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13 Apr, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

Neural Abstractions

with Tom White
Artist and Researcher
Victoria University of Wellington School of Design
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30 Mar, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

The Right to Be Creative and Invisible Russia

with Margarita Kuleva and Natalia Samutina
National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg

and Natalia Samutina
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, the Department of the History of Art and the Arts Research Center Read more

24 Feb, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

In Search for My Robot: Emergent Media, Racialized Gender, and Creativity

with Margaret Rhee
Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo; Visiting Scholar, NYU

Co-sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature Read more

27 Jan, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

Dancing with Robots: Expressivity in Natural and Artificial Systems

with Amy LaViers
Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab

Co-sponsored by the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

04 Nov, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Transience, Replication, and the Paradox of Social Robotics

with Guy Hoffman
Robotics Researcher, Cornell University

Co-sponsored by the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

in 2 days Art, Tech & Culture

Non-Human Art

with Leonel Moura
Artist, Lisbon

Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR), and FLAD — the Luso-American Development Foundation. Read more

23 Sep, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

The Copper in my Cooch and Other Technologies

with Marisa Morán Jahn
Artist, Cambridge, MA and New York, NY

Co-sponsored by the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series and the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Read more

09 Sep, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Robots Are Creatures, Not Things

with Madeline Gannon
Artist / Roboticist, Pittsburgh, PA

Co-sponsored by the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

04 Mar, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

A Conversation with Nnedi Okorafor

with Nnedi Okorafor
Artist, Olympia Fields, IL
In partnership with the Department of Architecture's Studio One,the Department of African American Studies, and the Department of English Read more

14 Aug, 2017 Special Events

Digital Humanities Berkeley Summer Institute

Don't miss out on this annual series of digital humanities discussions and workshops! Read more

19 Apr, 2016 Special Events

telep0es1s: Experiments in Creative Literature

With Rui Torres

World-famous digital artist and professor Read more

17 Oct, 2015 Workshops

2015 Queerness and Games Conference

QGCon is now in its second year of celebrating LGBT identities in gaming. Free to public. Read more

17 Mar, 2014 Special Events

Prospective Student Open House

With a keynote address by Francesco Spagnolo, UC Berkeley Music Lecturer, "Mapping Diasporas: Jews, Material Culture, and the Digital Humanities" Read more

26 Oct, 2013 Special Events

The Queerness and Games Conference

Gear up for another fantastic schedule at the Queerness and Games Conference, hosted here at UC Berkeley Read more

14 Mar, 2013 Special Events

Disembodied: Literature and Transmission in a Digital Age

A day of presentations & panel discussions for Anthropology, Architecture, Area Studies, Comparative Literature, + Theology scholars. Don't miss it! Read more

14 Nov, 2012 Special Events

New Media Graduate Student Presentations

Three DE students (Theater, Performance, Dance Studies; New Media) will present their research this past semester. Read their fascinating presentation abstracts here Read more

14 Nov, 2012

New Media Graduate Student Presentations

Three DE students (Theater, Performance, Dance Studies; New Media) will present their research this past semester. Read their fascinating presentation abstracts here Read more

26 Apr, 2012 History & Theory

Tactical Media

with Rita Raley, Associate Prof. of English, among other distinguished appointments Read more

18 Nov, 2011 History & Theory

Lydia Liu, in conversation with Martin Jay and David Bates on her new book, "The Freudian Robot"

The author of "The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious" talking to Martin Jay (History) and David Bates (Rhetoric) Read more

28 Aug, 2019

Tom McEnaney Promoted to Associate Professor Read more

21 Aug, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg and Queerness in Video Games on Team LFG

Alum Bo Ruberg was a guest on YouTube channel, Team LFG  Read more

11 Jul, 2019

Announcing the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Season of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Read more

25 May, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg on the UCI Podcast

Bo chats about the history of video games through the lens of LGBTQ theory! Read more

23 May, 2019

Bo Ruberg's "What to Do When Toxic Video Gaming Culture Enters the Classroom" Now Online

Bo's incredibly popular Game Developer's Conference lecture is now available for free to view online! Read more

07 May, 2019

Bo Ruberg Commons Conversation Video Now Online Read more

23 Apr, 2019

Commons Conversation Revisited: Bonnie Ruberg Read more

21 Mar, 2019

Bonnie Ruberg at UCLA's Feminist Book Celebration

Alum Bonnie Ruberg was part of a panel discussion at UCLA's Inaugural Feminist Book Celebration on International Women's Day.  Read more

21 Aug, 2018

Tom McEnaney Launches GloUH Colloquium

Join Tom McEnaney on August 28th as he discusses Wireless Commons and Counterpublics: New Digital Infrastructures in Cuba! Read more

30 May, 2018

We're Hiring! - Office Manager & Events Coordinator Wanted!

