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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

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

20 Mar, 2023 Special Events

The Parables Experience at MozFest Virtual

with curators ill Weaver (a Detroit-based artist and organizer. They co-founded Emergence Media and Complex Movements)

and Valencia James (a performer, maker, and researcher from Barbados, interested in the intersection between dance, theater, technology, and activism, currently pursuing an MFA in Art Practice at the University of California Berkeley)

This event is hosted by MozFest, which is part art, tech and society convening, part maker festival, and the premiere gathering for activists in diverse global movements fighting for a more humane digital world.  Read more

06 Mar, 2023 Art, Tech & Culture

Unwalling Citizenship

with

Teddy Cruz, Professor, Department of Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego

Fonna Forman, Professor, Department of Political Science and Director, Center on Global Justice, University of California San Diego

Co-sponsored by the Department of Architecture, the Department of Art Practice, the Arts Research Center, and the Center for Latin American 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

29 Aug, 2022 History & Theory

Pua Case on Mauna Kea

Pua Case
Kumu Hula, teacher, and  aloha ʻāina protector  

An Indigenous Technologies event co-sponsored by the American Indian Graduate Program, Arts Research Center, the Department of Ethnic Studies, Media Studies, the Center for Race and Gender, and Native American Studies Read more

14 Feb, 2022 Commons Conversations

Discriminating Data

with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
Canada 150 Research Chair and Professor in New Media; Director of The Digital Democracies Institute, Simon Fraser University 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

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

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

18 Feb, 2021

Women in Tech Symposium – The New Era in Human-Computer Interaction,

We're co-sponsoring! 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

11 Nov, 2020

Clancy Wilmott: Green Parks, Red Dust: Maps, Visual Imperialism and the Cartographic imagination Read more

03 Nov, 2020 Special Events

Visual Activism: Erin McElroy

With Erin McElroy
Postdoctoral Researcher, New York University

Presented by the Arts Research Center and co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for New Media. 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

23 Sep, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

The Copper in my Cooch and Other Technologies

with Marisa Morán Jahn
Artist, Cambridge, MA and New York, NY

Co-sponsored by the Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series and the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Read more

09 May, 2019 Special Events

Critical Making 2019 Showcase

Check out the incredible projects from NWMEDIA C203, featured in the Jacobs Spring Design Showcase! Read more

05 Mar, 2019 Workshops

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 2019

The Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon is an annual event hosted in March where Wikipedians can drop in to edit with other members of the community.  Read more

18 Oct, 2018 Special Events

Hacking Politics: Civic Data Solidarity Panel

with Burak Arikan, artist, founder of Graph Commons
Sinduja Rangarajan, data reporter, Reveal, The Center for Investigative Reporting
Jin Zhu, artist, member of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project 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
  Read more

06 Mar, 2018 Special Events

Art + Feminism, Race, & Justice Editathon Read more

05 Mar, 2018 Special Events

Work in the Intersections: A Black Feminist Disability Framework

with Moya Bailey
Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

Co-sponsored by the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society; the BAD CRIPP community forum; Professor Karen Nakamura, Robert and Colleen Haas Distinguished Chair of Disability Studies; and the Disability Studies Research Cluster 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

06 Apr, 2017 Special Events

Nicholas de Monchaux on Local Code: 3659 Proposals about Data, Design, and the Nature of Cities

Join BCNM at the Berkeley Art Museum and Film Archive with an author talk with Nicholas de Monchaux. Read more

11 Feb, 2017 Special Events

Greg Niemeyer on Hippie Modernisms at BAMPFA

Prof. Niemeyer on the latest exhibition Read more

26 Nov, 2016 Special Events

"Local Code" Book Launch: a Conversation & Reading

with Nicholas de Monchaux Read more

17 Mar, 2016 History & Theory

Critical Play

Mary Flanagan will explore this rich history and point to the theoretical concerns that arise when playing critically.  Read more

26 Jan, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

What Is a Work of Art in the Age of $120,000 Art Degrees?

