, NK. "Flesh and Metal: Reconfiguring the Mindbody in Virtual Environments." Configurations 10 (2002): 297-320.
  59. Hayles, NK. "Is Utopia Obsolete?." Peace Review 14.2 (2002): 133-140.
  60. Hayles, K. "Review of Stefan Helmreich's "Silicon Second Nature"." Artificial Life 7.4 (October, 2001): 425-428. [doi]
  61. Hayles, NK. "The Materiality of the Medium: Hypertext Narrative in Print and New Media." Narrative 9.1 (January, 2001): 21-39. [Gateway.cgi]
  62. Hayles, NK. "Metaphoric Networks in Lexia to Perplexia." Digital Creativity 12.3 (2001): 133-139.
  63. Hayles, NK. "Metaphoric Networks in "Lexia to Perplexia"." Digital Creativity 31-34.3 (2001): 31-34. [doi]
  64. Hayles, NK. "Desiring Agency: Limiting Metaphors and Enabling Constraints in Dawkins and Deleuze/Guattari." Substance 30 (no. 1 & 2).94-95 (2001): 144-159. [Gateway.cgi]
  65. 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 10.2 (January, 2000). [Gateway.cgi]
  66. Hayles, NK. "Cognition on a Desert Island (Commentary on Edwin Hutchins' "Cognition in the Wild")." Genre 23.3-4 (2000): 331-338.
  67. Hayles, NK. "Adam Ross: Paranoid Utopias." Art/Text 70 (2000): 62-65.
  68. Hayles, NK. "Visualizing the Posthuman." Art Journal 59.3 (2000): 50-54. [doi]  [abs]
  69. Hayles, NK. "Review of Brian Richardson's "Unlikely Stories: Causality and the Nature of Modern Narrative"." South Atlantic Review  (1999): 140-141.
  70. Hayles, NK. "The Illusion of Autonomy and the Fact of Recursivity: Virtual Ecologies, Entertainment, and "Infinite Jest"." New Literary History 30.3 (1999): 675-697. [Gateway.cgi]
  71. Hayles, NK. "Simulating Narratives: What Virtual Creatures Can Teach Us." Critical Inquiry 26.1 (1999): 1-26. [doi]
  72. Hayles, NK. "Hot List: N. Katherine Hayles on Byte Lit." Artforum International 37.2 (1998): 33.
  73. Hayles, NK. "Why Literature and Science?." American Book Review 18.5 (1997). [Gateway.cgi]
  74. Hayles, NK. "Situating Narrative in an Ecology of New Media." Mfs: Modern Fiction Studies 43.3 (1997): 573-576. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  75. Hayles, NK. "Interrogating the Posthuman Body (Review of Anne Balsamo's "Technologies of the Gendered Body: Reading Cyborg Women" and Judith Halberstam and Ira Livingston's "Posthuman Bodies")." Contemporary Literature 38.4 (1997): 755-762. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  76. Hayles, NK. "Corporeal Anxiety in "Dictionary of the Khazars": What Books Talk About in the Late Age of Print When They Talk About Losing Their Bodies." Modern Fiction Studies 43.3 (1997): 800-820. [doi]
  77. Hayles, NK. "The Posthuman Body: Inscription and Incorporation in "Galatea 2.2" and "Snow Crash"." Configurations 5.2 (1997): 241-266.
  78. Hayles, NK. "Walking in Water (Review of Michael Joyce's "Of Two Minds: Hypertext Poetics and Pedagogy")." Scientific American 274.1 (January, 1996): 104-105.
  79. Hayles, NK. "From Transylvania to Transgender (Review of Allucquere Roseanne Stone's "The War Between Desire and Technology at the Close of the Mechanical Age)." Art + Text 52 (1995): 31-32.
  80. Hayles, NK. "Hypertext "Hamlet"." Humanities 16.5 (1995): 23-27.
  81. Hayles, NK; Luhmann, N. "Theory of a Different Order: A Conversation with Niklas Luhmann and Katherine Hayles." Cultural Critique 31 (1995): 7-37.
