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12 Sep, 2022 Commons Conversations

Body Language: Sick and Disabled Crazy Femmes in Conversation

with Ra Malika Imhotep
Black feminist writer, performance artist, and scholar

and Caleb Luna
Artist and public scholar

Moderated by Miyuki Baker

with an introduction from BCNM's Director Gail De Kosnik

Co-presented with the Color of New Media Working Group and co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center, the Department of English, the Department of Ethnic Studies, the Department of Gender and Women's Studies, the Center for Race and Gender, and Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Read more

16 Mar, 2022 Special Events

Symposium on The Media Crease

with André Brock, Associate Professor of Media Studies, Georgia Tech

and Karen Tongson, Professor of English, Gender & Sexuality studies, and American Studies & Ethnicity, and Chair of the Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of Southern California

Presented in partnership with the Color of New Media Working Group. 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

25 Oct, 2021 History & Theory

Beyond Settler Sex and Family: Kim TallBear in Conversation

with Kim TallBear
Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta

In conversation with Marcelo Garzo Montalvo
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at California State University, San Marcos

Co-sponsored by the Center for Race and Gender, American Cultures, Anthropology, The Program in Critical Theory, the Arts Research Center, and and The American Indian Graduate Program. Read more

27 Feb, 2020 Special Events

Ordinary Media

with James Hodge
Associate Professor, Northwestern University 

Sponsored by the Department of Film & Media as part of the Berkeley Film & Media Seminar

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3 days ago

Hannah Zeavin in Committable

Hannah features as a guest on Committable discussing crisis hotlines and the evolution of mental health services. Read more

22 Aug, 2022

danah boyd on the Harvard Data Science Review Podcast

danah boyd discusses "Differential Privacy for the 2020 U.S. Census: Can We Make Data Both Private and Useful?" Read more

18 Aug, 2022

Trevor Paglen & Experimental Geography

Listen to the Atlast Obscura podcast to hear BCNM alum discuss government surveillance, AI, and place! Read more

16 Aug, 2022

Announcing Our Fall 2022 Class Grants

We're pleased to support Tom McEnaney's course on Sounding American. Read more

05 Aug, 2022

Data & Truth with danah boyd

Hear alum danah boyd speak about data and truth on Gnovis with Huseyn Panahov. Read more

27 Jul, 2022

Jane McGonigal Talks Future Thinking with Gwyneth Paltrow

She features on Gwyneth Paltrow's podcast The Goop. Read more

22 Jul, 2022

How to Predict the Future on Ted Interviews

Listen to the TED interviews podcast of alum Jane McGonigal sharing how to predict the future. Read more

17 Jul, 2022

Jen Schradie on the Far Right's Efforts to Overturn Roe

L'Obs interviewed Jen Schradie on the far right's organization to overturn Roe v. Wade. Read more

01 Jul, 2022

Jane McGonigal on Whether Games Can Prepare Us for Catastrophes

Alum Jane McGonigal features on Steve Levitt's popular podcast. Read more

20 Jun, 2022

Morgan Ames on the Received Wisdom Podcast

Where did the One Laptop Per Child project go wrong? Morgan Ames gives some answers. Read more

19 Jun, 2022

Trevor Paglen and the Art of Security

Shane Harris speaks to artist Trevor Paglen on Chatter to explore themes of surveillance, security, and secrecy.  Read more

15 Jun, 2022

Michelle Carney on Bringing ML and UX Together

Alum Michelle Carney speaks to the Experiencing Data podcast about her mission to bring machine learning and user interface design together. Read more

10 Jun, 2022

BCNM's Big Wins 2022

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

24 May, 2022

Morgan Ames on The Legacy of OLPC

Morgan Ames features on The Real Python podcast discussing charismatic pitfalls in teaching programming! Read more

17 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Graduates

Art by Edgar Fabián Frías Read more

14 May, 2022

Jane McGonigal on Metaphysical Milkshake

Rainn and Reza sit down with futurist Jane McGonigal to ponder, "How Can You Tell The Future?"  Read more

29 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Summer 2022 Research Award Recipients

Image: Fei Pan Read more

23 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2022 DE & Certificate Cohort

Secondary Gaze, by Jiaxuan Ren. Read more

16 Feb, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2022 Class Fund Recipients

This semester, we were thrilled to support our students in digital storytelling. Read more