The Berkeley Center for New Media and Arts Research Center are hiring an Office Manager and Events Coordinator to maintain and develop their programs. Read more

27 May, 2018

After the Private Self with Damon Young Read more

02 May, 2018

Revisited: Medium/Environment Read more

26 Oct, 2017

CFP Games Studies Guest Edited by Alum Bonnie Ruberg & Amanda Philips

Alum Bonnie Ruberg and Amanda Philips are guest editors for a special issue in Game Studies, the international journal of computer game research.   Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Welcome Tom McEnaney

Please welcome our new Executive Committee member Tom McEnaney! McEnaney works at the intersections of the history of media and technology, Argentine, Cuban, and U.S. literature, sound studies, and computational (digital) humanities.  Read more

25 Jul, 2017

Alex Saum-Pascual and aluma Lydia Tuan at ELO 2017

Last week, Assistant Professor Saum-Pascual and BCNM alum Lydia Tuan shared their scholarship with the Electronic Literature Organization conference in Portugal. Read more

24 May, 2017

Tom McEnaney Publishes Acoustic Property

A new book exploring the prehistory of wireless culture from BCNM Alum Tom McEnany Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Conference Grants: Juliana Friend in DC

31 Oct, 2016

Getting a Game Studies PhD: A Guide for Aspiring Video Game Scholars

A guide written by Bonnie Ruberg, a Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar at USC Read more

01 Aug, 2016

Bonnie Ruberg and 'Doing it for free'

Alumna Bonnie Ruberg had her article 'Doing it for free: digital labour and the fantasy of amateur online pornography' published in a special issue  Read more

19 May, 2016

Announcing Our 2016 Undergraduate Certificate Grads

We're so pleased to be able to share their achievements and wish them the best in their future projects! Read more

23 Nov, 2015

Announcing our Newest Cohort of Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate Students

We know these students will contribute to the vibrant interdisciplinary life of the Center Read more

23 Jun, 2015

BCNM at DHSI 2015

The Berkeley Center for New Media was well represented at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2015 in Victoria, Canada this year! Read more

29 Apr, 2015

Announcing our Spring 2015 Graduating Class

We'll miss their energy and their intellectual curiosity around BCNM, but wish them all the best in their new endeavors and look forward to the amazing intellectual, artistic, and technological contributions we know they will produce Read more

17 Mar, 2015

Spring Visit Open House

This was a great opportunity to build community and emphasize the close collaboration that the Berkeley Center for New Media prizes Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Bonnie Ruberg

'My dissertation, “Pixel Whipped: Pain, Pleasure, and Media,” uses the concept of virtual pain to reimagine the role of embodiment in supposedly disembodied media form' Read more

03 Dec, 2014

Welcoming New Undergraduate Certificate Students

Hailing from a range of disciplines, the undergraduates who applied exemplified the interdisciplinary community the Center serves Read more

24 Apr, 2014

Announcing our Spring 2014 Graduating Class

We are proud to announce our latest cohort of graduating BCNM Designated Emphasis and Masters Certificate students Read more

07 Apr, 2014

Playing Race with Bonnie Ruberg

This summer, BCNM DE Bonnie Ruberg will be teaching New Media 150 AC – “Playing Race: Investigating American Racial Identities through Video Games,” which will fulfill the American Cultures requirement Read more

20 May, 2013

New Media 2013 Summer Research Fellowships Awarded to BCNM Designated Emphasis Students

Berkeley Center for New Media is pleased to award fellowships for research on new media scholarship in Summer 2013 to five Designated Emphasis students Read more

27 Feb, 2013

BCNM Student Presentations for the annual BEARS Research Symposium, February 14, 2013

Exciting and innovative new UC Berkeley research projects weree presented at the Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium (BEARS). Read some of our students' research here! Read more

10 Dec, 2012

BCNM New Media Graduate Students Present Their Research

Their presentations spanned a wide range of study including street dance, machine learning and cyber-communication Read more