  82. HAYLES, NK. "Making the Cut: The Interplay of Narrative and System, or What System Theory Can't See." Cultural Critique .30 (1995): 71-100. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  83. HAYLES, NK. "Engineering Cyborg Ideology (Review of Diane Greco's "Cyborg: Engineering the Body Electric")." American Book Review 17.2 (1995): 3. [Gateway.cgi]
  84. HAYLES, NK. "Boundary Work with a Vengeance." Arachne 2.1 (1995): 3-15. [Gateway.cgi]
  85. HAYLES, NK. "Review of Ronald Schleifer, Robert Con Davis, and Nancy Mergler's "Culture and Cognition: The Boundaries of Literary Scientific Inquiry"." Isis 85.4 (December, 1994): 743-744. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  86. Hayles, NK. "The Embodiment of Meaning (Response to Herbert Simon)." Stanford Humanities Review 4 (1994): 62-64.
  87. Hayles, NK. "Boundary Disputes: Homeostasis, Reflexivity, and the Foundations of Cybernetics." Configurations 3 (1994): 441-467.
  88. Hayles, NK. "Particles and Paste (Review of Kathryn Hume's "Calvino's Fictions: Cogito Cosmos")." London Times Higher Education Supplement  (April, 1993): 21.
  89. Hayles, NK. "Chaotics: Culture and Chaos." Louisiana Revy 33.2 (February, 1993): 6-9.
  90. Hayles, NK. "The Materiality of Informatics." Configurations 1 (1993): 147-170.
  91. HAYLES, NK. "Virtual Bodies and Flickering Signifiers." October 66 (1993): 66-92. [Gateway.cgi]
  92. HAYLES, NK. "Trusting the Material (Review of Steve Heims' "The Cybernetics Group")." History of the Human Sciences 5.2 (May, 1992): 150-154. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  93. Hayles, NK. "The Rip Van Winkle Syndrome (Review of Lorelei Cederstrom's "Fine-Tuning the Feminine Psyche: Jungian Patterns in the Novels of Doris Lessing")." Science Fiction Studies 19 (March, 1992): 96-98. [Gateway.cgi]
  94. Hayles, NK. "Gender Encoding in Fluid Mechanics: Masculine Channels and Feminine Flows." Differences 4 (1992): 16-44.
  95. Hayles, NK. "World Without Ground (Review of Francisco Valera, Evan Thompson, and Eleanor Rosch's "The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience")." American Book Review 14.1 (1992): 13-13. [Gateway.cgi]
  96. Hayles, NK. "The Borders of Madness (Response to Jean Baudrillard)." Science Fiction Studies 18 (November, 1991): 321-329. [Gateway.cgi]
  97. Hayles, NK. "Constrained Constructivism: Locating Scientific Inquiry in the Theater of Representation." New Orleans Review 18.1 (1991): 76-85. [Gateway.cgi]
  98. Hayles, NK. "'Who was Saved?': Families, Snitches, and Recuperation in Pynchon's 'Vineland'." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 32.2 (December, 1990): 77-91. [doi]
  99. Hayles, NK. "Postmodern Parataxis: Embodied Texts, Weightless Information." American Literary History 2.3 (January, 1990): 394-421. [doi]
  100. Hayles, NK. "Designs on the body: Norbert Wiener, cybernetics, and the play of metaphor." History of the Human Sciences 3.2 (January, 1990): 211-228. [doi]
  101. Hayles, NK. "Designs on the Body: Cybernetics, Norbert Wiener, and the Play of Metaphor." History of the Human Sciences 3 (1990): 212-228.
  102. Hayles, NK. "Fractured Mandala: The Inescapable Ambiguities of "Gravity's Rainbow" (Review of Steven Weisenberg's "Companion to "Gravity's Rainbow"")." Pynchon Notes  (1989): 24-25.
  103. Hayles, NK. "Chaos as Orderly Disorder: Shifting Ground in Literature and Science." New Literary History 20.2 (1989): 305-322. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  104. Hayles, NK. "Two Voices, One Channel: Equivocation in Michel Serres." Substance 57 (1988): 3-12. [Gateway.cgi]
  105. Hayles, NK. "Text Out of Context: Situating Postmodernism in an Information Society." Discourse 9 (1987): 24-36.
  106. Hayles, NK. "Space for Writing: Stanislaw Lem and the Dialectic 'That Guides My Pen'." Science Fiction Studies 13 (November, 1986): 292-312. [Gateway.cgi]
  107. Hayles, NK. "Anger in Different Voices: Carol Gilligan and "The Mill on the Floss"." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 12.1 (January, 1986): 23-39. [doi]
