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09 Oct, 2019 History & Theory

Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

with Francesca Coppa, co-founder Organization for Transformative Works
and Kristina Busse and Karen Hellekson, co-founders Transformative Works & Cultures

Co-sponsored by the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, the School of Information, and the D-Lab, UC Berkeley Libraries, and the Department of Film & Media Read more

05 Dec, 2018 Special Events

Critical Practices 2018 Showcase

See the great projects of Critical Practices at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Winter Showcase! Read more

19 Oct, 2018 Special Events

Hacking Politics: Symposium

Join us to explore how our political system has been — and might be — “hacked” in ways its framers could never have imagined. Read more

18 Oct, 2018 Special Events

Hacking Politics: Civic Data Solidarity Panel

with Burak Arikan, artist, founder of Graph Commons
Sinduja Rangarajan, data reporter, Reveal, The Center for Investigative Reporting
Jin Zhu, artist, member of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Read more

02 May, 2018 Special Events

Critical Making Showcase

Come to the free Critical Making Showcase at Jacobs Hall taking place Wednesday, May 2nd from 2-3:30pm as part of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Spring  Read more

03 May, 2017 Special Events

Spring Critical Making Showcase

Come celebrate the projects of Design Innovation students! Read more

20 Mar, 2017 Special Events

Color of New Media 2017 Open House!

Learn more about the diverse ecology of new media activities happening on campus! Read more

07 Dec, 2016 Special Events

Jacobs 2016 Winter Design Showcase

Jacobs Institute opens its doors to showcase students' final projects! Read more

10 Nov, 2016 Special Events

"Boom California": Launch Party for Special Global Urban Humanities Issue

We're celebrating the latest issue of BOOM California Magazine! Read more

04 May, 2016 Special Events

Critical Making Showcase

Experience this season's NWMEDIA203 Showcase at Jacobs Hall Read more

06 Apr, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

Reality Environments

with Jose Carlos Martinat, artist, and Enrique Mayorga, researcher Read more

05 Apr, 2015 Workshops

Espacio Publico, Contexto Personal

A Masterclass with Jose Carlos Martinat. Open to artists, inventors, and engineers Read more

19 Nov, 2014 Special Events

Human Impacts Bay Area: Innovations for the Climate Breakthrough

Join us for a night of art and conversation around innovative ways to tackle climate change Read more

29 Sep, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

What is Missing?

This not-to-be-missed lecture by renowned American architect, Maya Lin Read more

26 Apr, 2012 Special Events

Swinging and Flowing: Inclusion and Diversity in the Age of Data

A symposium pondering the emerging hierarchies of an increasingly "data-driven" world," hosted right here at UC Berkeley Read more

24 Jan, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Rhinoceros Beetles, Kissable Frogs and other Close Encounters with Biodiverse and the Tasty Future

An Arts, Technology, and Culture Colloquium lecture by Natalie Jeremijenko Read more

5 days ago

Alum Bo Ruberg Leads Inclusive Streaming Initiative at UCI

We're thrilled to see our alum Bo Ruberg leading the fantastic new Inclusive Streaming Initiative! Read more

08 Aug, 2019

Alumni Amy Koehler-Catterson and Jenni Higgs Publish on The Multiple Meanings of Scale

The article, co-authored with Richard Paquin Morel and Cynthia Coburn, was published in Educational Researcher. Read more

13 Jul, 2019

Alum Tiffany Ng Reviews The Noisy Renaissance

The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life by Niall Atkinson discusses the history of tower bells. Read more

01 Jul, 2019

Announcing the New Berkeley Center for New Media Director

Photo credit: John Lawson​ Read more

21 Jun, 2019

Alum Tiffany Ng Interviewed in Sounds from the Spires

Listen to this podcast on how Tiffany uses her career to lift up diverse composers. Read more

18 Jun, 2019

BCNM at SIGGRAPH 2019

Jacob Gaboury and alum Bo Ruberg will speak at the Diversity and Inclusion Summit. Read more