An ATC lecture by Caroline Woolard Read more

10 Dec, 2012 Special Events

We Witness: A Panel on Digital Video, Social Media, and Political Protest

A panel of leading video activists, filmmakers, + technology developers on the implications for human rights investigations, advocacy campaigns, and social justice Read more

16 Feb, 2012 Special Events

The Fog of Freedom

with Christopher M. Kelty, UCLA Associate Professor Read more

12 Apr, 2011 Special Events

New Media Research Roundtable: Patrick Vinck, Phuong Pham

"New Media and Human Rights Research Methods" Read more

05 May, 2024

Congratulating Our Spring 2024 Undergraduate Certificate Recipients

We wish them well in their future pursuits! Join us in applauding their accomplishments! Read more

03 May, 2024

Congratulating Our Spring 2024 Graduates

Artwork "HAYA" (Life) by Arianna Khmelniuk, in collaboration with Eddie Farr; Photographer: Wyatt Kane. Read more

26 Apr, 2024

BCNM at AAS 2024 Read more

23 Apr, 2024

Rashad Arman Timmons Awarded UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship

The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields. Read more

01 Apr, 2024

Zekarias Musele Thompson and Lee Crandall at the Living Room Light Exchange

Two of our grad students are featured at tonight's Living Room Light Exchange! Read more

30 Nov, 2023

Announcing Our Fall 2023 DE & Certificate Cohort

Haya Constellation Altar, 2019, Arianna Khmelniuk Read more

10 Jul, 2023

Real Life in Real Time Read more

27 Jun, 2023

BCNM's Big Wins 2023

We're so proud to share some our greatest successes from 2022-2023!  Read more

15 Jun, 2023

Announcing BCNM's New Director Tom McEnaney Read more

13 Jun, 2023

Ken Goldberg Exhibiting Trees, Time and Technology

Trees, Time, and Technology: Ancient Wisdom for a Future Ecology Read more

08 Jun, 2023

Yairamaren Roman Maldonado Launches Escritura Publica

This public humanities project proposes to create a space where women can access creative writing and healing techniques as critical tools to address their experiences with different daily social problems on the island of Puerto Rico.  Read more

07 Jun, 2023

Real Life in Real Time Co-Edited by Bo Ruberg

Published by MIT Press, this new volume explores the cultural ramifications of online live streaming, including its effects on identity and power in digital spaces. Read more

19 May, 2023

Congratulating Our Spring 2023 Graduates

Art by Tiare Ribeaux. Read more

10 May, 2023

Conference Grants: Eric Rawn at CHI 23

We are pleased to support our students sharing their work at the premiere conferences in their field. Eric Rawn presented my paper “Understanding Version Control as Material Interaction with Quickpose” at the ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) CHI (Conference on Computer-Human Interaction) in Hamburg, Germany Read more

24 Apr, 2023

BCNM at AERA 2023 Read more

06 Apr, 2023

Work by Edgar Fabián Frías at the Riverside Art Museum

The exhibition Land of Milk and Honey takes place February 25–May 28, 2023. Read more

06 Apr, 2023

Now Hiring: Lecturer in New Media

Next review date: Thursday, Apr 20, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Read more

20 Mar, 2023

Valencia James Co-Curates The Parables Experience

The Parables Experience takes place at MozFest! Read more

13 Mar, 2023

Announcing Our Spring 2023 DE & Certificate Cohort

Image credit: Karthika Baiju. Read more

06 Mar, 2023

Sonia Katyal Receives Dukeminier Award

Sonia K Katyal receives Dukeminier award for her recent writing on gender, sexuality and AI alongside undergraduate Berkeley student Jessica Y Jung.  Read more

15 Feb, 2023

Welcoming Raphael Cohen to BCNM!

