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17 Oct, 2022 History & Theory

A Minor Cybernetic Hypothesis

Kelli Moore
Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University

Co-sponsored by Media Studies and the Department of Rhetoric  Read more

14 Apr, 2022 Special Events

BAMPFA Indigenous Film Series Events: Films by New Red Order

Adam Khalil in Person

Presented by BERKELEY ART MUSEUM & PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE. Co-sponsored by BCNM. Read more

07 Mar, 2022 Special Events

Asian Americans in Hollywood: Breaking Through with Lasting Impact in the Industry

with Daniel Wu, Melvin Mar, Jason Lin, and Gail De Kosnik

Co-sponsored by Asian American & Asian Diaspora Studies and Eastwind Books of Berkeley. The first in a two part series on Asian Americans and AAPI in the media and entertainment industry. The event will be free of charge and open to the public, but will encourage attendees to make donations to the new Scholarship for AAPI and Media & Entertainment Creatives. Read more

10 Feb, 2022 Special Events

BAMPFA Indigenous Film Series Events: what was always yours and never lost

Curated by Sky Hopinka
This program features works by artists from different countries—Canada, the United States, and Mexico—and homelands. Each artist makes works that traverse topics dealing directly and indirectly with Indigeneity.
Presented by BERKELEY ART MUSEUM & PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE. Co-sponsored by BCNM. Read more

30 Aug, 2021 Commons Conversations

Echolocating the Caribbean Diaspora

with Cathy Thomas
Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Moderated by BCNM Director Abigail De Kosnik

Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Center for Race and Gender. Read more

18 Nov, 2019 Commons Conversations

Insurgent Aesthetics: Flight, Freedom, and Fantasy on the Frontiers of US Empire

with Ronak K. Kapadia
Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago

Co-sponsored by the Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program, the Center for Race and Gender, the Center for Middle East Studies, and the Gender and Women's Studies Department Read more

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

28 Apr, 2017 Special Events

Many-to-Many

Listening Session and Launch Party Read more

25 Apr, 2017 Commons Conversations

Digital Dissent

BCNM, in partnership with the School of Information and Graduate School of Journalism, turn to the particular role, and power, of digital tools to express and organize political dissent, and create greater institutional and political transparency! Read more

03 Dec, 2015 Special Events

Everything After: Opossum Impressions

An installation by Lark Buckinham, UC Berkeley MFA student Read more

28 Oct, 2013 History & Theory

Forensic Architecture

A History and Theory of New Media lecture by Eyal Weizman, architect, University of London Professor Read more

14 Nov, 2012 Special Events

New Media Graduate Student Presentations

Three DE students (Theater, Performance, Dance Studies; New Media) will present their research this past semester. Read their fascinating presentation abstracts here Read more

14 Nov, 2012

New Media Graduate Student Presentations

Three DE students (Theater, Performance, Dance Studies; New Media) will present their research this past semester. Read their fascinating presentation abstracts here Read more

16 Apr, 2012 Special Events

From Chat to Interactives: The Evolution of the Digital Commons

A lecture by Laura Robinson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Santa Clara University Read more

12 Apr, 2011 Special Events

New Media Research Roundtable: Patrick Vinck, Phuong Pham

"New Media and Human Rights Research Methods" Read more

18 Jul, 2022

Disruptive Ruptures: The Necessity of Black/Girlhood Imaginary

Lashon Daley published with Kenly Brown and Derrika Hunt in Meridians journal. Read more

09 Jul, 2022

Taking Aim at Gun Violence

Camille Crittenden asks how engineers, computer scientists and technologists might engage more actively in creating solutions. Read more

01 Jul, 2022

BCNM Around the Web June 2022

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

26 Jun, 2022

With the rise of the extreme right, a low intensity conflict is raging in the US

Alum Jen Schradie is interviewed in Le Monde about shootings in America targeting African Americans and Latin Americans.

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16 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Undergraduate Certificate Recipients

Project by Jessie Mindel with Selin Longmire, Angelica Song, Bradley Russo. Read more

28 Apr, 2022

The Queer Posthumanism of Video Games that cannot be Played

Bo Ruburg published an article in Convergence, offering a queer reading of Brent Watanabe’s 2016 video game–based art piece San Andreas Deer Cam, a mod of Grand Theft Auto V in which a computer-controlled deer wanders the game’s extensive open world.  Read more

20 Apr, 2022

Abigail De Kosnik and Jaclyn Zhou on Diversity on Streaming Platforms in Pandemic Times

Abigail De Kosnik and Jaclyn Zhou present diversity Scores for films and television series on major streaming platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic period. Read more

