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06 May, 2016 Special Events

The Origins of Japanese Comics, 1905-28

A presentation on the political origins of Japanese comic satire Read more

19 May, 2019

Congratulating our 2019 Graduates

Work by Mathieu Iniesta. Read more

23 Apr, 2019

Alum Andrea Horbinski on the Untold History of Japanese Comics at Baruch College

BCNM alum Andrea Horbinski presented at the Manga Symposium #5 Untold History of Japanese Comics: Prewar & LGBTQ+ Manga. Read more

19 Apr, 2019

Grace Gipson at MSU Comics Forum

Talking Comics and (Dis)ability in the Midwest at the 2019 Michigan State University Comics Forum. Read more

14 Mar, 2019

Announcing the Spring 2019 Conference Grant Recipients

We're  to our extraordinary The Berkeley Center for New Media is thrilled to provide small grants to our graduate students to help them share their innovative research at the premier conferences in their field. Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Conference Grants: Grace Gipson and Malika Imhotep at ‘Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black’ Read more

29 Oct, 2018

Announcing our Fall 2018 Conference Grant Recipients

We’re thrilled to be supporting our graduates as they travel across the globe to share their scholarship. Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Grace Gipson at DragonCon CPAC 2018

Gipson presented on podcasts and Black female narratives at DragonCon Comics and Popular Arts Conference 2018. Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Spotlighting Grace Gipson Read more

10 Sep, 2018

Lyman Dispatch: Grace Gipson on Unleashing Your Inner Superhero Read more

06 Jun, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski Receives Honorable Mention for The Chute Award

We're thrilled to share that alum Andrea Horbinski received an honorable mention for The Chute Award in the inaugural Comics Studies Society Awards.  Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Grace Gipson on Black Comics Chat

Grace Gipson, along with her BlackComicsChat co-hosts, interviewed comic artist Whit Taylor about her life and work.  Read more

20 Feb, 2018

Announcing the Lyman 2018 Fellowship Recipients Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Andrea Horbinski at AHA

Alum Andrea Horbinski presented at the American Historical Association's 132nd Annual Meeting. Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Grace Gipson on Gwendolyn Brooks in Black Perspectives

Grace Gipson penned a biography about Black poet laureate and committed activist Gwendolyn Brooks, celebrating the life and work she left behind. Read more

18 Oct, 2017

Grace Gipson on Afrofuturism and Comic Books in Black Perspectives

Grace Gipson writes about the role of Black Women in the superhero comic book universe in works such as Misty Knight and Moon Girl. Read more

22 May, 2017

Grace Gipson at Black Imagine Oakland

Grace Gipson shared insights on comics and afrofuturism at the Black Imagine Oakland convention. Read more

16 May, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Graduates

We look forward to sharing their future endeavors!

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06 Apr, 2017

Grace Gipson at the National Council of Black Studies Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Conference Grants: Grace Gipson in Melbourne

This past fall, we were pleased to offer several grants to help support our students in sharing their research at the premiere conferences in their field Read more

26 Oct, 2016

Andrea Horbinski Presents at the 2016 EU-Japan Agora Forum in Brussels

Held on October 24th and 25th in the Palais d'Egmont of Brussels, Belgium Read more

30 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Andrea Horbinski and Japanese Manga

Horbinski researched at the Harvard Yenching Library on Japanese Manga Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Grace Gipson and the Popular Culture Summer Workshop

Gipson received a summer research award from the BCNM to support her dissertation research by attending the Popular Culture Summer Research Workshop Read more

07 Apr, 2016

Announcing 2016 Summer Research Awards

We are thrilled by the ambitious and innovative work these students are all completing Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Andrea Horbinski

From a young age, Andrea was drawn to fantasy and science fiction Read more

01 Sep, 2015

Summer Dispatches 2015: Andrea Horbinski Read more

08 Jul, 2015

Summer Award Dispatches: Grace Gipson

06 Apr, 2015

Summer 2015 Research Awards

BCNM is proud to announce the recipients of its Summer 2015 Research Awards! Read more

18 Mar, 2015

BCNM Welcomes Spring 2015 DE & Certificate Students

Applications this semester were phenomenal and we’re thrilled by the unique perspectives each of our new students will bring to the Center Read more

25 Feb, 2015

Andrea Horbinski Read more

08 Apr, 2014

Andrea Horbinski Awarded Koo Fellowship

The Dr. C.F. Koo and Cecilia Koo Chair endowment was established in 2008 at the University of California, Berkeley Read more

Applications are now closed. Applications will next be due February 1, 2020.

The Lyman Fellowship

Applications for Summer 2020 are due March 14, 2020

New Media Research Fellowship

Next deadline – October 1, 2019

Conference Grants

Applications are now closed. Applications will next be due February 1, 2020.

The Lyman Fellowship

Applications for Summer 2020 are due March 14, 2020

New Media Research Fellowship

Next deadline – October 1, 2019

Conference Grants