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01 Jul, 2021 Special Events

Black Feminist Cyborg Study: Panel and Celebration

BCNM is pleased to co-sponsor The Black Feminist Cyborg Study Session end of semester panel and celebration!  Read more

18 Mar, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy: Piracy & Capitalism Panel

with Jennifer Holt, Brewster Kahle, Alexander Dent, and Keller Easterling Read more

11 Mar, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy: Fandom & Race Panel

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

04 Mar, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy Keynote: “Studies in Unauthorized Reproduction”

with Kavita Philip

The President's Excellence Chair in Network Cultures at the University of British Columbia and a Professor of English with the UBC Department of English Language and Literatures 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

07 Nov, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

The Sinofuturist Trilogy: Sinofuturism (1839-2046 AD), Geomancer, and AIDOL

with Lawrence Lek
Artist, Filmmaker and Musician

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the Department of Art Practice. Read more

09 Mar, 2018 Special Events

Amateurism Across the Arts

Amateurism Across the Arts is an event hosted by the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, and co-sponsored in part by BCNM. Read more

23 Oct, 2017 Art, Tech & Culture

Socially Engaged Internet-Art: Aesthetics of Information Ethics

with Paolo Cirio
Artist, NY
Presented in partnership with the Department of Art Practice Read more

02 Mar, 2017 History & Theory

The Pirate Function

with Kavita Philip, Associate Professor of History  Read more

09 Feb, 2012 History & Theory

Media Piracy

A History and Theory of New Media lecture with Adrian Johns (University of Chicago) Read more

04 Aug, 2022

BCNM Around the Web July 2022

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

07 Jul, 2022

Abigail De Kosnik Mercator Fellow at Goethe University

As part of her Fellowship, Gail is giving a lecture on July 11th! Watch it online! Read more

10 Jun, 2022

BCNM's Big Wins 2022

We're so proud to share some our greatest successes from 2022!  Read more

21 May, 2022

BCNM Around the Web May

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

17 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Graduates

Art by Edgar Fabián Frías Read more

02 Mar, 2022

Shira Abramovich Reviews Imaginable

Jane McGonigal's latest book Imaginable was reviewed by Shira Abramovich on Reboot.  Read more

27 Jul, 2021

BCNM's Big Wins 2021

It was a whirlwind year for BCNM and we're so proud to share some of our greatest hits from 2021.  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

03 Jun, 2021

Transcript Now Online: Piracy & Capitalism

Check out the transcript for the Piracy & Capitalism Panel! Read more

09 May, 2021

Video Now Online: Fandom & Race Panel

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

07 May, 2021

Fandom & Piracy: Kavita Philip Transcript Now Online

Check out the transcript for Kavita Philip's "Studies in Unauthorized Reproduction"! Read more

17 Apr, 2021

Video Now Online: Kavita Philip Read more

15 Apr, 2021

Fandom & Piracy: Piracy & Capitalism Video Now Online 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

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

08 Feb, 2021

BCNM Around the Web February 2021

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

29 Jan, 2021

BCNM Around the Web January 2021

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

17 Jan, 2021

Launching Fandomandpiracy.online

We’re excited to share Fandomandpiracy.online, the web portal for our Fandom + Piracy mini-series, starting February 25. Check out the site for a full list of speakers and talks!  Read more

21 Dec, 2020

BCNM Fall 2020: Events In Review

We’re so thankful to everyone who tuned in for our events this past semester. Keep reading for a round-up of our events and speakers!  Read more

15 Dec, 2020

Abigail De Kosnik on the Platinum Age of Piracy

Abigail De Kosnik recently wrote an article for Wired titled "2021 Will Launch the Platinum Age of Piracy." 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

12 Nov, 2020

Announcing the Fall 2020 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

We are thrilled to welcome this Fall’s graduate cohort! Read more

11 Nov, 2020

Gail De Kosnik Joins C2I2 Scholars Council Read more

06 Nov, 2020

ATC Revisited: Lawrence Lek Read more

23 Sep, 2020

Seed Grants Recipient: Celeste Kidd and The Role of Reasoning and Metacognition during Belief Formation in the Internet Era

Celeste Kidd received a Seed Grant to examine "The role of reasoning and metacognition during belief formation in the internet era". Read more

02 Sep, 2020

Abigail De Kosnik Named the 2020-2025 craigslist Distinguished Chair in New Media

Photo credit: John Lawson​ Read more

19 May, 2020

Jen Schradie on France 24 on Conspiracy, Lies, and the Coronavirus Infodemic Read more

06 Nov, 2019

Abigail De Kosnik and Piracy as the Future of Culture

BCNM Director Abigail De Kosnik published 'Piracy and the Future of Culture' in the journal Third Text. Read more

25 Jun, 2019

Malika Imhotep at Cosmic Mumbo Jumbo

Cosmic Mumbo Jumbo, a screening program curated by Erin Christovale, followed by a conversation between the curator and Ra Malika Imhotep. Read more

24 Sep, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at the New York Met's Breuer Museum

BCNM alum Trevor Paglen's work in "Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy" is on exhibit at the New York Met's Breuer Museum. Read more

09 Jul, 2018

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado at the LASA 2018 Conference

Yaira presented "Portable memory, on/offline cultures and transgressions to the nation in Jorge E. Lage’s Archivo." 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

19 Mar, 2018

Revisited: Amateurism Across the Arts

Amateurism Across the Arts, a symposium co-sponsored by BCNM, drew a crowd of 70 community members who explore DIY artistic production. Read more

25 Jan, 2018

Abigail De Kosnik & Alpha 60 in the California Magazine

Abigail De Kosnik discusses Game of Thrones and shares her pro-piracy argument with the data she has collected through her project titled "alpha60". Read more

31 Oct, 2017

ATC Revisited: Paolo Cirio, "Socially Engaged Internet-Art"

Revisiting Paolo Cirio's ATC speaker event about activism and social commentary through art. Read more

02 Aug, 2017

Alpha60 White Paper Published and in the News!

Prof. Abigail de Kosnik's seed grant funded digital humanities tool has been garnering major attention in the news! Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Abigail De Kosnik's Alpha 60 Featured in Daily Cal's Innovation Round Up 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

07 Mar, 2017

Revisited: "Ripped Off? Pirate Technologies, Jugaad Politics, and Postcolonial Modernities"

An amazing talk by Kavita Philip Read more

17 Feb, 2017

Alpha60: Mapping Media Read more

26 Aug, 2016

Announcing the 2016-2017 History and Theory of New Media Season

his year, we are pleased to include hands-on workshops in our program, as well as a partnership with the Rhetoric Department to offer a mini-symposium on the Anthropocene Read more

21 Jun, 2016

BCNM Seed Grants 2017: Abigail De Kosnik's TorrentMap

Our alumni voted on the applications and awarded $10,000 to Abigail De Kosnik to build her innovative tool TorrentMap Read more

29 May, 2014

Margaret Rhee — A Feminist History of Kimchi

This Friday, she will facilitating a kimchi poetry activity along with performance artist Erin O'Brien Read more

06 Mar, 2014

Announcing the 2014 Peter Lyman Fellow

The Fellowship seeks to support a Ph.D. candidate in the writing of his or her dissertation on a topic related to new media through a summer stipend Read more

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Spring 2023

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Spring 2022

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Spring 2020

Applications are now closed. Applications are due February 1, 2023.

The Lyman Fellowship

Applications are now closed. Applications are due February 1, 2023.

The Lyman Fellowship