15 Feb, 2022

Edgar Fabián Frías on Making Room For Your Art

Edgar Fabián Frías shared their "Time Magic, NFTs, and Unlearning Capitalist Panic" in the podcast. Read more

27 Jan, 2022

Reginold Royston on Podcasting Africa: Pedagogy, Research and Praxis

Reginold Royston discusses pedagogy, research, and praxis in a roundtable discussion with the African Studies Association. Read more

16 Jan, 2022

Abigail De Kosnik on Race & Fandom

Abigail De Kosnik joins "How Do You Like It So Far?" to discuss race in fandoms and fan studies. Read more

27 Dec, 2021

BCNM Around the Web December 2021

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this past December 2021! Read more

04 Dec, 2021

HTNM Video Now Online: Kim Tallbear Read more

22 Nov, 2021

Edgar Fabián Frías on Social Media and Queer Invention

BCNM graduate student Edgar Fabián Frías co-hosted an episode of the podcast Queer Chaos, discussing social media and queer invention. Read more

11 Nov, 2021

Hannah Zeavins Has Some Deep Thoughts on Teletherapy

BCNM faculty Hannah Zeavins was featured on Thoughts on Record, the podcast of the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Read more

14 Oct, 2021

The Mutant Magic of Edgar Fabián Frías

BCNM graduate student Edgar Fabián Frías was featured on an episode of podcast The Spiritual Gaze. Read more

14 Oct, 2021

Trevor Paglen on Time Sensitive

BCNM alumni Trevor Paglen was interviewed by Spencer Bailey for the podcast Time Sensitive. Read more

08 Oct, 2021

Reginold Royston on New Orality in the African Mediascape Read more

30 Aug, 2021

Jane McGonigal on Slaying Stress

BCNM alum Jane McGonigal was recently featured on the 3 Books podcast, where she discussed how she designs games to help people develop resilience and positive attitudes in the face of life's challenges.  Read more

23 Aug, 2021

Reginold Royston on Podcasts and new orality in the African mediascape

BCNM alum Dr. Reginold Royston's article on podcasting in African cultures was published in New Media and Society.  Read more

23 Jun, 2021

Ken Goldberg on Art Robot Death

Ken Goldberg was recently interviewed by the Art Robot Death podcast. Check it out! Read more

19 Jun, 2021

Ken Goldberg on Soft Robotics Podcast

BCNM affiliate Ken Goldberg was recently featured on the Soft Robotics Podcast.  Read more

12 Jun, 2021

TF Tierney Receives Graham Foundation Grant

BCNM Alum and architecture professor emerita at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign T.F. Tierney was awarded a research and development grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Read more

04 Jun, 2021

Alenda Chang on the Ethics of Eating Pokemon

BCNM alum Alenda Chang was recently featured on the Gamers with Glasses podcast where she discussed video games and environmentalism, among other interesting topics. Read more

04 Jun, 2021

Ken Goldberg on AmbiRobotics on the Robot Report

BCNM's Ken Goldberg features on The Robot Report Podcast to give the inside scoop on robotics and automation and intelligent systems at Ambi Robotics.  Read more

28 May, 2021

Camille Crittenden on Blockchain for the Public Good

Camille Crittenden, Executive Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, was recently featured in the All About Blockchain podcast, where she discussed the future social benefits of blockchain innovation.  Read more

27 May, 2021

Trevor Paglen on The Quarantine Tapes

BCNM alumni Trevor Paglen features on the 186th episode of The Quarantine Tapes. Read more

08 May, 2021

Ken Goldberg on Ambi Robotics on the Robot Report

Ken Goldberg recently featured on Episode 41 of The Robot Report Podcast to talk about his team's work in powering Ambi Robotics' robots. Read more

26 Apr, 2021

Cool Tools with Ken Goldberg

Ken Goldberg was recently interviewed on the Cool Tools podcast to discuss cool gadgets he has around his house. Check it out! Read more

02 Apr, 2021

Celeste Kidd in Under the Cortex

UC Berkeley Assistant Professor of Psychology Celeste Kidd was featured on the Under the Cortex podcast to discuss her research as a winner of the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions.  Read more

16 Mar, 2021

Trevor Paglen Interview on the Art Angle

Trevor Paglen was recently interviewed on the Art Angle podcast. Check it out! Read more

09 Mar, 2021

Rita Lucarelli on Crocodile Mummies in Ancient Egypt

Rita Lucarelli, a UC Berkeley Associate Professor of Egyptology, spoke about crocodile mummies in the Fiat Vox podcast. 