Raphael Cohen will serve as the Center's Events Coordinator and Office Manager! Read more

22 Dec, 2022

Fall 2022 Events in Review

Thank you so much for joining us for another semester of BCNM events! We've collected our event transcripts and videos so you can tune in to amazing lectures from Pua Case, BCNM alumni Ra Malika Imhotep and Caleb Luna, Visiting Scholar Gillian Rose, and more.  Read more

19 Dec, 2022

Kelli Moore Transcript and Video Now Online Read more

16 Dec, 2022

Conference Grants: Sophia Perez at the National Humanities Conference

Sophia presented on her work for the Northern Marianas Humanities Council. Read more

29 Nov, 2022

Spring 2023 BCNM Events Read more

27 Nov, 2022

Announcing Our Fall 2022 DE & Certificate Cohort

Valencia James: AI_am Read more

17 Nov, 2022

Announcing the 2023 Eugene Jarvis Recipient

The generous Eugene Jarvis Design Innovation scholarship was awarded to Victor Tze and Winnona Li! Read more

02 Nov, 2022

Clancy Wilmott at NACIS 2022

Clancy Wilmott and Alexis Wood spoke about Indigenous Cartographies for Alternative Futures at NACIS 2022. Read more

14 Oct, 2022

Conference Grants: William Morgan at SLSA 2022

William Morgan, a Fall 2021 Conference Grant recipient, presented “Are You R(obotic)? Can Visiting an AI Mind Tell Us Anything About Our Own?” at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts annual meeting. Read more

27 Sep, 2022

BCNM Statement in Solidarity with Iranian Protestors

As educators and researchers at UC Berkeley Center for New Media we stand in solidarity with Iranian women who are demanding their basic human rights. Read more

11 Sep, 2022

Xiaowei Wang Fellow at the National Center on Race & Digital Justice

Shout out to Xiaowei Wang for being a fellow at the National Center on Race & Digital Justice! Read more

11 Sep, 2022

Summer Research Report: Amanda Barnett

Read about Amanda's preparation for a Spring 2023 exhibit at Wing Luke Museum, Seattle’s Asian Pacific American history museum. Read more

11 Sep, 2022

BCNM 2021-2022 Publications Read more

10 Aug, 2022

Beyond Counting Accountability

Xiaowei Wang has a new article in Just Tech. 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

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

07 Jul, 2022

BCNM at ICA2022

Alumni Christo Sims and Jen Schradie presented at the International Communication Association's 2022 conference. 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

17 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Graduates

Art by Edgar Fabián Frías Read more

16 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Undergraduate Certificate Recipients

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

21 Apr, 2022

Noura Howell on Cracks in the Success Narrative

Noura Howell reflects on her failures in design research practice in "Cracks in the Success Narrative: Rethinking Failure in Design Research through a Retrospective Trioethnogrpahy". Read more

29 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Summer 2022 Research Award Recipients

Image: Fei Pan Read more

31 Jan, 2022

Publisher's Weekly Review of Imaginable

Publisher's Weekly published a book review on Jane McGonigal's 'Imaginable: How to See the Future Coming and Feel Ready—Even Things That Seem Impossible Today'. Read more

13 Dec, 2021

Announcing Our 2021 DE & Certificate Cohort

Art by Xincun Du. Read more

26 Oct, 2021

ATC Revisited: Maria Thereza Alves Read more

20 Oct, 2021

Edgar Fabián Frías at Wxtch Craft

Edgar Fabián Frías was featured in the opening lecture of the Fall Cycle of Wxtch Craft - Studium Generale lecture series 2021-22. Read more

29 Aug, 2021

BCNM 2020-2021 Publications Read more

20 Aug, 2021

Disruptive Fixations Reviewed in Anthro Book Forum

Disruptive Fixations, a book on techno-idealism by alum Chrsito Sims, was given a glowing review in the Anthropology Book Forum. Read more

26 Jul, 2021

We're Hiring: Fall 2021 Work Study Student Assistant

Join the BCNM Events & Communications team! Read more

22 Jul, 2021

Gail De Kosnik Awarded American Cultures Excellence in Teaching Award Read more

04 Jul, 2021

Bo Ruberg on Making Players Care

Bo Ruberg & Rainforest Scully-Blaker publish Making players care: The ambivalent cultural politics of care and video games in the International Journal of Cultural Studies! Read more

25 Jun, 2021

Neyran Turan's Venice Biennale Exhibition Featured in the News Read more

25 May, 2021

BCNM Around the Web May 2021

Check out the amazing work of our faculty, students, and alumni around the web in May! 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

13 Apr, 2021

Video Now Online: Rebecca Wanzo 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

15 Mar, 2021

BCNM Around the Web March 2021

Check out the amazing work of our alumni around the web this March! Read more

30 Jan, 2021

Alenda Chang on Gamers with Glasses

Alum Alenda Chang features on Gamers with Glasses podcast to discuss Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games. Read more

23 Jan, 2021

We're Hiring: Spring 2021 Student Assistant

Join the BCNM Events and Communications team! Read more

21 Dec, 2020

BCNM Fall 2020: Events In Review

We’re so thankful to everyone who tuned in for our events this past semester. Keep reading for a round-up of our events and speakers!  Read more

30 Nov, 2020

Erin McElroy Video Now Online Read more

25 Nov, 2020

Spring 2021 BCNM Events

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

12 Nov, 2020

Announcing our 2020 Undergraduate Cohort

Please join us in welcoming our 2020 cohort of Undergraduate Certificate in New Media students!

  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

12 Oct, 2020

Architecture as Measure Reviewed in Architect Read more

24 Sep, 2020

Seed Grant: William White and the Archaeological Heritage of People's Park Read more

24 Sep, 2020

BCNM 2019-2020 Publications Read more

30 Jul, 2020

We're Hiring: Fall 2020 Student Assistant

Join the BCNM Events and Communications team! Read more

20 Jul, 2020

Bo Ruberg Publishes On LGBTQ Identities Challenging Norms of Demographics

"In the era of algorithms and big data [...] the issue of who is or is not “counted” profoundly affects visibility, access, and power in the digital realm." Read more

17 Jul, 2020

Sonia Katyal on The Paradox of Source Code Secrecy

Cornell Law Review published Sonia Katyal's article, "The Paradox of Source Code Secrecy." Read more

06 Jul, 2020

Trevor Paglen on The Art Angle

A new podcast on why alum Trevor Paglen is doing everything he can to warn humanity about artificial intelligence. 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

30 Mar, 2020

Announcing Our Spring 2020 Graduate Cohort

Image: Jingran Chu. 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

04 Feb, 2020

Conference Grants: Xiaowei Wang on Pearl Parties at SLSA

Xiaowei Wang, a Fall 2019 Conference Grant recipient, presented "Let's Have a Pearl Party: Style and Livestream in the Making of Subculture” at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts annual meeting. Read more

03 Feb, 2020

danah boyd on Privacy in the 2020 Census

danah boyd investigates the US Census Bureau's approach to "differential privacy" and its implications for data products. 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

16 Jan, 2020

We're Hiring: 2020 Student Assistants

Join the BCNM communication and events team! Read more

18 Dec, 2019

Alum Alenda Chang Publishes Playing Nature 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

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

19 Aug, 2019

We're Hiring: 2019-2020 Student Assistants

Join the BCNM communication and events team! Read more

08 Aug, 2019

Jen Schradie at ASA 2019

The American Sociological Association's 2019 theme is "Engaging Social Justice for a Better World" Read more

05 Jul, 2019

Ken Goldberg Interview in Robotics Business Review

Working at the intersection of art, robotics, and social media, Ken shares his thoughts on making robots less clumsy when grabbing objects. Read more

