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2 days ago 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14 Mar, 2022 Art, Tech & Culture

The Right to Be Creative

with Margarita Kuleva 
National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg

Rescheduled from Spring 2020

Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, the Department of the History of Art, the Arts Research Center, and the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities. 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

07 Feb, 2022 History & Theory

Tequiologies: Indigenous Solutions Against Climate Catastrophe

with Yásnaya Elena Aguilar Gil
Linguist, writer, translator, language rights activist and researcher ayuujk (mixe)
Presented in partnership with the Center for Latin American Studies. Co-sponsored by Alianza UCMX, Spanish & Portuguese, 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

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

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 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

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

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

15 Apr, 2020 Special Events

ONLINE: DH Fair Read more

13 Apr, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

ONLINE: Neural Abstractions

*Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, this event has been moved to the online platform Zoom*

with Tom White
Artist and Researcher
Victoria University of Wellington School of Design

Cosponsored by Autolab and the CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) and held in conjunction with the DH Faire.

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06 Apr, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

POSTPONED: Notes on Recent Work of the Past Five Years

with William Pope.L
Artist, Chicago

Presented by the Department of Art Practice Read more

16 Mar, 2020 Commons Conversations

ONLINE: Expanded Internet Art

with Ceci Moss, curator, writer, education, LA

 

*Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, this event has been moved to the online platform Zoom* Read more

12 Mar, 2020 History & Theory

ONLINE: Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

*Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions, this event has been moved to the online platform Zoom*

 

with Francesca Coppa, co-founder Organization for Transformative Works
and Kristina Busse and Karen Hellekson, co-founders Transformative Works & Cultures

Co-sponsored by the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, the School of Information, the D-Lab, UC Berkeley Libraries, and the Department of Film & Media Read more

24 Feb, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

In Search for My Robot: Emergent Media, Racialized Gender, and Creativity

with Margaret Rhee
Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo; Visiting Scholar, NYU

Co-sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Department of Comparative Literature Read more

27 Jan, 2020 Art, Tech & Culture

Dancing with Robots: Expressivity in Natural and Artificial Systems

with Amy LaViers
Robotics, Automation, and Dance (RAD) Lab

Co-sponsored by the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

04 Nov, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Transience, Replication, and the Paradox of Social Robotics

with Guy Hoffman
Robotics Researcher, Cornell University

Co-sponsored by the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

21 Oct, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Non-Human Art

with Leonel Moura
Artist, Lisbon

Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR), and FLAD — the Luso-American Development Foundation. 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 Sep, 2019 Art, Tech & Culture

Robots Are Creatures, Not Things

with Madeline Gannon
Artist / Roboticist, Pittsburgh, PA

Co-sponsored by the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR) Read more

15 Apr, 2019

DH Fair: Hate Speech, Algorithms, and Digital Connectivity

with Zeynep Tufekci
Professor,  UNC

This event is sponsored by Digital Humanities at Berkeley, D-Lab, Arts + Design, Berkeley Center for New Media, the Center for Technology and Society at the Anti-Defamation League, Digital Humanities Working Group, the Library, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, and the Visual Resources Center. Read more

06 Mar, 2019 Special Events

#Me Too in Hong Kong

with Gina Marchetti
University of Hong Kong

Hosted by the Department of Gender and Women's Studies, co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for New Media, the Department of Film Studies, and the Center for Chinese Studies. Read more

05 Dec, 2018 Special Events

Critical Practices 2018 Showcase

See the great projects of Critical Practices at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Winter Showcase! Read more

29 Oct, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

The Good Anthropocene: Terraforming Earth

with Kim Stanley Robinson
Author, Davis, CA
In partnership with the Department of Architecture's Studio One
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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

06 Mar, 2018 Special Events

#MeToo Hong Kong

01 Mar, 2018 History & Theory

The Software Arts

with Warren Sack
Chair and Professor of Film + Digital Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz Read more

17 Oct, 2017 History & Theory

Between the Digital and the Political: New Ecologies of Mind

with Erich Hörl and Yuk Hui
Panel Discussion with Luciana Parisi, David Bates & Warren Sack
with support from the Townsend Center and the Dean of Arts and Humanities Read more

25 Sep, 2017 Art, Tech & Culture

World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

with Frank Foer
National correspondent for The Atlantic and fellow at the New America Foundation.
Presented in partnership with the Graduate School of Journalism Read more

25 Sep, 2017 Special Events

Tool Talk — Mario Krell, "Field Studies with Multimedia Big Data"

Learn about a new tool that allows researchers to leverage large user generated data, such as Flickr, without being experts in data processing. 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

10 Nov, 2016 Special Events

Sex, Lies, and Data Mining

with Luke DuBois, co-author of Jitter, a software suite for the real-time manipulation of matrix data Read more

22 Sep, 2016

& Media Student Conference

with Kristopher Fallon (Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis) and Jenny Odell (Digital Media Artist) Read more

01 Feb, 2016 Art, Tech & Culture

Four Thoughts about the Impact of Globalization on Artists

with Sarah Thornton, writer, ethnographer and sociologist of culture Read more

17 Aug, 2015 Workshops

Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Digital Humanities at Berkeley will be running a summer institute of intensive workshops led by DH experts Read more

13 Apr, 2015 Art, Tech & Culture

A Hack in the Odious Machine: Digital Organizing Tools for the Precariat

with Jesse Drew, UC Davis Professor, and Glenda Drew, artist and designer Read more

26 Feb, 2015 History & Theory

Gamic Orientalism

by Chris Goto-Jones, Leiden University Read more

22 Oct, 2014 Special Events

Image as Location Conference

When man-made images are the evidence of our environment and existence, how is our perception of the world shaped? Read more

29 Sep, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

What is Missing?

