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07 Apr, 2021 Special Events

Free Ekpar: Commemorating Five Years of Unjust Detention

Join Rayhan Asat (Harvard Law School ‘16) in commemorating the fifth anniversary of her brother Ekpar’s unjust imprisonment by the Chinese government. Read more

01 Feb, 2021 Special Events

Performing Cultural Exchange on Ohlone Homelands in Huichin

with Pauline Lampton, Director of Miriki Performing Arts

Corrina Gould, co-founder of the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust

Erica Estrada, Northern Pomo Dancer

Presented with UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies in partnership with Berkeley Arts + Design as part of Arts + Design Mondays. Read more

05 Nov, 2020 History & Theory

World Re-Building: Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures

with Skawennati
Artist & Co-Director of Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace 

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice and the Townsend Center for the Humanities. 

Image credit: Skawennati, "Renewal" 2016 Read more

21 Oct, 2019 Commons Conversations

On the Fringe of Minitel: Alternative Uses of a State-Sponsored Communications Network A Participatory Masterclass

with Julien Mailland
Associate Professor of Telecommunications, Indiana University Media School Read more

19 Nov, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

RESCHEDULED: Daemons Tools Art Tech

Due to air quality issues, this talk is being rescheduled for September 23rd, 2019. Please check back soon for more information! Read more

20 Mar, 2015 Special Events

Tarek Atoui Concert

A concert by electroacoustic composer Tarek Atoui. Co-presented with the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) and the MATRIX Program Read more

09 Mar, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

DeafSpace and Making Musical Instruments

by Tarek Atoui, electroacoustic composer Read more

17 Feb, 2015 Special Events

Welcome to Braggsville: Author Talk

T. Geronimo Johnson in Conversation With April Sinclair Read more

07 May, 2013 Workshops

New Media Research Workshop: "Youth, New Media, and Social Reproduction"

A presentation by Jeremy Schulz, UC Berkeley Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study, on the multifaceted linkages between new media and social reproduction 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

13 Nov, 2012 Special Events

Anthropology as BIG DATA: Making the Case for Ethnography as a Critical Dimension in Digital Media and Technology Studies

Mary Gray, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research New England and Associate Professor of Communication and Culture at Indiana University, on big data in human comunication research Read more

16 Oct, 2012 Workshops

New Media Research Workshop, “Getting Down and Dirty with Facebook Research”

Lindsay Bayham (Sociology) will share experiences of Facebook data collection with youth in Ghana Read more

11 May, 2022

Sonia Katyal on LGBTQ+ Rights

As every day we hear new reports of laws limiting LGBTQ+ rights, UC Berkeley professors weigh in on the current experience of our LGBTQ+ community. Read more

30 Mar, 2022

Hannah Zeavin Awarded Inaugural Timothy Shary Prize

The Timothy Shary prize for Best Essay published in Children’s and Youth Media is awarded by The Children and Youth Media Special Interest Group at the Society for Cinema and Media 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

14 Nov, 2021

Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2022. Read more

20 Oct, 2021

The Immune Sequence by Hannah Zeavin Read more

27 Sep, 2021

Jenna Burrell Joins BCNM Executive Committee

We extend a warm welcome to Professor Jenna Burrell, who has joined BCNM's executive committee. Read more

19 Feb, 2021

Announcing the 2021 Lyman Fellowship Recipient Read more

07 Dec, 2020

Congratulations to our Fall 2020 BCNM Graduates!

Congratulations to our Fall 2020 BCNM graduates, jazmin calderón torres and Yairamen Roman Maldonado! Read more

14 Oct, 2020

Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2021. Read more

29 Apr, 2020

Congratulating our 2020 Graduates

Photo: Bowen Wei. Read more

12 Feb, 2020

Greg Niemeyer Receives CLTC Grant

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity awarded Greg Niemeyer one of its inaugural grants for his music video project, "SweetWire." Read more

06 Feb, 2020

BCNM at AAA 2019

DE Juliana Friend and alum Reginold Royston presented their riveting research at the American Anthropological Association's annual meeting last year.  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

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

13 Nov, 2019

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2020. Read more

10 Oct, 2019

ATC Revisited: Marisa Morán Jahn Read more

11 Aug, 2019

Interview with Koci Hernandez in ASMP

The American Society of Media Photographers featured Koci Hernandez in "Questions with an Educator." Read more

19 May, 2019

Alum Jenni Higgs Publishes Learning as Movement in Social Design-Based Experiments