10 Mar, 2022

This Thursday - 24-hour Matching Gift Opportunity for AAPI Media Creatives Fellowship

Help BCNM unlock $5,000 by making a gift of any size during Big Give  Read more

15 Feb, 2022

Vincente Perez in River & South

Vincente Perez's "Neighborhood Séance" was featured in River & South's 2021 year review! Read more

22 Jan, 2022

BCNM Around the Web January 2022

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

12 Dec, 2021

Announcing Our 2021 Undergraduate Cohort

Please join us in welcoming our 2021 Undergraduate Certificate cohort! 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

06 Sep, 2021

Summer Research: Erica Deeman, Fast Fashion, & Jamaica

Erica Deeman received a BCNM 2021 Summer Research Award. Read about her great work exploring the cultural heritage of her ancestors and expressing her findings through a video performance. Read more

16 Aug, 2021

Vincente Perez Named Poetry and the Senses Fellow Read more

25 Jun, 2021

Lashon Daley's Coming of (R)Age

Lashon Daley's article on Black girl rage in film and literature has been published in the UChicago Journal of Women and Culture in Society. Read more

12 Jun, 2021

jazmin caldéron torres and between starshine & clay

BCNM alum jazmin caldéron torres's collective, Lead to Life, premiered its newest ritual film, "between starshine & clay" in May! Read more

30 Apr, 2021

ATC Revisited: Lawrence Abu Hamdan Read more

18 Mar, 2021

BCNM Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

As the first Asian American Director of the Berkeley Center for New Media, and as a first-generation American and woman, this hate crime hits particularly close to home. Read more

20 Feb, 2021

Experience Kevin Lo's Return the Eye

Kevin Lo and alex cruse come together to launch Return the Eye. Read more

22 Dec, 2020

Kevin Lo at Counterpulse Read more

10 Nov, 2020

Ra Malika Imhotep We Need More Fugitives Read more

09 Nov, 2020

Miyoko Conley Awarded Tailspinners Fellowship Read more

08 Nov, 2020

Ra Malika Imhotep on Crafting Freedom

Ra Malika Imhotep writes on 19th Century slavery abolitionists and modern day activists, and the suprising (literal) link of thread that connects them. Read more

12 Oct, 2020

Architecture as Measure Reviewed in Architect Read more

08 Sep, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual's Poetry in Perspektive

Alex Saum-Pascual published a poem and project titled "made to disappear" in Perspektive. Read more

04 Aug, 2020

BCNM at ELO 2020 Read more

03 Jun, 2020

Silence is Violence

George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Tony McDade. We say their names in order to express our horror and rage at the ongoing crisis of anti-Black police violence in this country and across the world. Read more

14 May, 2020

BCNM Around the Web May 2020

Check out the amazing work of our faculty and alumni in May 2020! 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

04 Mar, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual named ARC Poetry Fellow

Alex Saum-Pascual is one of the Art and Research Center's 2020 Poetry and the Senses Fellows.  Read more

02 Mar, 2020

Alenda Chang's Playing Nature in Foreword Reviews

Foreword Reviews recently featured Alenda Chang's Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games. Read more

27 Feb, 2020

Conference Grants: BCNM at the Shenzhen Biennale

Eleni Oikonomaki, Lian Song, Rashad Timmons, and Bryan Truitt were Fall 2019 Conference Grant recipients and attended the Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB)Read more

11 Feb, 2020

Keith Feldman on Anti Muslim Racism Beyond Islamophobia

Keith Feldman wrote on anti-Muslim racism for American Quarterly's December 2019 issue.  Read more

28 Jan, 2020

Announcing Our 2020 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Each year, the Berkeley Center for New Media pairs undergraduates with a graduate student mentor, offering them the chance to complete real, graduate level research while at Cal. We are thrilled to announce this year's Fellows. Read more

26 Dec, 2019

Revisited: Critical Practices Showcase Read more

18 Dec, 2019

danah boyd Publishes on Networked Media Ecosystems

Is media silence as powerful in shaping public discussion as deliberate rhetoric? If so, do editorial boards need to strategically amplify certain speech? Read more

02 Oct, 2019

#Identity Book Launch Revisited Read more

06 Sep, 2019

Summer Research Dispatch: Brian Bartz in Trevor Paglen's Studio

Artist Brian Bartz worked on custom computer-vision algorithms in alum Trevor Paglen's art studio in Berlin. Read more

04 Sep, 2019

BCNM at NWSA 2019

BCNM alumni, faculty, and students will present at the National Women's Studies Association 2019 conference in San Francsico.  Read more

29 Aug, 2019

Keith Feldman on Racism and Refugees

Keith Feldman published a striking op-ed on racism and refugees in the Daily Cal. Read more

