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14 Mar, 2022 Art, Tech & Culture

The Right to Be Creative

with Margarita Kuleva 
National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg

Rescheduled from Spring 2020

Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, the Department of the History of Art, the Arts Research Center, and the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities. Read more

01 Oct, 2021 Workshops

Refamiliarization: Day 3

Bread Symphony Workshop with Katya Rozanova, Emily Saltz, Ashley Lewis, and Max Horwich Read more

30 Sep, 2021 Special Events

Refamiliarization: Day 2

Event with Edgar Fabián Frías and short film screenings Read more

29 Sep, 2021 Special Events

Refamiliarization: Day 1

Curator tour, exhibition opening, performance, and screening Read more

28 Sep, 2021 Special Events

Refamiliarization

The New Media Working Group presents a week-long show of artworks that speculate on practices and technologies that interrupt the habituation compelled by COVID-era domestic data extraction and quotidian mediations. Read more

26 Feb, 2020 Special Events

The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives

with Jen Schradie
Assistant Professor, Observatoire Sociologique du Changement (OSC) at Sciences Po

Co-Sponsored by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute Read more

27 Jan, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

Dancing with Robots: Expressivity in Natural and Artificial Systems

with Amy LaViers
Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab

Co-sponsored by the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

23 Apr, 2019 Special Events

DataEDGE 2019

The DataEDGE conference at UC Berkeley brings together senior industry and academic leaders for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities created by the rise of big data. Read more

12 Feb, 2019 Special Events

DataEDGE 2019

The DataEDGE conference at UC Berkeley brings together senior industry and academic leaders for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities created by the rise of big data. Read more

05 Dec, 2018 Special Events

Critical Practices 2018 Showcase

See the great projects of Critical Practices at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Winter Showcase! Read more

16 Apr, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

Abolition Feminisms

with Angela Davis
Activist and Professor, CA
interviewed by Leigh Raiford, Assoc. Professor of African American Studies and Malika Imhotep, PhD Candidate in African American Studies and Designated Emphasis in New Media
A 2018 Regents Lecture
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17 Oct, 2017 History & Theory

Between the Digital and the Political: New Ecologies of Mind

with Erich Hörl and Yuk Hui
Panel Discussion with Luciana Parisi, David Bates & Warren Sack
with support from the Townsend Center and the Dean of Arts and Humanities Read more

08 May, 2017 Special Events

DataEdge Conference

Leading experts will discuss ways in which organizations are addressing issues at large in our fast-changing social environment. Read more

13 Apr, 2017 History & Theory

Technology and Forensic Evidence: Chilean Human Rights Investigations

with Eden Medina
Associate Professor of Informatics and Computing, Affiliated Associate Professor of Law, and Adjunct Associate Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington Read more

01 Mar, 2017 Commons Conversations

Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

with Adam Greenfield, information architect and designer Read more

11 Feb, 2017 Special Events

Greg Niemeyer on Hippie Modernisms at BAMPFA

Prof. Niemeyer on the latest exhibition Read more

13 Nov, 2014 History & Theory

Cold War Multimedia: The Democratic Surround

An HTNM lecture by Fred Turner, Associate Professor of Communication at Stanford University Read more

04 Oct, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

Embodying Liberation: A Dialogue on Community and Healing

A lecture by Brett Cook,  Read more

02 Oct, 2014 History & Theory

Cloud Policy

A lecture by Jennifer Holt (Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at UCSB) this October, held at Stephens Hall Read more

23 Oct, 2013 Special Events

Creating Minds: An Academic Conference on Reading and Writing in the Digital Age

06 Sep, 2011 History & Theory

Technology as the Architect of our Intimacies

with Sherry Turkle -- pioneering technologist; professor, author, consultant, researcher and licensed clinical psychologist 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

17 Nov, 2022

Jacob Gaboury Awarded 2022 Computer History Museum Prize

Congratulations to Jacob Gaboury for receiving the 2022 Computer History Museum Prize! Read more

