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Fan Studies

11 Mar, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy: Fandom & Race Panel

with andré carrington, Racquel Gates, Alfred Martin, and Rukmini Pande Read more

25 Feb, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy Keynote: “How should we theorize injury in fan studies?”

with Rebecca Wanzo

Professor and Chair of the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Washington University in St. Louis Read more

12 Mar, 2020 History & Theory

ONLINE: Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

*Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, this event has been moved to the online platform Zoom*

 

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, the D-Lab, UC Berkeley Libraries, and the Department of Film & Media Read more

06 May, 2016 Special Events

The Origins of Japanese Comics, 1905-28

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

30 Jun, 2021

Fandom + Piracy: Event Videos and Transcripts Available Read more

22 Jun, 2021

Spring 2021: BCNM Events in Review Read more

19 Jun, 2021

BCNM Around the Web June

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web this June! Read more

23 May, 2021

Transcript Now Online: Fandom & Race

Check out the updated transcript for the Fandom + Race Panel! Read more

09 May, 2021

Video Now Online: Fandom & Race Panel

Check out the video recording of the Fandom & Race panel! Read more

15 Apr, 2021

Fandom & Piracy: Rebecca Wanzo Transcript Now Online

Check out the updated transcript for Rebecca Wanzo's “How should we theorize injury in fan studies?”. Read more

13 Apr, 2021

Video Now Online: Rebecca Wanzo Read more

31 Mar, 2021

Miyoko Conley Receives Outstanding GSI Award

Miyoko Conley, a TDPS and DE student at Berkeley, has been awarded the Outstanding GSI Award for her work as a GSI in NWMEDIA 151AC: Transforming Tech. Read more

18 Feb, 2021

BCNM SCMS 2021

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies' annual conference features presentations by 13 BCNM students, faculty, and alumni! Read more

28 Nov, 2020

Announcing Fandom + Piracy

We're launching Fandom + Piracy, a four-week mini-series, all online conference for Spring 2021! Read more

25 Nov, 2020

Spring 2021 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers! Read more

24 Jul, 2020

Mechademia Guest-Edited by Andrea Horbinski Published

The issue on "Transnational Fandom" is available via the University of Minnesota Press. Read more

20 Nov, 2019

Conference Grants: Miyoko Conley on the Nebulous Transnational Fandom Archive

Miyoko Conley, a recipients of our Fall 2019 Conference grant, presented her research on transnational fandoms at the annual Fan Studies Network-North America (FSN-NA) conference. Read more

07 Oct, 2019

Announcing the Fall 2019 Conference Grant Recipients

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

15 Mar, 2019

Gail De Kosnik Co-Edits Special Issue of Transformative Works and Cultures Published

Co-edited with andré carrington, the issue's theme is "Fans of Color, Fandoms of Color." Read more

05 Aug, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik to Keynote Fan Studies North America 2018 Conference

Gail will launch the North American conference with a keynote on October 26th, 2018. Read more

25 Jul, 2017

TWC Call for Papers

Transformative Works and Cultures, a journal of fan scholarship, wants your submissions on fan communities of color! Read more

25 Feb, 2015

Andrea Horbinski Read more

18 Nov, 2014

Welcoming New DE and Certificate Students

This list is updated regularly. Check back often for the latest updates. Email lara@berkeley.edu with suggestions.

Spring 2022

Next deadline – October 1, 2021

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