Interview with Distinguished Guest Professor N. Katherine Hayles

2018-05-28

Professor N. Katherine Hayles (Duke University) has been appointed Distinguished Guest Professor at the Department of English, Uppsala University 2018-2020.

Her interdisciplinary research has focused on the relation of literature, science, and technology in the 20th and 21st centuries. Hayles’s work has been central to establishing digital literature as an emerging literary practice. She is the author of, among others How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics (1999), a book that has received multiple awards.

Docent Michael Boyden sat down for an interview with N. Katherine Hayles, where she talks about her work within digital humanities and how the literary field has developed in the digital age.

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