The article, written with Kris Gutiérrez, José Lizárraga, and Eduardo Rivero, was published in Human Development 2019, volume 62! Read more

21 Mar, 2019

Announcing our Spring 2019 Graduate Cohort

Art by Yuanpei Zhuang. Read more

03 Jan, 2019

Alum Jen Schradie in Libération on the Digital Divide

The authors challenge the assumption that youth have an intuitive understanding of technology, pointing to the impact of class on digital accessibility. Read more

27 Dec, 2018

Greg Niemeyer's Quantopia at YBCA Read more

11 Nov, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2019. Read more

28 Jul, 2018

Welcoming Laurie Macfee to BCNM

Laurie Macfee will serve as the Events Coordinator and Office Manager at the BCNM and ARC Read more

09 May, 2018

Congratulating our 2018 Graduates Read more

02 Feb, 2018

Malika Imhotep at NWSA 2017

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant, Malika Imhotep received funding to attend and present her research findings at the 2017 National Women's Studies Association Conference. 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

02 Nov, 2017

Michelle Carney and other MIMS Students Win AR Hackathon!

Michelle Carney, Michelle Chen, Connor Hunihan, Daphne Jong and Ching-yi Lin won CitizenAR hackathon with an application for the Tenderloin community to interact and connect through an AR game design. Read more

30 Oct, 2017

Lyman Fellowship Applications Now Open

We are now accepting applications from current UC Berkeley PhD students. Applications are due February 1, 2018. Read more

27 Jun, 2017

Jenni Higgs in Review of Research in Education

This BCNM grad contributed to a paper on the reconceptualization of educational inquiry in the March issue of Review of Research of Education. Read more

31 May, 2017

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

25 May, 2017

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Canyon Perry

Canyon Perry was selected to work with Yaira Roman Madonado on her project Literary and Digital Avant-Gardes in Post-National Puerto Rico. Read more

24 May, 2017

Christo Sims Publishes Disruptive Fixation Read more

16 May, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Graduates

We look forward to sharing their future endeavors!

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06 Apr, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Summer Research Award Recipients Read more

21 Mar, 2017

Announcing the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

21 Feb, 2017

Introducing Our Undergraduate Research Fellows Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Conference Grants: Juliana Friend in DC

22 Nov, 2016

Peter Lyman Fellowship Application Now Open

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship in New Media! Read more

24 Oct, 2016

Jenni Higgs at DML

Here's a report of her recent presentation for this year's DML conference! Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Yairamaren Roman Maldonado on Digital Stories and Popular Voices in Puerto Rico

Here's what she discovered with a BCNM-funded grant 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

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

22 Jul, 2015

Tech Award Dispatches: Lark Buckingham

03 Mar, 2015

Announcing the 2015 Peter Lyman Fellow

he 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

12 Feb, 2015

Naomi Bragin Read more

09 Feb, 2015

T. Geronimo Johnson Releases New Novel

His first novel, Hold It ’Til It Hurts, was a finalist for the 2013 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. Read more

04 Jun, 2014

Shot and Captured by Naomi Bragin in The Drama Review

This piece grows from Naomi's past teaching at Youth Uprising community center in East Oakland Read more

10 Apr, 2014

Announcing BCNM's 2014 Summer Research Awards

Congratulations to this year's Summer Research Award recipients! Each student will receive $1,000 of summer assistance to support their research initiatives. 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

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

20 Nov, 2013

Now Accepting Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship Applications

Applications Due: February 1, 2014 Read more

10 Apr, 2013

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

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

27 Feb, 2013

BCNM Student Presentations for the annual BEARS Research Symposium, February 14, 2013

Exciting and innovative new UC Berkeley research projects weree presented at the Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium (BEARS). Read some of our students' research here! Read more

17 Jan, 2013

DataCenter Welcomes Margaret Rhee (BCNM DE) to Board of Directors

Focusing on research justice and participatory methods, DataCenter partners with marginalized communities providing training and resources in research Read more

15 Jan, 2013

Call for Applications: Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship in New Media

Summer Stipend of $5,000
Applications Due: February 11, 2013
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10 Dec, 2012

BCNM New Media Graduate Students Present Their Research

Their presentations spanned a wide range of study including street dance, machine learning and cyber-communication Read more

17 Nov, 2011

Call for Applications: Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship in New Media

Applications due February 6, 2012 Read more

21 Jul, 2011

Back to the Virtual Farm

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