  108. Hayles, NK. "Women, Literature, and a Small-Town Library." Show-Me Libraries 36 (1985): 15-18.
  109. Hayles, NK; Eiser, M. "Coloring "Gravity's Rainbow"." Pynchon Notes 16 (1985): 3-24.
  110. Hayles, NK. "The Nature of Women (Review of Linda Woodbridge's "Women and the English Renaissance")." Modern Language Quarterly 46.3-4 (1985): 378-380. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  111. Hayles, NK. "Cosmology and the Point of (No) Return in "Gravity's Rainbow"." Markham Review 12 (1983): 73-77.
  112. Hayles, NK. "The Perils of Theory (Review of Robert Nadeau's "Readings from the New Book on Nature: Physics and Metaphysics in the Modern Novel")." Science, Technology and Human Values 8 (1983): 52-54. [Gateway.cgi]
  113. Hayles, NK. "The Ambivalent Approach: D. H. Lawrence and the New Physics." Mosaic: a Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 15.3 (1982): 89-108. [Gateway.cgi]
  114. Hayles, NK. "Making a Virtue of Necessity: Pattern and Freedom in Nabokov's "Ada"." Contemporary Literature 23.1 (1982): 32-51. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  115. Hayles, NK. "An Imperfect Art: Competing Patterns in "More Than Human"." Extrapolation 22.1 (1981): 13-24. [doi]
  116. Hayles, NK; Rindskoff, K. "The Shadow of Violence." Journal of Popular Film and Television 8.2 (1981): 2-8. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  117. Hayles, NK; Rindskoff, K. "Cruising the Shadows." Psychological Perspectives: a Semiannual Journal of Jungian Thought 11 (1980): 227-231.
  118. Hayles, NK. "Sexual Disguise in "Cymbeline"." Modern Language Quarterly 41.3 (1980): 231-247. [doi]
  119. Hayles, NK. "Science Fiction: Contemporary Mythology." Galileo  (September, 1978): 90-91.
  120. Hayles, NK; Anson, FC; Rathjen, N; Frisbee, RD. "The Absence of a Detectable Potential‐Dependence of the Transfer Coefficient in the Cr+3/Cr+2 Reaction." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 117 (1970): 477-482.

Articles in a Collection

  1. Hayles, NK. "Ethics for cognitive assemblages: Who's in charge here?." Palgrave Handbook of Critical Posthumanism. November, 2022, 1195-1223. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Hayles, NK. "Three species challenges: Toward a general ecology of cognitive assemblages." The Ethos of Digital Environments: Technology, Literary Theory and Philosophy. May, 2021, 27-45.
  3. Hargrove, AE. "Preface.." . 2019, xv-xvii. [doi]
  4. Hayles, NK. "The cognitive nonconscious and the new materialisms." The New Politics of Materialism: History, Philosophy, Science. Routledge, January, 2017, 181-199. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Hayles, NK. "RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments." Throughout. M I T PRESS, November, 2015.
  6. Hayles, NK. "Beyond Human Scale: Steve Tomasula's "The Book of Portraiture"." Steve Tomasula: The Art and Science of New Media Fiction. Bloomsbury, 2015.
  7. Hayles, NK. "The Time of Digital Poetry: From Object to Event." New Media Poetics: Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories Ed. Morris, A; Swiss, T. M I T PRESS, November, 2014, 181-210.
  8. Hayles, NK. "Influences of the Digital." Postmodern/Postwar--and After Ed. Worden, D; Gladstone, J; Hoberek, A. University of Iowa Press, 2014, 209-215.
  9. Hayles, K. "The Cognitive Nonconscious and the Larger Landscape." Beyond the Humanities and the Digital Ed. Svensson, P; Goldberg, DT. M I T PRESS, 2014.
  10. Hayles, NK. "Unfinished work: From cyborg to cognisphere." Architectural Theories of the Environment: Posthuman Territory. March, 2013, 37-43.
  11. Johnson, WA. "Bookrolls as media." Comparative Textual Media: Transforming the Humanities in the Postprint Era Ed. Hayles, NK; Pressman, J. January, 2013, 101-124.