30 Aug, 2022

Summer Research Report: William Morgan

Read about William's work across the globe, from cybernetics to AI in science fiction! Read more

18 Aug, 2022

Lyman Report: Julia Irwin

Julia's dissertation is titled "Patterning Recognition: A History of Automated Visual Perception." 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

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

14 May, 2022

The Illusion of Digital Democracy with Jen Schradie

In this short teaser for her book, The Revolution That Wasn't, Jen Schradie asks whether the internet is conservative. Read more

11 May, 2022

Jen Schradie on How Technology Favors the Powerful

Grégoire Barbey intervews alum Jen Schradie for Heidi.news on how the internet is dominated by conservative ideology. Read more

19 Apr, 2022

Algorithms Adore Extreme Right Content

Jen Schradie demonstrates that the Web benefits conservative messages. Read more

31 Mar, 2022

Jen Schradie on the 2022 Elections

Olivier Clairouin interviews Jen Schradie for Le Monde on whether the Right has won the fight for the internet in advance of the 2022 elections. Read more

28 Mar, 2022

Not a TikTok War

Ukrainians are rallying global support via social media. But don’t call it a TikTok war, writes alum Jen Schradie for the Washington Post. Read more

23 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2022 DE & Certificate Cohort

Secondary Gaze, by Jiaxuan Ren. Read more

11 Feb, 2022

Hannah Zeavin Interviews Hannah Black

Hannah discusses Black's novella on the pandemic, anti-police riots, love, and aliens. Read more

11 Dec, 2021

Ken Goldberg Featured in the San Francisco Examiner

Veronica Irwin introduces the Berkeley professor who’s helping robots get a grip. Read more

09 Dec, 2021

BCNM at 4S 2021

Amazing representation of BCNM presenting at 4S, the Society for Social Studies of Science!  Read more

04 Dec, 2021

Jen Schradie Interviewed on Why the Internet Favors the Right

Listen to Jen Schradie in conversation with Xavier de la Porte on France Inter on Why the Internet Favors the Right. Read more

14 Oct, 2021

Rogue Archives Reviewed in S-USIH

BCNM director Abigail De Kosnik's 2016 book Rogue Archives: Digital Cultural Memory and Media Fandom was reviewed by Michael J. Kramer of The Society for U.S. Intellectual History. Read more

13 Oct, 2021

Announcing the Fall 2021 Conference Grant Recipients

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

25 Sep, 2021

BCNM Around the Web September 2021

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

23 Aug, 2021

Ken Goldberg and a Roadmap for US Robotics

Ken Goldberg co-authored the recently published "A Roadmap for US Robotics - From Internet to Robotics 2020 Edition". Read more

31 Mar, 2021

Call for Entries: Refamiliarization 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

08 Dec, 2020

Jen Schradie's The Revolution That Wasn't Reviewed in the American Journal of Sociology

Jen Shradie's book was reviewed in the American Journal of Sociology! Read more

10 Nov, 2020

Ra Malika Imhotep We Need More Fugitives Read more

06 Nov, 2020

BCNM Around the Web November 2020

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

18 Aug, 2020

BCNM Around the Web August 2020

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

14 Aug, 2020

The Revolution That Wasn't Reviewed in Mass Communication & Society

Jen Schradie's book receives a fantastic review from Briana Trifiro. Read more

07 Aug, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual Publishes Digital Creativity as Critical Material Thinking

The article is included in the Gathering: Electronic Literature [Frame]works for the Creative Digital Humanities. Read more

26 Jul, 2020

The Revolution that Wasn't Reviewed in the International Journal of Press/Politics

Alum Jen Schradie's book receives a stunning review from David Karpf. Read more

19 May, 2020

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

12 May, 2020

HTNM Video Now Online: Feminist Open Access Publishing Read more

30 Apr, 2020

Conference Grants: William Morgan on Machine Learning and the Digital Realization of Deleuze Read more

