"The Futures of Literature, Science, and Media" A Symposium Honoring Professor N. Katherine Hayles

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

Event Contact

Maschauer, Maria
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Speaker(s): 
Katherine Hayles, Nathan Brown, Mark Hansen, Melody Jue, Alan Liu, Kate Marshall, Colin Milburn, Jessica Pressman, Rita Raley
"The Futures of Literature, Science, and Media," is a symposium in honor of Professor N. Katherine Hayles, hosted by the Program in Literature. This event is part of the FHI Humanities Futures grant.

Morning Session: 9:00am-12:30pm
Moderator: Michael Hardt
Introductory remarks: Michael Hardt, Duke University

9:15-9:50am
Nathan Brown, Concordia University
"From the Posthuman to the Cognitive Nonconscious: Theorizing the Subject of Information with Kate Hayles"

9:50-10:25
Melody Jue, University of California, Santa Barbara
"The Media of Kelp"

Coffee Break

10:40-11:15
Kate Marshall, University of Notre Dame
"Mediating the Nonhuman: A Drone's-Eye View

11:15-11:50
Alan Liu, University of California, Santa Barbara
"What Infrastructure Assumes"

11:50-12:30
General Discussion

Afternoon Session: 1:30-5:00pm
Moderator: Rey Chow, Duke University

1:40-2:15pm
Colin Milburn, University of California, Davis
"All Your Base Are Belong To Us: Video Game and Technogenic Life"

2:15-2:50
Jessica Pressman, San Diego State University
"Electronic Literature, Diet Dr. Pepper, And Doing It All: What I Learned from Kate Hayles"

Coffee Break

3:00-3:35
Rita Raley, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Machines Writing"

3:35-4:10
Mark Hansen, Duke University
"The World According to Kate Hayles"

4:10-4:50
General Discussion

4:50-5:00
Kate Hayles, Duke University: Concluding Remarks

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sponsor
Literature
Event Co-Sponsors
Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI)