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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

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

Today 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

12 Feb, 2024 Art, Tech & Culture

After Man: Alterhuman Ethics and Poetics at the Climate Change Tipping Point

with micha cárdenas
Associate Professor, Critical Race & Ethnic Studies and Performance, Play & Design, University of California, Santa Cruz

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

30 Nov, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Echoes from the Borderlands

with Valeria Luiselli, Leo Heiblum, and Ricardo Giraldo
Artists

A Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies event, presented with the Townsend Center for the Humanities, the Arts Research Center (ARC), the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT), the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS), co-sponsored by the Center for Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry (CICI) and the American Cultures Center. Read more

29 Nov, 2023 Special Events

Echoes from the Borderlands (Audio Excerpt Listening Session)

featuring the work of Valeria Luiselli
Artist

A Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies special event, presented with the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT). Read more

13 Nov, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

What Gets Amplified

with Raven Chacon
Composer 

An Indigenous Technologies event co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center (ARC), the Department of Music, the Department of Ethnic Studies, and the Department of Art Practice

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16 Oct, 2023 History & Theory

Rerouting Media in the Living Forest

with Martina Broner
Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Dartmouth College, and Co-Founder of the Amazonia Section of the Latin American Studies Association  

A Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies and Indigenous Technologies event co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLAS), the Media Studies program, and the Department of Art Practice Read more

11 Oct, 2023 History & Theory

[* Postponed / New Date Forthcoming *] AI and the Humanities: Generative Creativity and Interpretation

with Timnit Gebru, Founder & Executive Director, The Distributed AI Research Institute (DAIR); Vikram Chandra, Writer and Co-Founder, Granthika Co.; Hannah Zeavin, Assistant Professor, Department of History and Berkeley Center for New Media, University of California, Berkeley  

Presented with the Townsend Center for Humanities  Read more

02 Oct, 2023 Commons Conversations

Designing for Animation

with Tim Evatt
Production Designer at Pixar Animation Studio

A Commons Conversation Read more

18 Sep, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

A Historical Dance of New Media

with Eduardo Costa
Artist

A Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies event co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice Read more

11 Sep, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Tectonic Echoes in the Information Age (ten years later)

with Jesse Colin Jackson
Associate Professor, Department of Art, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California, Irvine

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice and the Department of Geography Read more

07 Sep, 2023 Special Events

BCNM Fall 2023 Open House

Join the Berkeley Center for New Media for our annual open house! Read more

28 Aug, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

The ghost in the machine is me.

with Jen Liu, Artist

Moderated by Xiaowei R. Wang

Accompanied by Mia J. Chong, Dancer

Co-sponsored by the English Department and the Department of Art Practice Read more

11 Jul, 2023 Conference

ELO 2023

ELO 2023 | Overcoming Divides: Electronic Literature and Social Change Read more

17 Mar, 2023 Conference

The Past into the Future: Afrofuturism and Ancient Egypt

with Rita Lucarelli (UC Berkeley), Max Jefferson (UC Berkeley), Ytasha Womack (Chicago), Vorris Nunley (UC Riverside), Darryl Smith (UC Berkeley), John Jennings (UC Riverside), Stanford Carpenter (University of Chicago), Claudia Attimonelli (University of Bari, Italy), Dexter Story (UCLA), Luciana Parisi (Duke University), Abu Qadim Haqq, and more.  

Presented by Center of Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) with the support of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society (CSTMS), the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM), the Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (MELC), and the Italian Institute of Culture, San Francisco. Read more

13 Mar, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Road to Hybridabad

with Osman Khan
Professor, Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the South Asia Art Initiative Read more

10 Mar, 2023 Conference

Hydrocolonialism Symposium

Featuring: Katie Anania (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Craig Cohen (UCSF), Mina Girgis (UC Berkeley), Mahmoud Hassan (Fayoum University), Isabel Hofmeyr (New York University), Rita Lucarelli (UC Berkeley), Mercy Mueni (TMWDP), Ibrahim Mwakare (TMWDP), Greg Niemeyer (UC Berkeley), Xitlaly Olivera (UC Berkeley), Patrick Owuor (York University), Sera Young (Northwestern University) and many more TBA.

Co-presented with the Department of Art Practice, with support from the Haas Scholars Program.  Read more

08 Mar, 2023 Special Events

Ferguson Rises: Black Grief, Insurgent Memory, and the Politics of Transformation

with Rashad Arman Timmons, Abolition Democracy Dissertation Fellow, Black Studies Collaboratory and PhD Candidate African American Studies, UC Berkeley; Michael Brown Sr, Father of Michael Brown Jr. and Founder, The Michael Brown Organization/Chosen For Change; Cal Brown, Stepmother of Michael Brown Jr. and Co-Founder, The Michael Brown Organization/Chosen For Change. Read more

02 Mar, 2023 Commons Conversations

Media Ruins: Infrastructural Restitution and Building Futures in Post-Conflict Cambodia

with Maggie Jack (Syracuse University, The School of Information)

Presented by the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society (CSTMS), and the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) is co-sponsoring. Read more

30 Jan, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Generative Art and Deep Learning AI

with Nettrice Gaskins
Digital artist, academic, and cultural critic

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center, the Jacobs Institute for Design, and Media Studies Read more

07 Nov, 2022 History & Theory

Animating Cities Digitally: Processing Urban Space and Time

with Gillian Rose
Visiting Scholar in Department of Geography; Professor, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford

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

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 Oct, 2022 Special Events

Author Meets Critics: “Keeping It Unreal: Comics and Black Queer Fantasy”

with Darieck Scott

Professor of African American Studies at UC Berkeley

Moderated by Greg Niemeyer, Professor of Media Innovation, and Toban Fellow, Director of the Art Practice Graduate Program at UC Berkeley

Co-sponsored by Social Science Matrix and the Department of African American Studies Read more

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

07 Sep, 2022 Special Events

BCNM Fall 2022 Open House

Join the Berkeley Center for New Media for our annual open house! Read more

14 Apr, 2022 Art, Tech & Culture

George's Blues: An Investigation of George Washington Carver’s Legacy as an Artist and Cook

with Seitu Jones
Artist, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Presented in partnership the Department of Art Practice and co-sponsored by American Cultures. Read more

15 Mar, 2022 Special Events

Artist Talk with Dario Robleto

with Dario Robleto
Artist, Houston; ARC's Spring 2022 Artist-in-Residence

Presented by the Arts Research Center with co-sponsorship from the Departments of Art Practice and Ethnic Studies, the Latinx Research Center, and 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

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

08 Nov, 2021 Commons Conversations

Seeing is Not Enough: Citizen Videography in Israel-Palestine

with Liat Berdugo
Artist and Writer, Associate Professor, The University of San Francisco 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

04 Oct, 2021 Art, Tech & Culture

Colonial Practices and Cultural Repression by the Municipality against the Community Museum of the Valle de Xico but “It is our 25th anniversary and we are still here.”

with Maria Thereza Alves
Artist
Moderated by Edgar Fabián Frias

Presented in partnership with the Center for Latin American Studies. Co-sponsored by Spanish & Portuguese, the Center for Race and Gender, the Arts Research Center, and and The American Indian Graduate Program. 
  Read more

13 Sep, 2021 Art, Tech & Culture

How Can a Maori Girl Recolonise the Screen Using Mighty Pixels

with Lisa Reihana
​Artist, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Presented with Berkeley Arts + Design and co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and The American Indian Graduate Program. Read more

22 Apr, 2021 History & Theory

Indigenous Games

with Elizabeth LaPensée
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

Co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice.

Image credit: Elizabeth LaPensée Read more

15 Apr, 2021 Workshops

Grad Chat: Alt Ac Careers

BCNM hosts our Grad Chat on alt academic careers with UC Berkeley grads Jennifer Lowe, Dan Perkel, and Aylon SamouhaRead more

05 Apr, 2021 Art, Tech & Culture

The Sonic Image

with Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Artist, Dubai

Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Arts Research Center, and the Department of Art Practice Read more

18 Mar, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy: Piracy & Capitalism Panel

with Jennifer Holt, Brewster Kahle, Alexander Dent, and Keller Easterling Read more

11 Mar, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy: Fandom & Race Panel

with andré carrington, Racquel Gates, Alfred Martin, and Rukmini Pande Read more

04 Mar, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy Keynote: “Studies in Unauthorized Reproduction”

with Kavita Philip

The President's Excellence Chair in Network Cultures at the University of British Columbia and a Professor of English with the UBC Department of English Language and Literatures Read more

01 Mar, 2021 History & Theory

A Conversation on Wildfire Ecologies

with Margo Robbins

Co-founder and President of the Cultural Fire Management Council

and Valentin Lopez

Chair of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
Presented in partnership with Berkeley Arts + Design as part of Arts + Design Mondays.

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25 Feb, 2021 Conference

Fandom + Piracy Keynote: “How should we theorize injury in fan studies?”

with Rebecca Wanzo

Professor and Chair of the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Washington University in St. Louis Read more

03 Feb, 2021 History & Theory

Indigenous Cyber-relationality: Discerning the Limits and Potential for Connective Action

with Marisa Duarte
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Co-sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society, the School of Information, American Cultures, and the Center for Race and Gender. Read more

16 Nov, 2020 Commons Conversations

Blockchain Chicken Farm and Grass Mud Horses

with Xiaowei Wang 
Writer and artist; author of Blockchain Chicken Farm

An Xiao Mina
Writer and artist; author of From Memes to Movements Read more

07 Nov, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

The Sinofuturist Trilogy: Sinofuturism (1839-2046 AD), Geomancer, and AIDOL

with Lawrence Lek
Artist, Filmmaker and Musician

Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the Department of Art Practice. 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

25 Oct, 2020 Special Events

Crisis and Creativity: Virtual Artists in Residence at UC Berkeley South Asia Art Initiative

With Mithu Sen

Performs conceptual and interactive multi-format byproducts which include drawing, poetry, moving images, sculptures, installations, sound

And Brendan Fernandes

Canadian artist working at the intersection of dance and visual arts Read more

12 Oct, 2020 Commons Conversations

Cultural Heritage & Cultural Consumption

with Gu Jiang
National Center for Industry Research
Nanjing University Read more

01 Oct, 2020 Workshops

Grad Chat: Advice on the Academic Job Market from Berkeley Alums

Featuring Alenda Chang, Neha Kumar, and Aaminah Norris
Moderated by Jacob Gaboury, Assistant Professor of Film & Media Read more

21 Sep, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

Notes on the Role of the Artist when the world has always been on fire??

with Pope.L
Artist, Chicago

Presented by the Department of Art Practice Read more

10 Sep, 2020 History & Theory

A Conversation with the Sogorea Te' Land Trust

with Corrina Gould
Lisjan Ohlone leader and co-founder of the Sogorea Te' Land Trust
moderated by Marcelo Garzo Montalvo Read more

22 Jan, 2020 Commons Conversations

Digital Hijras: Intersex/ tions of Postcolonial and Queer Digital Humanities

with Rahul Gairola
Murdoch University

Co-sponsored by the Color of New Media Working Group. Read more

12 Apr, 2018 Special Events

EV’RY BODY, THIS TIME: A Sexuality Studies Conference

A conference free and open to the public hosted by the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture, and co-sponsored by BCNM. Read more

15 Jun, 2015 Special Events

QGCON Call for Proposals

The Queerness and Games Conference, hosted here at UC Berkeley, wants to know your thoughts on gaming and inclusivity, and more Read more

07 Dec, 2023

Congratulating Our Fall 2023 Graduates

Omnidirectional wifi speaker, Hae Sung Park. Read more

11 Aug, 2023

Dongho Shin on Digital Systems Generating Mnemonics

Read about Dongho Shin's project to develop digital systems capable of generating mnemonics—strategies that enhance memory retention, such as creating wordplay, narratives, and visuals. Read more

26 Jul, 2023

Announcing the 2023-2024 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

We are excited to announce the 2023-2024 season of our ATC lecture series, featuring Jen Liu, Jesse Colin Jackson, Valeria Luiselli, and more! Read more

26 Jul, 2023

Announcing the 2023-2024 History and Theory of New Media Season

We are excited to announce the 2023-2024 season of our HTNM lecture series, featuring Paloma Duong, Erik Davis, Lauren Klein, and more! Read more

26 Jul, 2023

Announcing the 2023-2024 Indigenous Technologies Season

We are excited to announce the 2023-2024 season of our Indigenous Technologies lecture series, featuring Raven Chacon, Christina Leza, Trevor Reed, and more! Read more

26 Jul, 2023

Announcing the 2023-2024 Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies Season

We are excited to announce the 2023-2024 season of our Latinx & Latin American Media Ecologies lecture series, featuring Eduardo Costa, Martina Broner, micha cárdenas, and more! Read more

08 Jun, 2023

Spring 2023 Events Review Read more

19 May, 2023

Congratulating Our Spring 2023 Graduates

Art by Tiare Ribeaux. Read more

23 Mar, 2023

Announcing Our Summer 2023 Research Award Recipients

We are thrilled to share our 2023 Summer Research Fellows from Architecture, Art Practice, Design, Education, Film & Media, Geography, and Theater, Dance and Performance Studies!  Read more

30 Dec, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2023 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Congratulations to Isabel Li, Riya Manimaran, and Xiaowen Yuan! Read more

29 Nov, 2022

Spring 2023 BCNM Events Read more

19 Oct, 2022

Ken Goldberg at ISRR 2022

Ken Goldberg and team present at the 2022 International Symposium on Robotics Research. Read more

22 Jul, 2022

Fall 2022 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers! Featuring BCNM poet alums Ra Malika Imhotep and Caleb Luna, UCB Professor of Music Ken Ueno, Indigenous Technologies, and more!  Read more

21 Jul, 2022

Announcing the 2022-2023 History and Theory of New Media Season

We are excited to announce the 2022-2023 season for the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series, featuring Kelli Moore, Gloria Emeagwali, Gillian Rose, and more!  Read more

20 Jul, 2022

Announcing the 2022-2023 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

We are excited to announce the 2022-2023 season for our ATC Lecture Series! Featuring Teddy Cruz and Fonna Foreman, and artsits Nettrice Gaskins and Osman Khan. Read more

29 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Summer 2022 Research Award Recipients

Image: Fei Pan Read more

09 Feb, 2022

Mechanical Search on Shelves Using a Novel "Bluction" Tool

A new paper from Ken Goldberg and team. Read more

06 Jan, 2022

Spring 2022 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers! Read more

19 Aug, 2021

BCNM Students Win 2021 Cadogan Awards

Art from Edgar Fabián Frías Read more

30 Jul, 2021

Fall 2021 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers and online events! Featuring more events from our Indigenous Technologies Initiative, the artists Lisa Reihana and Maria Thereza Alves, and more.  Read more

30 Jul, 2021

Announcing the 2021-2022 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

We are excited to announce the 2021-2022 season for the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium!  Read more

30 Jul, 2021

Announcing the 2021-2022 History and Theory of New Media Season

The History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series brings to campus leading humanities scholars working on issues of media transition and technological emergence. Read more

23 Jul, 2021

BCNM Around the Web July 2021

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

21 May, 2021

Congratulating our 2021 Graduates

These students have been pivotal to the new media landscape at Cal, and we are excited to see the incredible future work they undertake in their respective fields. 

Artwork by Tina Piracci Read more

29 Mar, 2021

Announcing the Spring 2021 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

Photo credit: Yuyao Jin Read more

25 Nov, 2020

Spring 2021 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers! Read more

30 Sep, 2020

John Scott on Coming Together when Learning at a Distance

John Scott wrote an article titled "Coming Together When Learning at a Distance" on the Blackboard Blog. 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

03 Sep, 2020

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado on Remote Instruction

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado recently published an article on Medium titled "A Low-Tech State of Mind: Applying the Principles of Minimal Computing to Remote Instruction." 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

11 Aug, 2020

Fall 2020 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for this incredible line up of speakers!

  Read more

10 Aug, 2020

Announcing the 2020-2021 History and Theory of New Media Season

This year, we are thrilled to share that our theme for the 2020-2021 series is Indigenous Technologies. Read more

10 Aug, 2020

Announcing the 2020-2021 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

Image provided by Lawrence Lek. Read more

06 Aug, 2020

Alum John Scott on Inclusion in the Transition to Remote Teaching Read more

29 Apr, 2020

Congratulating Our 2020 Undergraduate Certificate Graduates

Congratulations to our 2020 cohort, who are graduating with the New Media Undergraduate Certificate!

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03 Apr, 2020

HTNM Revisited: Feminist Open Access & Internet Publishing Read more

03 Apr, 2020

John Scott on Accessibility Trends and Ally Usage

Check out BCNM alum John Scott's work and research on accessibility and inclusion in digital learning. Read more

27 Feb, 2020

Alum John Scott at Blackboard Ally Tour

Check out all of the episodes from BCNM alum John Scott's 2019 Blackboard Ally Tour! 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

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

21 Apr, 2019

Jacob Gaboury at Jacobs Design Field Notes

Jacob discussed the queer history of computing in the Jacob Institute's For Whom? By Whom? program. Read more

21 Mar, 2019

Announcing our Spring 2019 Graduate Cohort

Art by Yuanpei Zhuang. Read more

08 Feb, 2019

Revisited: Questioning New Media Performance Night Read more

18 Jul, 2018

Ritwik Banerji Published on Interactions with Artificial Social Agents

The article is titled: "De-instrumentalizing HCI: Social Psychology, Rapport Formation, and Interactions with Artificial Social Agents" Read more

27 May, 2018

Research Dispatches: Joyce Lee on Auditory Data Representation

Joyce Lee assisted Michelle Carney with her research on auditory data representation, as part of Lee's BCNM research fellowship.  Read more

30 Apr, 2018

Molly Nicholas at TEI 2018

As one of the recipients of the Spring 2018 BCNM Conference Grant, Molly Nicholas received funding to attend and present her research findings at TEI 2018. Read more

30 Jan, 2018

Alum Jen Schradie Publishes on the Digital Activism Gap

Schradie published "The Digital Activism Gap" in Social Problems Read more

25 Jan, 2018

Introducing our Spring 2018 Research Assistants

Each year, the BCNM selects four graduate student projects that we believe will both interest and prove engaging to undergraduates. Undergraduates apply to be a research fellow and once selected, they have the opportunity to work on high-level research in concert with our graduates, who mentor them on research methods. Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Ken Goldberg in A Berkeley View of Systems Challenges for AI

Ken Goldberg collaborated with 16 other Berkeley researchers in composing a paper on their perspectives of systems challenges for AI. Read more

20 Nov, 2017

Welcome to Our Fall 2017 Graduate Cohort Read more

29 Aug, 2017

Greg Niemeyer & Ron Rael at Focus on the Visual Conference

This year's UC Berkeley Librarian Association conference turns its eyes to the digital humanities field Read more

16 May, 2017

Andrew Atwood Receives Seed Grant for New Apps for New Audiences

Andrew Atwood received a $5000 junior faculty seed grant to create interactive app designs as a way to engage and attract new audiences to architecture Read more

24 Apr, 2017

ATC Video Now Online: “Designing Spaces for New Media Art”

If you missed our recent Arts, Technology and Culture colloquium with Andy and Deborah Rappaport - the video is now live Read more

20 Apr, 2017

Revisited: "Conveying Climate Change"

Paul Miller, aka DJ Spooky, discussed how art can support science in advance of the Science March on Washington Read more

18 Apr, 2017

Revisited: Technology and Forensic Evidence in Chilean Human Rights Investigations

with Eden Medina, Prof. of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University Read more

13 Apr, 2017

Announcing our 2017-2018 Faculty Seed Grant Recipients Read more

06 Apr, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Summer Research Award Recipients Read more

04 Apr, 2017

Revisited: “Designing Spaces for New Media Art”

Andy and Deborah Rappaport, founders of the Minnesota Street Project, which houses affordable spaces for artists and non-profits, shared the pleasures and challenges of collecting art objects in this digital age. Read more

23 Feb, 2017

BCNM Alums’ QGCon 2017 Moves to LA

The Queerness and Games Conference takes the trip from NorCal to SoCal. Read more

24 Oct, 2016

New Images from Greg Niemeyer’s Research Trip to Barrow!

With a BCNM grant, Prof. Greg Niemeyer is creating radial visualizations of the internet from the inside out Read more

04 Oct, 2016

Revisited: "Network Analysis of Media Studies"

On Miriam Posner's workshop event, recapped by Miyoko Conley. Read more

11 Jul, 2016

Greg Niemeyer and the Internet from the Inside Out.

Greg Niemeyer will create radial visualizations of the internet from the inside out 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

03 Dec, 2014

Welcoming New Undergraduate Certificate Students

Hailing from a range of disciplines, the undergraduates who applied exemplified the interdisciplinary community the Center serves Read more

21 Jul, 2014

Hack the Bells Launches

The world’s first interdisciplinary open license contest celebrating the carillon launched: Hack the Bells Read more

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

Fall 2020

Applications for Summer 2024 are due March 5, 2024.

New Media Research Fellowship

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New Media Research Fellowship