Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences

Digital Humanities: Past Accomplishments, Future Directions

To honor and celebrate the contributions of Professor Hayles to the fields of literature and digital humanities, the Faculty of Languages takes great pleasure in announcing a one-day symposium on Thursday, 17 May 2018, in Humanistiska teatern, Engelska parken. The invited talks and presentations will be followed by a reception.

Symposium in honor of N. Katherine Hayles

N. Katherine Hayles has been appointed Distinguished Guest Professor at Uppsala University for the period of three years (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), the book that has received multiple awards.

You are cordially invited to participate in the symposium.

A full program and registrations details will follow shortly.

For more information contact danuta.fjellestad@engelska.uu.se