• Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Art, Technology, and Activism drew Maya Lin, Rirkrit Tiravanija, John Perry Barlow, Rick Lowe, Cheryl Haines and more great speakers to campus. Check back soon for the 2015-2016 line up!
  • Tarek Atoui Concert Tarek Atoui Concert Tarek Atoui performed at Meyer Sound Laboratories on March 20 in a collaboration between the BCNM, Meyer Sound, and the BAM/PFA MATRIX program.
  • History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series From the structure of the internet to intermedia dance, cold war multimedia to sound systems, digital humanities to gaming, the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series had a successful 2014-15 season!
  • Peter Lyman Fellowship Peter Lyman Fellowship The 2015 Peter Lyman Fellowship was awarded to Kyle Booten for his research on online quotation culture and digital literacy.
  • Natural Frequencies Natural Frequencies The 21st century met tech when musicians and artists turned the campanile into a seismograph for its centennial!
  • Award Winning Faculty Award Winning Faculty BCNM's Gail de Kosnik received a prestigious Hellman Grant for her project on Fan Data, a digital humanities tool that will enable scholars to scrape quantitative data that determines the precise volume or timeline of participation.
  • Designated Emphasis and Masters Certificate Designated Emphasis and Masters Certificate UC Berkeley graduate students can receive a Designated Emphasis or Masters Certificate in New Media.


Upcoming Events


Digital Humanities Summer Institute

17 August 2015 to 21 August 2015

Digital Humanities at Berkeley will be running a summer institute of intensive workshops led by UC Berkeley DH experts over...

Welcome Back! BCNM's Fall Open House

03 September 2015, 15:00 to 17:00
340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

Celebrate the start of the semester with the Berkeley Center for New Media's annual Open House! We'll be serving refreshments...

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