  12. Hayles, NK; Gannon, T. "Virtual, Actual, Ineffable: Architecture and Media in the Age of Computation." Ineffable: Architecture, Computation, and the Inexpressable Ed. Horn, B. Oscar Riera Ojeda, 2013, 58-71.
  13. Hayles, NK. "How we think: Transforming power and digital technologies." Understanding Digital Humanities. Palgrave Macmillan UK, February, 2012, 42-66. [doi]
  14. Hayles, NK; Gannon, T. "Virtual architecture, actual media." The SAGE Handbook of Architectural Theory. SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, January, 2012, 484-500. [doi]
  15. Hayles, NK. "Media, Materiality, and the Human: A Conversation with N. Katherine Hayles." Communication Matters: Materialist Approaches to Media, Mobility, and Networks Ed. Packer, J; Crofts Wiley, SB. Routledge, 2012, 17-34.
  16. with Hayles, K; Montfort, N. "Interactive Fiction." Routledge Companion to Experimental Literature Ed. Bray, J; Gibbons, A; McHale, B. Routledge, 2012.
  17. Hayles, NK. "Navigating the Cognisphere: Meditations on Visualization, Memory, Database, and Narrative." Euphoria Dystopia Ed. Cook, S; Diamond, S. Banff Centre Press, 2011, 72-83.
  18. Hayles, K. "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, 193-228.
  19. Hayles, K. "Mapping Time, Charting Data: The Spatial Aesthetic of Mark Z. Danielewski’s "Only Revolutions"." Essays on Mark Z. Danielewski Ed. Gibbons, A; Bray, J. Manchester University Press, 2011, 159-177.
  20. Hayles, K. "Annotations." The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick Ed. Jackson, P; Lethem, J; David, E. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
  21. Hayles, NK. "Traumas of Code." Digital and Other Virtualities: Renegotiating the Image Ed. Bryant, A; Pollock, G. I.B. Truis, 2010, 23-41.
  22. Hayles, NK. "RFID: Human Agency and Meaning in Information-Intensive Environments." Beyond the Screen: Transformations of Literary Structures, Interfaces and Genres Ed. Schaefer, J; Gendolla, P. TRANSCRIPT VERLAG, 2010, 95-122.
  23. Hayles, NK. "What Does It Mean to be Posthuman." The New Media and Cybercultures Anthology Ed. Nayar, PK. 2010, 19-28.
  24. Hayles, K. "Cybernetics." Critical Terms for Media Studies Ed. Mitchell, WJT; Hansen, MBN. University of Chicago Press, 2010, 145-156.
  25. Hayles, NK. "The Future of Literature: Complex Surfaces of Electronic Texts and Print Books." A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy Ed. Bono, JJ; Dean, T; Plonowska Ziarek, E. Fordham University Press, 2008, 180-209.
  26. Hayles, K. "Distributed Cognition at/in Work: Strickland, Lawson Jaramillo, and Ryan’s "slippingglimpse"." Literary Art in Digital Performance Ed. Ricardo, F. Continuum Books, 2008, 38-47.
  27. Hayles, K. "The Materiality of Informatics: Audiotape and Its Cultural Niche." The Design Culture Reader Ed. Highmore, B. Routledge, Fall, 2008, 317-327. "The Materiality of Informatics: Audiotape and Its Cultural Niche," printed in "The Design Culture Reader," edited by Ben Highmore (London and New York: Routledge, 2008), pp. 317-327.
  28. Hayles, NK. "(Un)masking the Agent: Stanislaw Lem's 'The Mask'." The Art and Science of Stanislaw Lem Ed. Swirski, P. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2007, 22-46.
  29. Hayles, NK; Gannon, T. "Mood Swings: The Aesthetics of Ambient Emergence." The Mourning After: Attending the Wake of Postmodernism Ed. Brooks, N; Toth, J. Rodopi Press, 2007, 99-142.
  30. Hayles, NK. "Afterword." Crowds Ed. Schnapp, JT; Tiews, M. Stanford University Press, 2006, 377-378.
  31. Hayles, NK. "Is utopia obsolete? Imploding boundaries in Neal Stephenson's The Diamond Age." World Weavers: Globalization, Science Fiction, and the Cybernetic Revolution. January, 2005, 95-110.
  32. Hayles, NK; Brown, N. "Representation and Technology." Science, Technology, and Society: An Encyclopedia Ed. Restivo, S. Oxford University Press, 2005.