24 Jun, 2019

BCNM around the Web July 2019

Ken Goldberg at BrainBar, on home robots and the relationship between robots and retirement. Nicholas de Monchaux on the moon suit at the Santa Fe Institute. Alum Bo Ruberg's Video Games Have Always Been Queer in Real Life. Alum Jane McGonigal on the gamification of the warehouse. Alum Trevor Paglen on Our Privacy Mess and at Art Basel. Alum Jen Schradie at the Microworks Platform Conference. Read more

19 Jun, 2019

Alum Alenda Chang Co-Editor of Media + Environment

Alenda serves as one of the founding co-editors of a new journal, Media + Environment. Read more

27 May, 2019

Ken Goldberg Co-Chairing AI & Inclusivity Signature Initiative

The Initiative seeks to work on systems for AI that integrate data, algorithms, context, and human values. Read more

19 May, 2019

Congratulating our 2019 Graduates

Work by Mathieu Iniesta. Read more

12 May, 2019

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Revisited

This year, participants edited 17 articles, adding 2,700 words, with over 70 thousand article views so far, and counting! Read more

07 May, 2019

Bo Ruberg Commons Conversation Video Now Online Read more

30 Apr, 2019

#Identity: Hashtagging Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Nation Published Read more

23 Apr, 2019

Commons Conversation Revisited: Bonnie Ruberg 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

02 Apr, 2019

Trevor Paglen at University of Michigan Ann Arbor Art Museum

Alum Trevor Paglen will be featured in "The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene." Read more

21 Mar, 2019

Claudia von Vacano in Daily Cal

Claudia von Vacano moderated a panel around issues of diversity on campus. Read more

14 Mar, 2019

ATC Revisited: Nnedi Okorafor 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

28 Feb, 2019

New Reviews of Queer Games Studies

Two more publications have reviewed alum Bonnie Ruberg's Queer Game Studies. Read more

15 Jan, 2019

BCNM at Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association 2018

Shannon Jackson and alumni Bonnie Ruberg and Caitlin Marshall participated in States of Emergence from November 8-11, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Read more

03 Jan, 2019

BCNM at CSCW 2018

The 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing featured presentations by BCNM faculty, students, and alumni! Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Announcing our Fall 2018 Graduate Cohort Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Ken Goldberg at Bay Area Robotics Symposium 2018

Ken Goldberg was a faculty speaker at BARS 2018, the Bay Area Robotics Symposium held at Stanford University. Read more

05 Nov, 2018

Alum Bonnie Ruberg on Queer Indie Video Games in American Quarterly

Volume 70 of American Quarterly features pieces on the Digital Humanities, one work of which is written by BCNM alum Bonnie Ruberg. Read more

30 Apr, 2018

ATC Revisited: Angela Davis Read more

19 Mar, 2018

Revisited: Work in the Intersections: A Black Feminist Disability Framework

Dr. Moya Bailey, known for her coining of the term "misogynoir", visited Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley on Monday, Mar 5 to dicuss her article that was co-authored with Izetta Mobley. Read more

07 Mar, 2018

Revisited: Art + Feminism, Race, & Justice Editathon

On March 6, the UC Berkeley Library, in partnership with American Cultures, Art History/Classics Library, the Berkeley Center for New Media, DH at Berkeley, the D-Lab, and the Wiki Education Foundation hosted a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to improve the coverage of cis and transgender women, feminism, race, justice, and the arts. Read more

02 Mar, 2018

Video: Ogle on Social Justice and Free Speech in Mythicist Miwaukee

Lyndsey Ogle and her work were featured on an episode of 'Mythicist Miwaukee' 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

05 Dec, 2017

Alum Leslie Dreyer ACES Artist in Residence

"A ‘Sanctuary City’ but who gets to live here?"
with Leslie Dreyer ACES Artist in Residence and BCNM Alum Read more

11 Nov, 2017

BCNM at ASA 2017

Abigail De Kosnik and alum Reginold Royston presented at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting 2017. Read more

26 Oct, 2017

CFP Games Studies Guest Edited by Alum Bonnie Ruberg & Amanda Philips

Alum Bonnie Ruberg and Amanda Philips are guest editors for a special issue in Game Studies, the international journal of computer game research.   Read more

24 Oct, 2017

Announcing the Fall 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Alum Bonnie Ruberg at IndieCade

At the beginning of October, alum Bonnie Ruberg attended IndieCade in Downtown Los Angeles to speak about the relationship between games and politics. Read more

25 May, 2017

Critical Making at Maker Faire 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

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

21 Mar, 2017

Announcing the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

03 Feb, 2017

Engaged Courses: Critical Making Designs Protest Object

Eric Paulos challenged his Critical Making class (NWMEDIA 203) to create and present a novel protest object.  Read more

25 Jan, 2017

Greg Niemeyer on Hippie Modernisms at BAMPFA

31 Oct, 2016

Getting a Game Studies PhD: A Guide for Aspiring Video Game Scholars

A guide written by Bonnie Ruberg, a Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar at USC Read more

11 Oct, 2016

Local Code by Nicholas de Monchaux Out Now at University of Princeton Architectural Press

26 Sep, 2016

Alumna Margaret Rhee featured in S&F Online!

S&F Online is a triannual, multimedia, peer-reviewed, online-only journal of feminist theories and women’s movements 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

21 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Critical Play"

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

04 Nov, 2015

Meet John Scott

Scott explores online learning environments to increase geographic and cultural connections and build diverse communities Read more

08 Oct, 2015

BCNM's Recommended Spring 16 Courses Now Out!

Check out the highlights of new media courses on offer this Spring 2016! And here are a few we're proud to be offering. Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Announcing the 2015-2016 HTNM Series! Read more

29 Apr, 2015

Announcing our Spring 2015 Graduating Class

We'll miss their energy and their intellectual curiosity around BCNM, but wish them all the best in their new endeavors and look forward to the amazing intellectual, artistic, and technological contributions we know they will produce Read more

06 Apr, 2015

Summer 2015 Research Awards

BCNM is proud to announce the recipients of its Summer 2015 Research Awards! Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Bonnie Ruberg

'My dissertation, “Pixel Whipped: Pain, Pleasure, and Media,” uses the concept of virtual pain to reimagine the role of embodiment in supposedly disembodied media form' Read more

28 Jan, 2015

Revisited: Caroline Woolard

From her ATC lecture, "What Is a Work of Art in the Age of $120,000 Art Degrees?" 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

15 May, 2014

Critical Making Showcase

05 May, 2014

Camille Crittenden on Transnational Justice, Culture, and Society

We are proud to announce that Transnational Justice, Culture, and Society. Beyond Outreach, a book for which BCNM Executive Committee member Camille Crittenden contributed a chapter, has been published! Read more

21 Mar, 2014

BCNM Welcomes New Students to the Graduate Certificate in New Media

We are delighted to welcome 3 new graduate students to our Masters Certificate program 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

28 Aug, 2013

New Collaborative Application Design Class!

This course is offered with the support of CITRIS and the Educational Partnerships Office at UCOP Read more

19 Mar, 2013

Announcing the 2013 Peter Lyman Fellow, T. Geronimo Johnson

For his abstract on “New Media Literacy, Aesthetic Education, and Ambiguity in the Age of Irony” 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

01 Oct, 2012

Spring 2013: Eric Paulos Teaches "Critical Making: Materials, Protocols, and Culture"

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

05 Apr, 2012

AirQuest

AirQuest’s objective is to make scientific data playable and accessible to all. Read more

12 Sep, 2011

'Friend' of the Court: New Media and Transitional Justice

Spring 2024

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Spring 2022

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Spring 2020

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Spring 2019

Spring 2018

Spring 2017

Applications for Summer 2024 are due March 5, 2024.

New Media Research Fellowship

Hack the Bells Guide

Applications for Summer 2024 are due March 5, 2024.

New Media Research Fellowship

Hack the Bells Guide