05 Apr, 2020

Video Now Online: Jen Schradie's The Revolution That Wasn't

Video now available from BCNM alum Jen Schradie's CITRIS Research Exchange seminar 'The Revolution That Wasn't!' Read more

10 Mar, 2020

BCNM Around the Web March 2020

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

04 Mar, 2020

Jen Schradie on The WELL

Jen Schradie was the latest guest on the Inkwell: Authors and Artists online discussion board. 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

20 Feb, 2020

Jen Schradie’s "The Revolution That Wasn’t" in LA Review of Books

BCNM alum Jen Schradie's latest book receives an excellent review from Emily Drabinski in the Los Angeles Review of Books. Read more

05 Feb, 2020

Pop Matters Features Jen Schradie's The Revolution That Wasn't

Schradie argues that the right conservative wing has more open access to the internet given the current regulations of digital platforms. Read more

31 Jan, 2020

Review of The Revolution That Wasn't in Inside Higher Ed

Alum Jen Schradie's latest book receives an excellent review from Barbara Fister. Read more

02 Nov, 2019

BCNM Around the Web November 2019

More in the media from faculty Ken Goldberg, Alex Saum, Claudia von Vacano and Jacob Gaboury; and alumni Trevor Paglen, Bo Ruberg, Alenda Chang and Jen Schradie. Read more

22 Oct, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie Video on The Big Think

If you've been wondering "Have conservative groups mastered the art of internet activism?", Jen Schradie has the answer! Read more

16 Oct, 2019

BCNM around the Web October 2019

More in the media from faculty Ken Goldberg and Koci Hernandez; and alumni Trevor Paglen, danah boyd, Jen Schradie, Tiffany Ng, Ritwik Banerji, Bo Ruberg, and Jane McGonigal.  Read more

01 Sep, 2019

BCNM around the Web September 2019

More in the media from faculty Abigail De Kosnik, Nicholas de Monchaux, Ken Goldberg, and Tom McEnaney; and alumni Jenni Higgs, Andrea Horbinski, Jane McGonigal, Trevor Paglen, Ritwik Banerji and Jen Schradie.  Read more

15 Aug, 2019

Jen Schradie's The Revolution That Wasn't Featured in the Washington Monthly

Richard John's article "Why the Left Is Losing the Information Age" showcases Schradie's research on digital activism and inequality. Read more

13 Aug, 2019

Juliana Friend on Anthropology of/as Revolutionary Dreaming

Juliana published her article in Cultural Anthropology as part of the series, Culture at Large 2018 with Robin Kelley. Read more

16 Jul, 2019

Jen Schradie on The Debate

Alum Jen Schradie spoke on France 24 on whether Democrats can mobilize their base for 2020. Read more

09 Jul, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie Interviewed in Vox

Vox talks to Jen about "Why conservatives are winning the internet." The Revolution That Wasn't ​explains why digital activism helps conservatives more than liberals. Read more

07 Jul, 2019

Interview with Alum Jen Schradie in the Indy and WUNC

Jen discusses her book The Revolution That Wasn't in North Carolina, where much of her research was based. Read more

04 Jul, 2019

Jen Schradie's The Revolution that Wasn't in Wired

Jen Schradie's The Revolution That Wasn't is featured in Wired's "14 Must-Read Books of the Summer." Read more

25 Jun, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie on Conservatives' Use of Social Media to Move Their Agendas

Jen Schradie published "Conservatives Use Social Media to Move Their Agendas Much More Than Liberals Do" in Newsweek. Read more

19 Jun, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie at OECD 2019 Forum

Jen's panel focused on People-Power vs. Populism. Read more

04 Apr, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie at Le Númerique Peut Il Réinventer La Démocratie

Join Jen Schradie on April 16, 2019 at 5pm at the Sciences Po symposium! Read more

