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Exhibition Ergonomics

The Interactive Film and Media Theory of Lillian Moller Gilbreth by Julia Irwin! Read more

2 days ago

Ken Goldberg Co-Author in ICRA24 Best Paper

Congratulations to the authors of "Open X-Embodiment: Robotic Learning Datasets and RT-X." Read more

5 days ago

BCNM's Big Wins 2024

We're so proud to share some our greatest successes from 2023-2024!  Read more

15 May, 2024

Vincente Perez Awarded Dissertation Year Fellowship

This prestigious fellowship provides funding to diverse doctoral students that allow them to prioritize and focus on completing the dissertation. Read more

15 May, 2024

Jaclyn Zhou Awarded Center for Japanese Studies Fellowship

Congratulations, Jaclyn! Read more

15 May, 2024

A volcanic eruption severed communications in Tonga. The reason lay deep under the sea.

Berkeley News highlights the work of Nicole Starosielski and her students in building awareness of this hidden, yet essential, infrastructure. Read more

13 May, 2024

Video now online! Lauren Klein's Historical Data, Present-Day Harms: On the Uses and Limits of Data Science for the Study of Social Movements

Missed the talk with Lauren Klein? A recording of the lecture has now been uploaded to YouTube. Read more

08 May, 2024

Alum Naomi Bragin Publishes Kinethic California Read more

07 May, 2024

Alum Trevor Paglen Highlighted in Artnet

Trevor's work is spotlighted in Emily Steer's article on "How the Cosmos and Night Sky Inspire Contemporary Artists." Read more

06 May, 2024

Julia Irwin Awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship Read more

27 Apr, 2024 Special Events

Re-presenting Spaces: Literature, Ecology, the World We Share

The Cal Comp Lit Symposium featuring Emma Fraser as keynote. Read more

22 Apr, 2024 History & Theory

Historical Data, Present-Day Harms: On the Uses and Limits of Data Science for the Study of Social Movements

with Lauren Klein
Winship Distinguished Research Professor, Departments of Quantitative Theory & Methods and English, Emory University 

Presented with the Digital Humanities program and co-sponsored by the College of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CCDS), the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, and the Media Studies program Read more

11 Apr, 2024 Special Events

Questioning History in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Keynote: Shane Denson, Stanford University
5-7pm on Thursday, April 11
in Dwinelle 142

Seminars Thursday, 4/11
in the Social Sciences Matrix Read more

08 Apr, 2024 Commons Conversations

Computing the News: Data Journalism and the Search for Objectivity

with Sylvain Parasie
Professor of Sociology at Sciences Po (Paris) and Director of Sciences Po's Media Lab

A Commons Conversation Read more

01 Apr, 2024 History & Theory

AI & the Humanities: AI is Weird

with Erik Davis
Writer, Journalist, and Lecturer

Presented in partnership with the Townsend Center for Humanities. Read more

21 Mar, 2024 History & Theory

Seeing and Seafaring: Maritime Navigation and the Scopic Regime of Computation

with Bernard Geoghegan
Reader in the History and Theory of Digital Media, King's College, London

A History & Theory of New Media lecture presented by the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (CSTMS) Read more

18 Mar, 2024 Commons Conversations

Book Forms as New Media

with Vincente Perez, author of Other Stories to Tell Ourselves, and Clarkisha Kent, author of Fat Off, Fat On: A Big Bitch Manifesto

A Commons Conversation Read more

13 Mar, 2024 History & Theory

AI & the Humanities: Artificial Intelligence and Translation

with Behrooz Ghorbani, Researcher, OpenAI
Cathy Park Hong, English, UC Berkeley
Hoyt Long, East Asian Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago

Presented in partnership with the Townsend Center for the Humanities. Read more

04 Mar, 2024 History & Theory

Mediascapes of Postsocialism: Cuban New Media Cultures After the End of History

with Paloma Duong
Associate Professor of Latin American and Media Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

A Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies event co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS) and the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (CSTMS) Read more

26 Feb, 2024 History & Theory

Unsettling Sound Technologies: Indigenous Sonic Sovereignty and Border Politics

with Christina Leza, Professor of Anthropology and Indigenous Studies, Colorado College, and Trevor Reed, Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Moderated by Sierra Edd, Indigenous Technologies Coordinator

An Indigenous Technologies event co-sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Department of Art Practice Read more