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N. Katherine Hayles, the James B. Duke Professor of Literature, Duke University (2018)

  • Washington University in St. Louis Graham Chapel (map)

N. Katherine Hayles teaches and writes on the relations of literature, science and technology in the 20th and 21st centuries. Her book How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis was published by the University of Chicago Press in spring 2012. Her other books include How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics, which won the Rene Wellek Prize for the Best Book in Literary Theory for 1998-99, and Writing Machines, which won the Suzanne Langer Award for Outstanding Scholarship. She is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Program in Literature at Duke University, and Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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