15 Mar, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie at #ecnEHESS

Alum Jen Schradie presents her new book at #ecnEHESS at l'Institut des Systèmes Complexes Read more

12 Mar, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie Presents Research at Sciences Po

If you're in Paris on Thursday, March 14th, join Jen Schradie for a discussion on digital activism! Read more

09 Mar, 2019

DexNet 4.0 in the DailyCal

The DailyCal features Ken Goldberg and team's DexNet 4.0 Read more

26 Feb, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie Publishes "The Revolution That Wasn't" Read more

27 Dec, 2018

Greg Niemeyer's Quantopia at YBCA Read more

26 Nov, 2018

ATC Revisited: Kim Stanley Robinson Read more

07 Nov, 2018

Tom McEnaney Finalist for MSA First Book Prize

Acoustic Properties:  Radio, Narrative, and the New Neighborhood of the Americas (University of Illinois Press, 2017) by Tom McEnaney made it onto the short list for the First Book Prize. Read more

30 Aug, 2018

Alum Jen Schradie Appointed as Asst Professor at the Sciences Po

BCNM Alum Jen Schradie was appointed an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) Read more

21 Aug, 2018

Tom McEnaney Launches GloUH Colloquium

Join Tom McEnaney on August 28th as he discusses Wireless Commons and Counterpublics: New Digital Infrastructures in Cuba! Read more

13 Aug, 2018

The Daily Cal Features Ken Goldberg's Dex-Net

The Dexterity-Network from AutoLab gets a well-deserved feature in the Daily Cal. Read more

23 Jul, 2018

Alum Andrea Horbinski Teaching at Sirens 2018

Join alum Andrea Horbinski to discuss transitioning out of academia at Sirens 2018! 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

20 Jun, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in Time Magazine's "How Drones are Revolutionizing Art"

Time magazine explores how drones are altering our perspective and fundamentally changing the terms of art. Read more

17 May, 2018

ATC Video Now Online: Nicholas Negroponte Read more

30 Apr, 2018

ATC Revisited: Angela Davis Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen in SF Weekly

Trevor Paglen, UC Berkeley Geography PhD and 2017 MacArthur “genius” fellow, was featured in SF Weekly for his "Satellite of Love." Read more

11 Apr, 2018

ATC Revisited: Irena Haiduk

Graduate ATC Liaison, KC Forcier, revisits Irena Haiduk's ATC Lecture that took place last month.  Read more

11 Apr, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Em Tech Digital 2018

Ken Goldberg delivered a presentation at this year's EmTech Digital at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. Read more

23 Feb, 2018

David Bates Presents Annual Straker Lecture at UBC

Prof. David Bates is presenting "Thinking outside the body: on the technical evolution of intelligence” for the STS Program’s Annual Straker lecture. The lecture will occur on Tuesday, March 6th at 5 PM in Swing 122. Read more

09 Feb, 2018

ATC Revisited: Kris Paulsen Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg and Dex-Net in Technology Review

Ken Goldberg and Dex-Net 2.0 was featured in Technology Review's round up of 2017 robots. Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Alum Jen Schradie at UCB

BCNM Alum Jen Schradie gave a talk, "The Digital Activism Gap: Social Media, Social Movements and Social Class," at Cal! Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Ken Goldberg on Multiplicity in Wired

Goldberg was featured in "Forget the Robot Singularity Apocalypse. Let's Talk about the Multiplicity" in Wired, on the rise of robot-human multiplicity. Read more

11 Jan, 2018

SRL Featuring Robots by Eric Paulos at Marlborough Contemporary and in the News Read more

05 Dec, 2017

Ken Goldberg on The Next Billion Seconds

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

04 Dec, 2017

Revisited: NWMEDIA 201 Performance Night 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

20 Nov, 2017

Welcome to Our Fall 2017 Graduate Cohort Read more

08 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg on CBS Local on AI and the Workforce

