Centre for Humanities Innovation

Lecture by Professor Katherine Hayles : ‘Transforming the Meaning of Interpretation: A Challenge to the Humanities’

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The Centre for Humanities Innovation at Durham University is proud to sponsor a lecture by Professor Katherine Hayles. She is currently a Fellow at St Mary’s College, Durham University (January – March 2015). The event will take place on Thursday, 5th March 2015 from 17:00 to 18:30 in room A56, Elvet Riverside, Durham University. For more information, please contact humanities.innovation@durham.ac.uk.

Katherine Hayles is Professor of Literature at Duke University in Durham, NC, USA. Her interdisciplinary work has centered on the relations of literature, science and technology in the 20th and 21st centuries. Her multiple prize-winning book How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics is a founding text for posthuman studies, the first book-length study defining posthumanism, tracing its development from cybernetics, and exploring its cultural and literary significance.

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