16 Jun, 2019

Arianna Ninh on Alterwear

Arianna Ninh received a BCNM Undergraduate Research Fellowship to work on Alterwear under the mentorship of Molly Nicholas. Read more

23 May, 2019

Tiffany Ng's Diversity Efforts Featured on UMich Scholar Story 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

19 May, 2019

Alum Jenni Higgs Publishes Learning as Movement in Social Design-Based Experiments

The article, written with Kris Gutiérrez, José Lizárraga, and Eduardo Rivero, was published in Human Development 2019, volume 62! 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

21 Mar, 2019

Claudia von Vacano in Daily Cal

Claudia von Vacano moderated a panel around issues of diversity on campus. Read more

25 Feb, 2019

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at Game Developer's Conference

BCNM Alum Bonnie Ruberg will present at the 2019 Game Developers' Conference Read more

23 Feb, 2019

Ken Goldberg in MIT Sloan Webinar on AI

Ken Goldberg joins Ally MacDonald to discuss how AI and humans can work together. Read more

31 Jan, 2019

Hacking Politics Revisited Read more

25 Jan, 2019

Special Issue: Queerness & Video Games Co-Edited by Alum Bonnie Ruberg

Bonnie Ruberg collaborates with Amanda Phillips on a special issue titled Not Gay as in Happy: Queer Resistance and Video Games.  Read more

28 Nov, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger and Dan Scholler on Challenges of Data Research

Stuart Geiger and Don Sholler are doing extensive research on the challenges of conducting data research in teams and groups. Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Ken Goldberg in Forbes on The Workforce

Forbes magazine featured Ken Goldberg and his work and study regarding the dependence of AI on human workers, and vice versa. Read more

08 Nov, 2018

Alumni Bonnie Ruberg & Chris Goetz at QGCon

The annual Queerness and Games Conference began in 2013 at the hands of BCNM Alumni Bonnie Ruberg and Chris Goetz. It continues to flourish and to create safe spaces, this year in Montréal. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg on Queer Indie Video Games in American Quarterly

Volume 70 of American Quarterly features pieces on the Digital Humanities, one work of which is written by BCNM alum Bonnie Ruberg. Read more

29 Oct, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg Published on Straight-Washing in TWC

Alum Bonnie Ruberg published article on straight-washing in the Journal of Transformative Works and Cultures. Read more

04 Oct, 2018

Now Hiring: Assistant Professor in Geospatial Representation, Design, and Critical Cartography

Recruitment opens September 24th, 2018 and runs through November 5th, 2018. Read more

01 Oct, 2018

Ken Goldberg and AI Study by Tata Communications in the Press

Study from consulting firm Tata Communications on AI, co-authored by Ken Goldberg, covered in the press. Read more

30 Jul, 2018

Grace Gipson Presents at UNC's 2018 MURAP Conference

The 2018 Conference for UNC Chapel Hill's Moore Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program focused on Afrofuturism and Indigenous Futurities. Read more

15 Jul, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg Publishes on Sex Workers in Video Games

Feminist Media Studies published Bonnie's article "Representing sex workers in video games: feminisms, fantasies of exceptionalism, and the value of erotic labor" Read more

06 Jul, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at Manifesta 12 Read more

05 Jul, 2018

BCNM at DIS 2018 Read more

28 May, 2018

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Marissa Ahmed on Music, Improvisation, Ethnography

Marissa Ahmed was a recipient of this year's BCNM research fellowship, assisting Ritwik Banerji on his research about human sociality and algorithmic ethnography. Read more

27 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg Published in The Wall Street Journal on The Robot-Human Alliance

Ken Goldberg contributed a commentary piece on human-machine collaboration to The Wall Street Journal.  Read more

18 May, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg Published in Bodies of Information

Bodies of Information is a collection of feminist contributions to digital humanities, and one of the published authors to be featured in the book is alum Bonnie Ruberg. Read more

13 Mar, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger at UH Open Sciences Symposium

Alum Stuart Geiger delivered the keynote lecture at the UH Open Sciences Symposium. Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Bonnie Ruberg Receives Inclusiveness Excellence Spirit Award at UCI

