4 days ago

Fall 2020 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers!

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4 days ago

Playing Nature Reviewed in Manchester Game Studies Network

Sam Illingworth reviewed alum Alenda's Chang latest book on ecology in video games. Read more

5 days ago

Announcing the 2020-2021 History and Theory of New Media Season

This year, we are thrilled to share that our theme for the 2020-2021 series is Indigenous Technologies. Read more

5 days ago

Announcing the 2020-2021 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

Image provided by Lawrence Lek. Read more

1 week ago

Mediating Art and Science Co-Edited by Alenda Chang

Media+Environment publishes its latest issue, with three new essays on reconciling art and science. Read more

07 Aug, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual Publishes Digital Creativity as Critical Material Thinking

The article is included in the Gathering: Electronic Literature [Frame]works for the Creative Digital Humanities. Read more

06 Aug, 2020

Review of Playing Nature in Digital Culture and Education

Alum Alenda Chang's book is reviewed in Digital Culture and Education Read more

06 Aug, 2020

Alum John Scott on Inclusion in the Transition to Remote Teaching Read more

06 Aug, 2020

Noura Howell Joins NC State University Read more

05 Aug, 2020

Watch Ken Goldberg in Sim2Real Debates

Ken Goldberg was invited to a workshop to debate with other well-known researchers on the impact of Sim2Real on robotics Read more

10 Sep, 2020 History & Theory

A Conversation with the Sogorea Te' Land Trust

with the Sogorea Te' Land Trust
moderated by Marcelo Garzo Montalvo Read more

15 Sep, 2020 Workshops

BCNM Student Orientation & Hangout

Join us for an online hangout with BCNM faculty and staff to learn more about new media at Cal! Read more

21 Sep, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

Notes on Recent Work of the Past Five Years

with William Pope.L
Artist, Chicago

Presented by the Department of Art Practice Read more

01 Oct, 2020 Workshops

Grad Chat: Advice on Becoming a Professor From Alum Academics

Featuring Alenda Chang, Neha Kumar, and Aaminah Norris
Moderated by Jacob Gaboury, Assistant Professor of Film & Media Read more

08 Oct, 2020 History & Theory

Advancing Hollow Bone Narratives through Media Platform Connectedness

with Ruth Hopkins
Dakota/Lakota Sioux writer Read more

12 Oct, 2020 Commons Conversations

Cultural Heritage & Cultural Consumption

with Gu Jiang
National Center for Industry Research
Nanjing University Read more

26 Oct, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

The Sinofuturist Trilogy: Sinofuturism (1839-2046 AD), Geomancer, and AIDOL

with Lawrence Lek
Artist, Filmmaker and Musician

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the Department of Art Practice. Read more

05 Nov, 2020 History & Theory

World Re-Building: Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures

with Skawennati
Artist & Co-Director of Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace 

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice.

Image credit: Skawennati, "Renewal" 2016 Read more

16 Nov, 2020 Commons Conversations

Blockchain Chicken Farm

with Xiaowei Wang
Technologist, Filmmaker, Artist, and Writer Read more

03 Feb, 2021 History & Theory

Indigenous Cyber-relationality: Discerning the Limits and Potential for Connective Action

with Marisa Duarte
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Co-sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society, the School of Information, and the Center for Race and Gender Studies. Read more