09 Jul, 2019

HTNM 2018-2019 In Review

Check out the highlights and videos from this incredible program, featuring Molly Steenson and Safiya Noble! Read more

22 Jun, 2019

Welcoming Keith Feldman to BCNM's Executive Committee Read more

28 Apr, 2019

HTNM Revisited: Stefanos Geroulanos Read more

19 Apr, 2019

Grace Gipson at MSU Comics Forum

Talking Comics and (Dis)ability in the Midwest at the 2019 Michigan State University Comics Forum. Read more

15 Apr, 2019

HTNM Revisited: Safiya Noble

Photo by Adriel Olmos. Read more

14 Mar, 2019

Announcing the Spring 2019 Conference Grant Recipients

We're  to our extraordinary 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

11 Feb, 2019

Malika Imhotep at the National African American Digital Humanities Conference

Malika Imhotep received a conference grant from the BCNM to help defray costs associated with attending African American Digital Humanities initiative conference. Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Announcing our Fall 2018 Graduate Cohort Read more

19 Jul, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at DIGRA 2018

The Digital Games Research Association held their 2018 conference with the theme "The Game is the Message." Read more

30 Apr, 2018

ATC Revisited: Angela Davis Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Revisited: EV’RY BODY, THIS TIME Read more

06 Feb, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen Keynote at Ways of Knowing Conference

Alum Trevor Paglen and Wendy Hui Kyong Chun were Keynote Speakers at Ways of Knowing Cities Conference by the Center for Spatial Research at Columbia.

 

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23 Jan, 2018

Alum Kris Fallon on Docalogue December

Kris Fallon's film "Networks, Connection and Information" was featured on Docalogue! Read more

18 Sep, 2017

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

31 May, 2017

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado at the Latin American Studies Association's 50th Conference 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

20 Mar, 2017

A Statement Regarding UCPD Crowdsourcing Request for Identification Read more

23 Jan, 2017

Walter Hood interviewed by Shannon Jackson in Boom California

Read excerpts of this wonderful conversation between Profs. Shannon Jackson and Walter Hood, for Boom California Read more

19 Sep, 2016

Félix Treviño's music TRVN featured on Arca!

Félix is a BCNM DE student, and interested in exploring the different manifestations of bodies and violence in literature 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 Jul, 2016

Undergraduate Research Fellowship Dispatches: Jennifer Hartman, Lark Buckingham, and Everything After

Jennifer Hartman was selected to work with Lark Buckingham (Art Practice) on her artistic exploration of the culture surrounding sexual violence Read more

21 Jun, 2016

Lark Buckingham and Everything After

Lark Buckingham’s art centers around the forces that shape human identities, particularly those of the queer community Read more

26 May, 2016

Meet Lark Buckingham: Critical Design

Animator, filmmaker, performance artist, designer, tinkerer, activist, and data scientist, Lark Buckingham is a versatile and multidisciplinary provocateur. Read more

19 May, 2016

Announcing Our 2016 Undergraduate Certificate Grads

We're so pleased to be able to share their achievements and wish them the best in their future projects! Read more

19 May, 2016

Announcing our 2016 Graduates

Congrats to all! We lookforward to following their success in their new endeavors! Read more

21 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Critical Play"

A recap of Mary Flanagan's lecture, recapped by Kate Mattingly. Read more

04 Dec, 2015

Revisited: "Everything After: Opossum Impressions"

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

23 Nov, 2015

Announcing our Newest Cohort of Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate Students

We know these students will contribute to the vibrant interdisciplinary life of the Center Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Félix Treviño Read more

19 May, 2014

Cyberphysical Democracy: Online Platforms and Offline Action

Follow Camille Crittenden on Twitter: www.twitter.com/data_democracy Read more

01 Apr, 2014

Technology Services and Training Fellowship

This year, thanks to the craigslist Chair endowment, we were able to support five graduates with awards of $1,000 to help defray technology and training costs. Read more

21 Jan, 2014

Connect with BCNM's Naomi Bragin and Street Dance

This month, hear how Designated Emphasis Ph.D. candidate Naomi Bragin explores power structures through street dance. Read more

06 Nov, 2013

HTNM Blog — Eyal Weizman

A Response to Eyal Weizman’s “Forensic Architecture” by Katherine Chandler (Ph.D. Candidate Rhetoric and Designated Emphasis in New Media) Read more

10 Oct, 2011

States of War: On Enlightenment, Reason, and Political Theory

03 Oct, 2011

The Human Rights Center presents Women, War, and Peace Screening - "I Came to Testify"

October 19, 2011 Read more

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