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17 Oct, 2022 History & Theory

A Minor Cybernetic Hypothesis

Kelli Moore
Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University

Co-sponsored by Media Studies and the Department of Rhetoric  Read more

07 Sep, 2022 Special Events

BCNM Fall 2022 Open House

Join the Berkeley Center for New Media for our annual open house! Read more

09 Nov, 2021 Special Events

Grad Chat: Advice on the Academic Job Market from Berkeley Alums

Featuring Margaret Rhee, Reginold Royston,and Ryan Shaw. Moderated by Clancy Wilmott.
Presented as a part of BCNM’s Grad Chats, a series focused on navigating the academic job market and career development with UC Berkeley grads. Read more

31 Aug, 2021 Special Events

BCNM Fall 2021 Open House

Curious about BCNM? Join us this fall for an *online* open house with current faculty and students.  Read more

21 Nov, 2013 Special Events

Critical Time: Claudia La Rocco in Conversation with Shannon Jackson

Presented by The Arts Research Center Read more

31 Jan, 2013 History & Theory

Media Materialities

An HTNM lecture by Stefan Andriopoulos, Germanic Languages Chair at Coumbia University Read more

17 Aug, 2022

Justin Berner Appointed Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Justin Berner joins NYU Shanghai as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. Read more

23 Jun, 2022

Fall 2021-Spring 2022 BCNM Events in Review

Check out our roundup of the last year of BCNM events, featuring event details, video recordings, and transcripts! Read more

17 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Graduates

Art by Edgar Fabián Frías Read more

13 Apr, 2022

Jenna Burrell on the Datafied State

Jenna Burrell shares a new Data & Society research agenda in the earliest stages of discussion and planning.  Read more

09 Nov, 2021

Morgan Ames Joins BCNM Executive Committee Read more

27 Oct, 2021

Hannah Zeavin on New Books Network

Hannah Zeavin was interviewed by J.J. Mull about her book The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy (MIT Press, 2021). Read more

27 Sep, 2021

Jenna Burrell Joins BCNM Executive Committee

We extend a warm welcome to Professor Jenna Burrell, who has joined BCNM's executive committee. Read more

30 Aug, 2021

Hannah Zeavin in Conversation with Grace Lavery at The Strand Read more

23 Aug, 2021

Dan O'Neill Joins BCNM Executive Committee

We extend a warm welcome to Associate Professor Dan O'Neill, who will be joinging BCNM's Executive Committee. Read more

29 Jul, 2021

Nicholaus Gutierrez Joins Wellesley

Congratulations to Nicholaus Gutierrez who will be teaching cinema and media studies this year at Wellesley. Read more

21 May, 2021

Congratulating our 2021 Graduates

These students have been pivotal to the new media landscape at Cal, and we are excited to see the incredible future work they undertake in their respective fields. 

Artwork by Tina Piracci Read more

18 Apr, 2021

Hannah Zeavin Joins BCNM

Hannah Zeavin, a lecturer in the English and History departments, has joined the BCNM Executive Committee.  Read more

24 Jan, 2021

Tom McEnaney Awarded Mellon New Directions Fellowship Read more

04 Aug, 2020

BCNM at ELO 2020 Read more

27 Apr, 2020

The Berkeley Center for New Media to Join the College of Engineering

The Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) is thrilled to share that the College of Engineering (COE) will become our new administrative home on July 1, 2020.  Read more

17 Mar, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual Joins ELO’s Board of Directors Read more

23 Sep, 2019

Open House Fall 2019 Revisited

This year's Open House was lead by new BCNM Director Abigail De Kosnik! Read more

29 Aug, 2019

Keith Feldman on Racism and Refugees

Keith Feldman published a striking op-ed on racism and refugees in the Daily Cal. Read more

24 Jun, 2019

BCNM around the Web July 2019

Ken Goldberg at BrainBar, on home robots and the relationship between robots and retirement. Nicholas de Monchaux on the moon suit at the Santa Fe Institute. Alum Bo Ruberg's Video Games Have Always Been Queer in Real Life. Alum Jane McGonigal on the gamification of the warehouse. Alum Trevor Paglen on Our Privacy Mess and at Art Basel. Alum Jen Schradie at the Microworks Platform Conference. Read more

22 Jun, 2019

Welcoming Keith Feldman to BCNM's Executive Committee Read more

04 Feb, 2019

Now Accepting Applications for our 2019-2020 Faculty Seed Grants Read more

11 Jan, 2019

Online Hate Index in the News

Claudia Von Vacano and Brittan Heller's research on hate speech identifying AI was recently covered in the California Magazine. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at Legacies of Gaming and Technology

Bonnie Ruberg attended the 2018-19 digital humanities symposium, "My Mother Was a Computer: Legacies of Gender and Technology," as a panelist. Read more

15 Aug, 2018

Claudia von Vacano on AI that Recognizes Hate Speech

Cronkite News highlights the work by the D-Lab on the Online Hate Index.  Read more

26 Jun, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual at the DH Summer Lecture Series

This year, DH at Berkeley hosts a weekly DH Summer Lecture series, highlighting the distinguished work of faculty and scholars engaged in the digital humanities at UC Berkeley. Read more

23 May, 2018

Welcome Claudia Von Vacano

We are thrilled to welcome to our Executive Committee, Executive Director of Digital Humanities at Berkeley and the D-Lab, Claudia Von Vacano. Read more