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25 Feb, 2021

Alenda Chang on Rambunctious Video Games for Do Your Bit

Alenda Chang was recently featured on the podcast, Doing our Bit, to discuss rambunctious video games. Read more

19 Feb, 2021

Reginold Royston on Podcasts and the Study of Africa

BCNM alum Dr. Reginold Royston was a featured panelist discussing the impact of the digital technology on research, teaching, and public engagement. Read more

14 Feb, 2021

Black Future Feminist Launched by Grace Gipson Read more

02 Feb, 2021

Jen Schradie on The Current

Jen Schradie went on The Current podcast to discuss the recent insurrection in the US Capitol. Read more

30 Jan, 2021

Alenda Chang on Gamers with Glasses

Alum Alenda Chang features on Gamers with Glasses podcast to discuss Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games. Read more

17 Dec, 2020

Celeste Kidd on Why Babies Aren't Just Little Adults

How do babies learn to talk? Do babies know they're babies? Celeste Kidd answers these questions in VPR's new podcast episode! Read more

18 Nov, 2020

Reviews of Trevor Paglen's Bloom and Opposing Geometries Read more

19 Oct, 2020

Hear Bo Ruberg at PlayThink

Bo Ruberg's podcast interview on PlayThink is now available!  Read more

29 Sep, 2020

BCNM Around the Web October 2020

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

17 Sep, 2020

Tom McEnaney on Liveness and Remote Learning

Tom McEnaney was recently on UC Berkeley Music's podcast to discuss remote instruction. Read more

03 Sep, 2020

Andrea Horbinski on Fans, Love, and Anime Since 1963

Alum Andrea Horbinski was recently on the Making of a Historian podcast, discussing "Fans, Love, and Anime Since 1963." Read more

02 Aug, 2020

Reggie Royston in AI4Afrika Team

AI4Afrika's goal is to make AI more inclusive and aware of Afrikan perspectives. Read more

17 Jul, 2020

Alum Bo Ruberg on Keywords at Play Read more

06 Jul, 2020

Trevor Paglen on The Art Angle

A new podcast on why alum Trevor Paglen is doing everything he can to warn humanity about artificial intelligence. Read more

09 Apr, 2020

Alenda Chang on Super Gamer Podcast

Listen to Alenda Chang talk about the environment and the natural world in games on the Super Gamer Podcast! Read more

03 Apr, 2020

Ken Goldberg on Third Wave of Machine Learning

Listen to Ken Goldberg talk about robotic learning with Sam Charrington on the TWIML AI Podcast! Read more

25 Mar, 2020

Alum Malika Imhotep Interviewed on Bespoken Bones

In the interview, Malika talks about what it means to play with grief, the erotic, sex, and ancestors as a black feminist. Read more

05 Mar, 2020

Announcing the Spring 2020 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these amazing students working on digital tools, ethnographic research, philosophical arguments, and more! Read more

20 Feb, 2020

BCNM Around the Web February 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty and alumni in February 2020! Read more

12 Feb, 2020

Malika Imhotep on Cite Black Women Podcast

Malika Imhotep was featured on the Cite Black Women podcast for her work with The Church of Black Feminist Thought.  Read more

02 Feb, 2020

Jane McGonigal on WAMC on a Better Life Through Gaming

Listen to alum Jane McGonigal discuss creating games that heal. Read more

28 Jan, 2020

danah boyd on Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott

Alum danah boyd recently appeared on the Microsoft podcast "Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott," discussing technology and the potential dangers that come with a "move fast and break things" mentality. Read more

19 Jan, 2020

Jane McGonigal on Meditative Story

Alum Jane McGonigal presents "Finding my own reflection" on this great podcast. Read more

04 Jan, 2020

cNet names danah boyd One of 30 Personalities Who Defined the 2010s

CNET's list of the larger-than-life innovators and important influencers of the last 10 years includes alum, Data & Society founder, danah boyd. Read more

17 Dec, 2019

Tiffany Ng in University of Michigan Podcast on Diversifying the Carillon

Alum Tiffany Ng gives a gracious shout out to BCNM in the University of Michigan's podcast! Read more