  33. James, R. "The Seductions of Cyberspace." Everyday Theory Ed. McLaughlin, B; Coleman, B. Longman, 2004.
  34. Hayles, NK. "Performative Code and Figurative Language: Neal Stephenson’s Cryptonomicon." The Holodeck in the Garden: Science and Technology in Contemporary American Fiction Ed. Freese, P; Harris, CB. Dalkey Archive Press, 2004, 2-27.
  35. Hayles, NK. "Computing the Human (Fuelle der Combination)." Literaturforschung und Wissenschaftsgeschitchte Ed. Dotzler, BJ; Weigel, S. Fink, 2004.
  36. Hayles, NK. "From Utopia to Mutopia: Recursive Complexity and the Nanospatiality of "The Diamond Age"." World Weavers: Globalization, Science Fiction, and the Cybernetic Revolution Ed. Yuen, WK; Westfahl, G; Chant Kit Sze, A. Hong Kong University Press, 2004.
  37. Hayles, NK. "Performative Code and Figurative Language: Neal Stephenson's "Cryptonomicon"." Science, Technology, and the Humanities in Recent American Fiction Ed. Freese, P; Harris, CB. Verlag, 2004, 279-316.
  38. Hayles, NK. "Bodies of Texts, Bodies of Subjects: Metaphoric Networks in New Media." Memory Bytes: History, Technology, and Digital Culture Ed. Rabinovitz, L; Geil, A. Duke University Press, 2004, 257-282.
  39. Hayles, NK. "Metaphoric Networks in "Lexia to Perplexia"." First Person: New Media as Story, Performance, and Game Ed. Wardrip-Fruin, N; Harrigan, P. M I T PRESS, 2004.
  40. Hayles, NK. "Virtual Bodies and Flickering Signifiers." Visual Culture Reader Ed. Mirzoeff, N. Routledge, 2003, 152-160.
  41. Hayles, NK. "Virtual Bodies and Flickering Signifiers." The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader Ed. Jones, A. Routledge, 2003, 497-506.
  42. Hayles, NK. "Computing the Human (in German) Fuelle der Combination." Turbulente Körper, soziale Maschinen: Feministische Studien zur Technowissenschaftskultur, Ed. Weber, J; Bathr, C. Oplanden, 2003, 99-198.
  43. Hayles, NK. "Computing the Human (in German) Fuelle der Combination." Cyber, Virtual, and Bio Literature, The New Korean Association of English Language and Literature. 2003, 1-25.
  44. Hayles, NK. "Foreword." Prefiguring Cyberspace Ed. Tofts, D. M I T PRESS, 2003, xvii. [doi]
  45. Hayles, NK. "Who Is In Control Here? Meditating on Eduardo Kac's Transgenic Art." The Eighth Day: The Transgenic Art of Eduardo Kac Ed. Britton, S; Collins, D. Institute of Studies in the Arts, Arizona State University, 2003, 79-86.
  46. Hayles, NK. "Supersensual Chaos and Catherine Richards' "Excitable Tissues"." Catherine Richards: Excitable Tissues Ed. Fortin, S. The Ottawa Art Gallery, 2003, 9-24.
  47. Hayles, NK. "Timely Art: Hybridity in New Cinema and Electronic Poetry." Future Cinema: The Cinematic Imaginary After Film Ed. Shaw, J; Weibel, P. M I T PRESS, 2003, 316-321.
  48. Hayles, NK. "Deeper into the Machine: Learning to Speak Digital."  Ed. Rettberg, S. Electronic Literature Organizaton, 2002, 13-38.
  49. Hayles, NK. "Chaos as Orderly Disorder: Shifting Ground in Literature and Science." Twentieth Century Literary Criticism. Gale Publishing Company, 2002.
  50. Hayles, NK. "Virtual Bodies and Flickering Signifiers." Connexions: Art, Reseaux, Media Ed. Burgeaud, A; Magnan, N. École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, 2002, 507-544.  [abs]
  51. Hayles, NK. "Flesh and Metal: Reconfiguring the Mindbody in Virtual Environments." Singularitäten—Allianzen, Interventions 11 Ed. Huber, J. SPRINGER, 2002, 289-304.
  52. Hayles, NK. "Escape and Constraint: Three Fictions Dream of Moving from Energy to Information." From Energy to Information: Representation in Science and Technology, Art, and Literature Ed. Henderson, L; Clarke, B. Stanford University Press, 2002, 235-254.
