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05 Oct, 2017 Commons Conversations

Reply All: Free Speech in the Age of Social Media

New media and modes of digital expression are transforming our experience of, and shaping conversations around free speech. Join us as faculty, students, and staff discuss this new landscape. Read more

01 Mar, 2016 Special Events

Locking the Web Open: A Call for a New, Distributed Web

with Brewster Kahle

Founder & Digital Librarian, Internet Archive Read more

13 Apr, 2015 ATC

A Hack in the Odious Machine: Digital Organizing Tools for the Precariat

with Jesse Drew, UC Davis Professor, and Glenda Drew, artist and designer Read more

06 Apr, 2015 ATC

Reality Environments

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

09 Mar, 2015 ATC

DeafSpace and Making Musical Instruments

by Tarek Atoui, electroacoustic composer Read more

23 Feb, 2015 ATC

The Way Things Go

by Rirkrit Tiravanija, renowned Thai artist Read more

26 Jan, 2015 ATC

What Is a Work of Art in the Age of $120,000 Art Degrees?

An ATC lecture by Caroline Woolard Read more

18 Nov, 2014 Special Events

Free Speech Movement – 50 Years Later @ UC Berkeley: Student Activism and Peer Advocacy

Join a lively panel discussion about contemporary, unconventional and "uncivil" campus protest, freedom of expression and the often onerous disciplinary apparatus: Occupy Cal; Privatizing UC; Protests against John Yoo; Israel & Palestine on Campus; and many more.

Panel
Carmen Comsti & Neil Satterlund, Lawyers/UCB Campus Rights Project Alumni
Dan Siegel, Civil Rights Lawyer/former UCB Student Leader
Josh Wolf, Freelance Journalist/former UCB Student Conduct "Defendant"
Terry Gross, Constitutional Lawyer/Counsel for Photographer Arrested at UCB Demonstration
Yaman Salahi, Civil Rights Lawyer/UCB Alumnus
Steve Rosenbaum, UCB Law Lecturer/Lawyer/Faculty Advisor
Brian Barsky, UCB Professor, Computer Science & Vision Science

Co-Sponsors
Graduate Assembly
ASUC Student Advocate's Office
Law & Society Graduate Ass'n
American Constitution Society
Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice
Human Rights Committee
National Lawyers Guild
Restorative Justice Committee
Students for Economic & Environmental Justice
Data & Democracy Institute-Center for Info. Technology in the Interest of Society
Berkeley Center for New Media
UC Berkeley Faculty Association
Townsend Center for the Humanities Read more

04 Oct, 2014 ATC

Embodying Liberation: A Dialogue on Community and Healing

A lecture by Brett Cook,  Read more

29 Sep, 2014 ATC

What is Missing?

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

08 Sep, 2014 ATC

The Death Throes of the Desert God

An ATC lecture by John Perry Barlow, cattle rancher and Grateful Dead songwriter Read more

01 Apr, 2014 Special Events

Hack FSM

Participate in a hackathon in honor of the Free Speech Movement's 50th anniversary! First prize: a MacBook Air Read more

16 Mar, 2011 Special Events

Crossing Boundaries: News, Technology, & Audiences

Speakers from across UC Berkeley departments on social media and journalism. Read the distinguished roster in full here. Read more

4 days ago

Free Speech on Free Speech: An Open Dialogue

How should university campuses facilitate free speech when there is the potential for violence?
An opinion lab presented in partnership with Reply All: Free Speech in the Age of Social Media Symposium 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

11 Sep, 2017

Announcing Our Fall Symposium — Reply All: Free Speech in the Age of Social Media

New media and modes of digital expression are transforming our experience of, and shaping conversations around free speech. We're gathering faculty, students, and staff to address these changes. Read more

31 Aug, 2017

Revisited: BCNM Open House Fall 2017 Read more

26 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Digital Dissent" Read more

11 Apr, 2017

Commons Conversations: Color of New Media Working Group Transcription

The “Color of New Media Working Group” met as a part of Commons Conversations to discuss the vertiginous political climate. Read more

02 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Locking the Web Open: a Call for a New, Distributed Web"

We recap Brewster Kahle's lecture on privacy and free speech in the world wide web Read more

04 Dec, 2015

Revisited: "Everything After: Opossum Impressions"

We revisit Lark Buckingham's installation from this past week Read more

15 Apr, 2015

Revisited: Jesse and Glenda Drew

From their probing talk, "A Hack in the Odious Machine: Digital Organizing Tools for the Precariat," a part of the ATC series here at BCNM Read more

12 Jan, 2015

ATC Video Now Online: Brett Cook

A wonderful lecture on community and dialogue, available right here. Read more