Ken Goldberg is quoted by CBS Local in discussing the impact of artificial intelligence on the workforce. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Greg Niemeyer in Open Codes Exhibition at ZKM

Greg Niemeyer's work is being exhibited at ZKM in their Open Codes exhibit from October 20th 2017 to August 8th 2018. Read more

28 Sep, 2017

Eric Paulos' Hybrid Ecologies Lab in Forbes for Work with Adobe

Eric Paulos is one of the researchers from the Hybrid Ecologies Lab at UC Berkeley working with Adobe on their new endeavors. Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Ken Goldberg's WSJ Article Quoted in Forbes

Forbes draws from an article Professor Goldberg published earlier last month. Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Ken Goldberg's DexNet in the News Read more

24 May, 2017

Tom McEnaney Publishes Acoustic Property

A new book exploring the prehistory of wireless culture from BCNM Alum Tom McEnany Read more

16 Mar, 2017

Commons Conversations Video Now Online: "Radical Technologies" with Adam Greenfield Read more

28 Feb, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Eugene Jarvis Innovation Scholarship Recipient

The generous Eugene Jarvis Media Innovation Scholarship was awarded to this forward-thinking student. Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Greg Niemeyer on Hippie Modernisms at BAMPFA

19 Jan, 2017

Ken Goldberg featured in Fast Company

The BCNM professor and his research in Dex-Net was recently featured in the article "Why It's so Hard for Robots to Get a Grip" Read more

12 Dec, 2016

Take Note: New Robot Conference Chaired by Ken Goldberg

We're excited to see this new conference on Robotic Learning co-chaired by Ken Goldberg! Read more

12 Dec, 2016

Ken Goldberg at the 17th Annual Stanford-Berkeley Patent Law Conference Read more

08 Nov, 2016

Nicholas de Monchaux at Drawing Futures

Drawing Futures 2016 is a conference on "Speculations on Contemporary Drawing for Art and Architecture" taking place at the Bartlett School of Architecture 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

30 Jun, 2016

Laura Devendorf to Join ATLAS at CU Boulder

Laura Devendorf is a PhD Candidate at the UC Berkeley School of Information Read more

12 May, 2016

Revisited: Critical Making Exhibition

Critical Making students operationalize and critique the practice of making through both foundational literature and hands on studio culture Read more

12 May, 2016

Eric Paulos' CS 160 Interface Design Showcase

Teams were challenged to design novel smartphone and smartwatch applications focused on health and medical themes Read more

17 Mar, 2016

Announcing the Spring 2016 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort Read more

15 Mar, 2016

Ken Goldberg Quoted in Rolling Stone

A Rolling Stone article was recently published, featuring Ken Goldberg, artist + professor Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Coye Cheshire Read more

26 Oct, 2015

Ken Goldberg Counters Robotics Sensationalism in "Nature" Read more

12 Aug, 2015

Nicholas De Monchaux and the History of Space Exploration Read more

04 Aug, 2015

ArtReach Studio Residencies Applications Open

ArtReach is a non-profit mobile arts organization that is reframing the artist residency Read more

11 Feb, 2015

David Bates Read more

29 Oct, 2013

Revisited: Creating Minds

Creating Minds, an academic conference on reading and writing in the digital age had over 300 attendees throughout the day's talks and panels! Read more

29 Oct, 2013

Queerness and Games Conference Shoutout

Spearheaded by Chris Goetz and Bonnie Ruberg Read more

03 Apr, 2013

Summer 2013 Course Offerings in New Media - Digital Activism, NWMEDIA 150AC

Session A, May 28 - July 3, 2013 Read more

19 Jun, 2012

BCNM Student Awarded NSF Grant for Research on Digital Democracy and Social Movements

The Sociology Program of the NSF awards grants that have "theoretically focused empirical investigation aimed at improving the explanation of fundamental social processes" Read more

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

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Conference Grants

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