03 May, 2018

Electronic Literature in Spanish & Digital Poetry Reading by Alex Saum Pascual at Bergen

On May 2nd, Alexandra Saum-Pascal visited UiB from UC Berkeley to present on electronic literature in Spanish. Read more

25 Jan, 2018

BCNM Now Accepting Applications for 2018-2019 Faculty Seed Grants 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

26 Sep, 2017

Fall 2017 Applications Now Open Undergraduate Certificate Program

Undergraduated are now invited to apply for Fall 2017 admission into the BCNM undergrad program.
Applications due November 1. Read more

01 Sep, 2017

Camille Crittenden on Women in Tech on Medium

The CITRIS Deputy Director addresses the growing prominence of the gender gap in tech Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Koci Hernandez Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

Richard Koci Hernandez adds yet another distinguished title to his name: Associate Professor of the Graduate School of Journalism, with tenure! Read more

21 Jun, 2017

Camille Crittenden on Celebrations and Challenges for Queer Members of the Tech Community

BCNM Executive Committee member, Camille Crittenden, published a post on Medium about the impertinence of LGBT inclusion in tech industries. Read more

22 Mar, 2017

Interview with Asma Kazmi!

Asma Kazmi, Assistant Professor in Art Practice, joined the BCNM in Fall 2017. In this interview, she discusses her recent exhibition “Cranes and Cube” in Pakistan. Read more

20 Mar, 2017

A Statement Regarding UCPD Crowdsourcing Request for Identification Read more

17 Feb, 2017

BCNM Now Accepting Applications for Faculty Seed Grants! Read more

16 Feb, 2017

Camille Crittenden on International Women's Day Read more

18 Jul, 2016

Ed Campion and the Sound Habitat

This year the Berkeley Center for New Media offered four faculty research grants to seed ambitious academic projects in the field 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

05 Jul, 2016

Greg Niemeyer Thanks You for Three Years at BCNM

For the last three years, Greg Niemeyer has skillfully led the BCNM as the Center's Director. This July, he is beginning a well-deserved sabbatical Read more

28 Mar, 2016

Art + Design Initiative Featured in Berkeley News 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

24 Sep, 2015

Earthquakes on your mind? Check out Ken Goldberg’s artwork, Bloom. Read more

12 Aug, 2015

Nicholas De Monchaux and the History of Space Exploration Read more

29 Jul, 2015

Smart Chairs in California Magazine

20 Jul, 2015

"The Builders Association" by Shannon Jackson Now Available

A new book by Shannon Jackson is now out! Read more

30 Jun, 2015

Björn Hartmann Awarded Tenure

24 Jun, 2015

Björn Hartmann Receives CITRIS Seed Funding

22 Jun, 2015

Berkeley Public Schools at CITRIS Invention Lab Read more

15 Jun, 2015

Margaret Rhee Robot Poetry Collection

Radio Heart is an excerpt from her larger full-length collection Love, Robot currently under review Read more

11 Jun, 2015

Ken Goldberg at Brain Bar Budapest

10 Jun, 2015

Ken Goldberg Finalist at ICRA 2015

02 Jun, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual Awarded a Hellman

15 Apr, 2015

Celebrate the Internet in Honor of Tax Season

Camille tells the story of the public-private partnership that created the internet and details how public investment in this field is necessary Read more

29 Sep, 2014

David Bates at CSTMS

Bates’ discourse drew from the post-WWII linking of human thought processes with that of artificial intelligence Read more

22 Jul, 2014

Why We Love Robots Wins Botsker

The Robot Film Festival is "an annual celebration of robots on screen and in performance" Read more

05 May, 2014

Camille Crittenden on Transnational Justice, Culture, and Society

We are proud to announce that Transnational Justice, Culture, and Society. Beyond Outreach, a book for which BCNM Executive Committee member Camille Crittenden contributed a chapter, has been published! Read more

22 Apr, 2014

How Computers Shape Our Minds

BCNM former Director and Executive Committee member David Bates details how computers shape our minds in this article in Le Monde! Read more

07 Aug, 2013

Introducing BCNM's New Graduate Adviser

Coye is an Associate Professor at the School of Information and a longtime member of the Berkeley Center for New Media Executive Committee Read more

20 Feb, 2013

Björn Hartmann awarded 2013 Sloan Foundation Fellowship

19 Sep, 2012

Nicholas de Monchaux Presents Exhibit at the Venice Biennale, US Architecture Pavilion

Titled "Spontaneous Interventions : Design Actions for the Common Good" Read more

28 Aug, 2012

William Gibson in conversation with Ken Goldberg, UC Berkeley

September 4, 2012, 7pm
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street (at Presidio) Read more

20 Jun, 2012

CITRIS 2012 Seed Funding Awarded to BCNM’s Nicholas DeMonchaux

14 May, 2012

Who’s Achievement? — Evaluating Self-Constructed and Peer-Evaluated Badge Systems in Online Classrooms

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

04 May, 2012

Kony 2012 Video Inspires Students to Take Action

Graduate Opportunities

Next deadline – 1 November 2022

Undergraduate Certificate in New Media

Undergraduate Opportunities

Applications are accepted year-round. Please apply here: https://forms.gle/9i7pmAvoTaifmWzT6

Visiting Scholar in New Media

Applications are due March 1, 2023

Faculty Seed Grants

Strategic Plan

Applications are due March 1, 2023

Faculty Seed Grants

Strategic Plan