04 Dec, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie on WashingTech on Social Media Bias

Schradie recently went on the WashingTech Policy Podcast with Joe Miller to talk about her experience with "social media bias". Read more

25 Sep, 2019

Nicholas de Monchaux on the Planetary Radio

De Monchaux discusses Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo on Planetary Radio, the Planetary Society podcast. Read more

29 Aug, 2019

Zeynep Tufekci on Digital Infrastructures That Serve Humanity

(TED photo by Ryan Lash via Flickr) Read more

28 Aug, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal on Meditative Story

McGonigal was featured on Meditative Story, a podcast from Thrive Media Read more

10 Jul, 2019

Berkeley Talks: #SandraBlandMystery: Aaminah Norris on the transmedia story of police brutality

(Photo by Meg via Flickr) Read more

17 Jun, 2019

Abigail De Kosnik & Keith Feldman Interviewed by the New Books Network

Co-editors Gail & Keith discuss #Identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Nation on Lily Goren's podcast. Read more

25 May, 2019

Alum Bo Ruberg on the UCI Podcast

Bo chats about the history of video games through the lens of LGBTQ theory! Read more

19 May, 2019

Congratulating our 2019 Graduates

Work by Mathieu Iniesta. Read more

18 May, 2019

Alum Christo Sims Interview on Ethnography and Education

Now avialable for free on soundcloud — a fantastic interview with Christo Sims on what ethnography can bring to the study of school reform. Read more

07 May, 2019

Bo Ruberg on First Person Scholar Podcast

Bo Ruberg is a featured guest on a special edition episode titled, "Queer Games Studies Special Issue." Read more

23 Apr, 2019

Alum Jane McGonigal on Ologies Podcast

Dr. McGonigal shares her perspectives on the various choices in the gaming industry in an Ologies podcast. Read more

08 Apr, 2019

Malika Imhotep Featured in Berkeley News

Imhotep discusses her study and research on black feminism. Read more

19 Mar, 2019

Alum Trevor Paglen on the Modern Arts Notes Podcast

Episode No. 381 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist Trevor Paglen. Read more

26 Feb, 2019

Ken Goldberg on AI & the Future of Work

Goldberg is featured on the NewRetirement podcast in a brand new episode title, "AI, Automation and the Future of Work" Read more

27 Dec, 2018

Alum Reginold Royston at IC Africa

The University of Ghana hosted IC Africa with the theme African Digital Cultures: Emerging Research, Practices and Innovations. Read more

21 Dec, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen's Surveillance Art Featured on NPR

NPR brings Trevor Paglen's art to life in this great feature! Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Conference Grants: Grace Gipson and Malika Imhotep at ‘Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black’ Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Alum Reginold Royston at ASA 2018

BCNM Alum Reginold Royston presented at the 2018 African Studies Association Read more

21 Nov, 2018

Announcing our 2018 Undergraduate Cohort

We are thrilled to welcome to the BCNM these talented students from across campus. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Andrew Atwood in Project Journal

Andrew Atwood was featured in Issue 7 of Project Journal at Archinect Outpost. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Tom McEnaney on Berkeley News Podcast

Tom McEnaney discusses the role of gender and race in sound in two episodes for the Berkeley News Podcast. Read more

29 Oct, 2018

Announcing our Fall 2018 Conference Grant Recipients

We’re thrilled to be supporting our graduates as they travel across the globe to share their scholarship. Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Grace Gipson at DragonCon CPAC 2018

Gipson presented on podcasts and Black female narratives at DragonCon Comics and Popular Arts Conference 2018. Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Spotlighting Grace Gipson Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Grace Gipson on Black Comics Chat

Grace Gipson, along with her BlackComicsChat co-hosts, interviewed comic artist Whit Taylor about her life and work.  Read more

20 Feb, 2018

Announcing the Lyman 2018 Fellowship Recipients Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen on "Into the Impossible" Podcast

Paglen discusses his Orbital Reflector during "Speculative CubeSats" on the Center for Human Imagination's podcast.
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05 Dec, 2017

Ken Goldberg on The Next Billion Seconds

Ken Goldberg was featured on the podcast, The Next Ten Billion Seconds. Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Grace Gipson on Gwendolyn Brooks in Black Perspectives