  53. Hayles, NK. "Flesh and Metal: Reconfiguring the Mindbody in Virtual Environments." Semiotic Flesh Information and the Human Body Ed. Thurtle, P; Mitchell, R. Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington, 2002, 52-68.
  54. Hayles, NK. "Schizoid Android: Cybernetics and the Mid-Sixties Novels of Philip K. Dick." Revista de Communicação e linguagens Ed. Cádima, FR; Rosa, JM. Reglógio D’Άgua Editores, 2001, 107-142.  [abs]
  55. Hayles, NK. "Theory of a Different Order: A Conversation with Niklas Luhmann and Katherine Hayles." Observing Complexity: Systems Theory and Postmodernity Ed. Rasch, W; Wolfe, C. University of Chicago Press, 2000, 111-136.
  56. Hayles, NK. "Making the Cut: The Interplay of Narrative and System, or What System Theory Can't See." Observing Complexity: Systems Theory and Postmodernity Ed. Rasch, W; Wolfe, C. University of Chicago Press, 2000, 137-162.
  57. Hayles, NK. "Enlightened Chaos." Disrupted Patterns: On Chaos and Order in the Enlightenment Ed. Braun, TED; McCarthy, JA. Rodopi, 2000, 1-5.
  58. Hayles, NK. "The Life Cycle of Cyborgs: Writing the Posthuman." Cybersexualities: A Reader on Feminist Theory, Cyborgs and Cyberspace Ed. Wolmark, J. Edinburgh University Press, 1999, 157-173.
  59. Hayles, NK. "Artificial Life and Literary Culture." Cyperspace Textuality: Computer Culture and Literary Theory. Indiana University Press, 1999, 205-223.
  60. Hayles, NK. "From Self-Organization to Emergence: Aesthetic Implications of Shifting Ideas of Organization." Chaos and the Changing Nature of Science and Medicine. American Institute of Physics, 1998, 133-157.
  61. Hayles, NK. "Voices Out of Bodies and Bodies Out of Voices." Sound States: Innovative Poetics and Acoustical Technologies. University of North Carolina Press, 1997, 74-96.
  62. Hayles, NK. "The Condition of Virtuality." Language Machines: Technologies of Literary and Cultural Production Ed. Masten, J; Stallybrass, P; Vickers, N. Routledge, 1997, 183-208.
  63. Hayles, NK. "Virtual Bodies and Flickering Signifiers." Electronic Culture: Technology and Visual Representation Ed. Druckrey, T. Aperture, 1996, 259-278.
  64. Hayles, NK. "Narratives of Artificial Life." Futurenatural: Nature, Science, Culture Ed. Robertson, G; Mash, M; Tickner, L; Bird, J; Curtis, B; Putnam, T. Routledge, 1996, 146-164.
  65. Hayles, NK. "How Cyberspace Signifies: Taking Immortality Literally." Immortal Engines: Life Extension and Immortality in Science Fiction and Fantasy Ed. Slusser, G; Westfahl, G; Rabkin, ES. University of Georgia Press, 1996, 111-124.
  66. Hayles, NK. "Consolidating the Canon." The Science Wars Ed. Ross, A. Duke University Press, 1996, 226-237.
  67. Hayles, NK. "Boundary Disputes: Homeostasis, Reflexivity, and the Foundations of Cybernetics." Virtual Realities and Their Discontents Ed. Markley, R. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
  68. Hayles, NK. "The Life Cycle of Cyborgs: Writing the Posthuman." The Cyborg Handbook Ed. Gray, CH. Routledge, 1995, 321-335.
  69. Hayles, NK. "Searching for Common Ground." Reinventing Nature?: Responses to Postmodern Deconstruction. Island Press, 1995, 45-60.
  70. Hayles, NK. "Embodied Virtuality: Or How to Put Bodies Back into the Picture." Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments Ed. Augaitis, D; MacLeod, D; Moser, MA. M I T PRESS, 1995, 1-28.
  71. Hayles, NK. "Simulated Nature and Natural Simulations: Rethinking the Relation Between the Beholder and the World." Uncommon Ground: Toward the Reinvention of Nature Ed. Cronon, W. Norton, 1995, 409-425.