BCNM Alum Bonnie Ruberg received the Inclusive Excellence Spirit Award at UCI for work diversifying esports. Read more

23 Jan, 2018

Alum Ng Bringing Diversity to the Carillon at Michigan

Alum Tiffany Ng featured in "The invisible musician: carillonists at Michigan," by Sam Lu in The Michigan Daily.  Read more

14 Sep, 2017

Jen Schradie on Media Coverage of the Berkeley Protests

BCNM alumna Jen Schradie critiques how the press sensationalized protests in Berkeley. Read more

28 Jul, 2017

Ken Goldberg at the Applied Innovation Exchange

Ken Goldberg led a conversation on a benign robot future in which robots work together with humans at "What's Now: San Francisco" at the Applied Innovation Exchange. Read more

28 Jun, 2017

Chancellor Christ Visits CITRIS Invention Lab! 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

23 Jan, 2017

Cinemagillah at the National Museum of Jewish History

A participatory art project by BCNM prof. Ken Goldberg and his wife, filmmaker Tiffany Shlain Read more

28 Nov, 2016

Critical Practices as Cultural Critique

17 Nov, 2016

Announcing the Fall 2016 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

We are very excited to welcome our newest cohort of Ph.D Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate students Read more

14 Nov, 2016

Revisited: Technology, Space and Reason

Miyoko Conley recaps Bernard Stiegler's exciting Symposium held in October. Read more

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

10 Oct, 2016

Revisited: Women in Tech

27 Sep, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux's "Local Code" at Canadian Centre for Architecture

A part of the "Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention" exhibit Read more

12 Sep, 2016

Upcoming Women in Technology Symposium

Gender diversity among leadership teams and the broader workforce offers demonstrated advantages for innovative thinking, job satisfaction, and corporate bottom lines Read more

11 Jul, 2016

Greetings from the New Director

We are delighted to welcome Nicholas de Monchaux to his new role as Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media Read more

21 Jun, 2016

Lark Buckingham and Everything After

Lark Buckingham’s art centers around the forces that shape human identities, particularly those of the queer community Read more

17 May, 2016

Motherhood and Raspberry Pi: Challenges for Mothers in Technology

The lack of gender diversity in technology fields has become a hot topic of late, for good reason Read more

04 May, 2016

BCNM Explores: NASA Ames

BCNM Explores, a series of site tours to investigate collaborations across disciplines Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Alex Saum-Pascual

Raised in an Anglo-Spanish household in Madrid, Alex has always been fascinated by language Read more

04 Nov, 2015

Meet John Scott

Scott explores online learning environments to increase geographic and cultural connections and build diverse communities Read more

13 May, 2015

Wikimedia Funds Wikipedia Buddy Group

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

30 Sep, 2014

ATC Revisited: Maya Lin

We highlight this fascinating lecture by the esteemed Maya Lin on her architecture and process Read more

01 Aug, 2014

Meet Sarah Stierch

This month, hear how BCNM Susan B. Miller Fellow Sarah Stierch supports open source information through diversifying Wikipedia and digitizing small museums’ archives

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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

10 Oct, 2012

International Day of the Girl and the Ongoing Need for More Girls in STEM Fields

CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative Director, Camille Crittenden wrote for the Huffington Post on Tuesday to advocate for continued efforts to bring girls into STEM fields Read more

07 May, 2012

Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art, and Innovation at Chicago's Field Museum

Professor and BCNM Executive Committee member Paz Gutierrez will be exhibiting one of her digitally fabricated walls made of agricultural infill at the Field Museum Read more

01 Sep, 2011

Position Open: Assistant Professor, New Media, Tenure Track

Applications must be postmarked by Oct. 14, 2011. Read more

25 Jul, 2011

Opinion Space 3.0

"Opinion Space" is a social media technology designed to help communities generate and exchange ideas about important issues and policies. Read more

15 Jun, 2011

The Digital Production Gap: The Digital Divide and Web 2.0 Collide

Camille Crittenden Talks Diversity

Hack the Bells Guide

Hack the Bells Guide