Grace Gipson penned a biography about Black poet laureate and committed activist Gwendolyn Brooks, celebrating the life and work she left behind. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Koci Hernandez on Photography Radio

Richard Koci Hernandez discusses black & white iPhone photography on an episode of Photography Radio. Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Lashon Daley at Litquake 2017

Lashon Daley is a PhD scholar in performance studies at the University of California, Berkeley and spoke at  Litquake 2017 in San Francisco. Read more

18 Oct, 2017

Grace Gipson on Afrofuturism and Comic Books in Black Perspectives

Grace Gipson writes about the role of Black Women in the superhero comic book universe in works such as Misty Knight and Moon Girl. Read more

10 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg on Robot Multiplicity

BCNM faculty member Ken Goldberg was a special guest on the podcast, "Expanding Minds," where he talked about robot multiplicity and various other topics. Read more

25 Jul, 2017

Feminist Media Histories Interviews Alumna Bonnie Ruberg

Alum Bonnie Ruberg sat down with Feminist Media Histories, a journal and podcast, for its summer topic on Data.  Read more

22 May, 2017

Grace Gipson at Black Imagine Oakland

Grace Gipson shared insights on comics and afrofuturism at the Black Imagine Oakland convention. Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Summer Courses 2017!

What will you be learning this summer? We're offering two courses in New Media Read more

14 Nov, 2016

Grace Gipson as "Doctor of Comic Books"

Lashon Daley featured Grace Gipson, also a BCNM Designated Emphasis student, on her podcast Stories&Slams! Read more

04 Nov, 2016

Grace Gipson at >Play Conference

>play is the largest student-run digital media and technology conference Read more

09 Sep, 2016

Lashon Daley reads Mr. Okra in Confetti Park

Lashon Daley is a BCNM DE student and working on a PhD in Performance Studies Read more

30 Aug, 2016

Ken Goldberg on Steve Johnson's "Wonderland" Podcast

The podcast "Wonderland with Steve Johnson", recently featured BCNM's Ken Goldberg and Kate Darling to look at the "uncanny world of emotional robotics" Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Grace Gipson and the Popular Culture Summer Workshop

Gipson received a summer research award from the BCNM to support her dissertation research by attending the Popular Culture Summer Research Workshop Read more

01 Aug, 2016

Many-to-Many Receives Digital Humanities Grant

Juliana Friend (Anthropology) received a Collaborative Research Grant from Digital Humanities at Berkeley for her project, Many to Many Read more

07 Apr, 2016

Announcing 2016 Summer Research Awards

We are thrilled by the ambitious and innovative work these students are all completing Read more

10 Mar, 2015

HTNM Revisited: Alan Liu

from the UCSB professor's talk, "Against the Cultural Singularity" Read more

03 Mar, 2015

HTNM Revisited: Chris Goto-Jones

from his lecture, "Gamic Orientalism" Read more

18 Nov, 2014

HTNM Revisited: Fred Turner

Megan Hoetger (TDPS) revisits Fred Turner’s recent History and Theory of New Media Lecture Read more

06 Oct, 2014

HTNM Revisited: Jennifer Holt

UCSB's Film and Media Studies Associate Professor sat down with us earlier this month. Read highlights here. Read more

25 Nov, 2013

BCNM Welcomes New Students to the DE & Graduate Certificate in New Media

We are delighted to welcome 9 new graduate students to our Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate programs Read more

05 Nov, 2012

Digital Media Artist Jim Campbell Celebrated as “Bay Area Treasure”

Brooke spoke at the Berkeley Art Museum about Jim Campbell’s Home Movies installation in 2008 and is preparing an article on his work.
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01 Feb, 2012

A Variation on the Powers of Ten: Framework for Understanding Research

Currently, Powers of Ten will be showing at SFMOMA Six Lines of Flight on Sept. 15-Dec. 30, 2012
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12 Sep, 2011

'Friend' of the Court: New Media and Transitional Justice

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Spring 2023

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Spring 2022

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Spring 2021

Spring 2018

Summer 2017

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

The Lyman Fellowship

Applications for Summer 2022 are closed.

New Media Research Fellowship

Next deadline – October 1, 2022

Conference Grants

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

The Lyman Fellowship

Applications for Summer 2022 are closed.

New Media Research Fellowship

Next deadline – October 1, 2022

Conference Grants