  72. Hayles, NK. "The Paradoxes of John Cage: Chaos, Time, and Irreversible Art." Permission Granted: Composed in America Ed. Perloff, M; Junkerman, C. University of Chicago Press, 1994, 226-241.
  73. Hayles, NK. "Narratives of Evolution and the Evolution of Narratives." Cooperation and Conflict in General Evolutionary Processes Ed. Casti, JL; Karlqvist, A. John Wiley and Sons, 1994, 113-132.
  74. Hayles, NK. "Deciphering the Rules of Unruly Disciplines: A Modest Proposal for Literature and Science." Literature and Science. Rodopi, 1994, 25-48.
  75. Hayles, NK. "'Who Was Saved?': Families, Snitches, and Recuperation in Pynchon's Vineland." The Vineland Papers: Critical Takes on Pynchon's Novel Ed. Green, G; Greiner, DJ; McCaffery, L. Dalkey Archive Press, 1993.
  76. Hayles, NK. "Constrained Constructivism: Locating Scientific Inquiry in the Theater of Representation." Realism and Representation,:Essays on the Problem of Realism in Relation to Science, Literature, and Culture Ed. Levine, G. University of Wisconsin Press, 1993, 27-43.
  77. Hayles, NK. "The Life Cycle of Cyborgs: Writing and the Posthuman." A Question of Identity: Women, Science, and Literature. Rutgers University Press, 1993, 152-172.
  78. Hayles, NK. "The Seductions of Cyberspace." Rethinking Technologies Ed. Conley, V. University of Minnesota Press, 1993, 173-190.
  79. Hayles, NK. "Space for Writing: Stanislaw Lem and the Dialectic 'That Guides My Pen." Teksty Drugie 3 Ed. Jarzebski, J. 1992, 5-29.
  80. Hayles, NK. "The Materiality of Informatics." Integrative Studies 10. 1992, 121-144.
  81. Hayles, NK. "Turbulence in Literature and Science: Questions of Influence." Science and the American Imagination. University of Kentucky Press, 1992, 229-250.
  82. Hayles, NK. "'A Metaphor of God Knew How Many Parts': The Engine that Drives "The Crying of Lot 49"." "The Crying of Lot 49": A Collection of New Essays. Cambridge University Press, 1991, 197-213.
  83. Hayles, NK. "Self-Reflexive Metaphors in Maxwell's Demon and Shannon's Choice: Finding the Passages." . Northeastern University Press, 1990, 209-238.
  84. Hayles, NK. "Literature and Science." Literature and Criticism: A New Century Guide Ed. Kelsall, M; Coyle, M; Gardside, P; Peck, J. Routledge, 1990, 1068-1081.
  85. Hayles, NK. "Information or Noise? Economy of Explanation in Barthes's "S/Z" and Shannon's Information Theory." One Culture: Essays in Science and Literature Ed. Levine, G. University of Wisconsin Press, 1988, 119-142.
  86. Hayles, NK. "Metaphysics of Metafiction in "The Man in the High Castle"." Philip K. Dick Ed. Greenberg, MH; Olander, JD. Taplinger, 1983, 53-72.
  87. Hayles, NK. "Sexual Disguise in "As You Like It" and "Twelfth Night"." Shakespeare Survey Volume 32: The Middle Comedies. Cambridge University Press, 1979, 63-72.
  88. Hayles, NK. "Androgyny, Ambivalence, and Assimilation in "The Left Hand of Darkness"." Ursula K. Le Guin Ed. Olander, JD. Taplinger, 1979, 97-115.

Papers Published

  1. .,. "Beyond Productivity: Information, Innovation, and Creativity."   (2003).  [abs]

Articles Online

  1. Hayles, NK. "Electronic Literature: What Is It?."   (November, 2014).
  2. Hayles, NK; Jagoda, P; LeMieux, P. "Speculation (Alternate Reality Game)."   (November, 2014).
  3. Hayles, NK. "Electronic Literature Collection."   (2006).
  4. Hayles, NK. "Commentary ('Progressive Dinner Party')."   (2000).


  1. Hayles, NK, Is It Literature—or Art?. Second Natures  (2006): 23-30.  [abs]
  2. Hayles, NK, Auto-Projection: Fuchs' Evolutionary Tale.   (December, 1999).  [abs]

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