This not-to-be-missed lecture by renowned American architect, Maya Lin Read more

10 Mar, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

How Complicated Could a Metronome Be?

Witness this lectre by an American pioneer in the field of sound synthesizers, a part of our ATC series Read more

24 Feb, 2014 Art, Tech & Culture

ULTRACONCENTRATED: Image, Media, Software

Casey Reas, LA-based artist and educator, talks about the possibilies of software in the visual arts Read more

15 Feb, 2014

Create Your Bot Hackathon

Learn how to build Chatbots with renowned artificial intelligence programmer and ChatScript language designer Bruce Wilcox as you compete to create the most human chatbot! Read more

14 Mar, 2013 Special Events

Disembodied: Literature and Transmission in a Digital Age

A day of presentations & panel discussions for Anthropology, Architecture, Area Studies, Comparative Literature, + Theology scholars. Don't miss it! Read more

31 Jan, 2013 History & Theory

Media Materialities

An HTNM lecture by Stefan Andriopoulos, Germanic Languages Chair at Coumbia University 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

26 Apr, 2012 History & Theory

Tactical Media

with Rita Raley, Associate Prof. of English, among other distinguished appointments Read more

13 Feb, 2012 Art, Tech & Culture

All the West is Wasteland: Art in the Post-Agrarian Landscape

with Fernando Garcia Dory, artist and agro-ecologist Read more

05 Dec, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Heaven Can Wait: The Revolving Restaurant as Hypercinema

Bull.Miletic: Synne Bull and Dragan Miletic, recipients of the Bay Area Video Coalition's "Video Maker Award" Read more

18 Nov, 2011 History & Theory

Lydia Liu, in conversation with Martin Jay and David Bates on her new book, "The Freudian Robot"

The author of "The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious" talking to Martin Jay (History) and David Bates (Rhetoric) Read more

06 Oct, 2011 Special Events

Asian Horror Cinema and Beyond

A symposium of  contemporary horror cinema -- exploring issues of memory, desire, and media in East Asian and Southeast Asian cinema Read more

04 May, 2011 Special Events

Regents Lecture: Green Technologies – Enabling the Radical Innovations to Come (Sooner!)

A special lecture by Bill Joy, renowned technologist and partner in leading venture capital firm KPBC's Greentech Practice Read more

03 May, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

Finding Christopher Alexander’s Fifteen Fundamental Properties in the Berkeley Rose Garden

A unique field trip to the Berkeley Rose Garden, led by Maggie Alexander Read more

02 May, 2011 Art, Tech & Culture

The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth

with Christopher Alexander, Prof. of Architecture here at UC Berkeley Read more

07 Apr, 2024

Announcing our Summer 2024 Research Award Recipients

Congratulations to our 2024 Summer Research recipients from Geography, Music, Education, Architecture, East Asian Studies, Public Health, Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, and Film & Media.  Read more

05 Apr, 2024

Hannah Zeavin Talks to the Author of “The Riddles of the Sphinx”

Unsolvable Puzzles: Anna Shechtman on the Feminist Psychology Behind Crosswords Read more

04 Apr, 2024

Alum Edgar Fabián Frías' Art is on the Moon Read more

31 Mar, 2024

Announcing Our Spring 2024 DE & Certificate Cohort

Art by Yangyang Yang. Read more

21 Mar, 2024

Announcing BCNM's Spring 2024 Conference Grant Recipients

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 premiere conferences in their field. Read more

25 Jan, 2024

Announcing BCNM's Spring 2024 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 semester's Fellows. Read more

28 Dec, 2023

Ken Goldberg Isn't Afraid of Artificial Intelligence

Roboticist and artist Ken Goldberg takes the temperature of the current AI moment. Read more

04 Dec, 2023

Ken Goldberg at CORL 2023

Check out the new papers Ken Goldberg and team presented at CoRL 2023! Read more

01 Nov, 2023

Announcing BCNM's Fall 23 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these students working in the fields of architecture, geography, engineering, and more! Read more

05 Oct, 2023

World Building for Immersive Storytelling

Interview with Alex McDowell RDI Read more

28 Sep, 2023

BCNM at 4S 2023

Don't miss these great new media talks at 4S this year! Read more

17 Aug, 2023

Edgar Fabian Frias at Australia's TWFineArts

 

 

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16 Aug, 2023

Jacob Gaboury Reviews Uncomputable

Jacob Gaboury has published a review of  Uncomputable: Play and Politics in the Long Digital Age by Alexander R. Galloway 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

10 Aug, 2023

BCNM Around the Web Summer 2023

Check out the great work of our faculty and alumni around the web this Summer! 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

03 Jul, 2023

Bjoern Hartmann at DIS 2023

Herding AI Cats: Lessons from Designing a Chatbot by Prompting GPT-3 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

30 May, 2023

Conference Reports: Weiying Li at AERA 2023

Weiying Li shares her experience at the AERA 2023 Conference on “Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth.” Read more

26 May, 2023

Celeste Kidd's Research in Scientific American Read more

02 May, 2023

Celeste Kidd on Why Aren't Babies Little Adults

Why are babies small and grownups big? Why are babies so helpless, instead of little versions of adults? Do babies know they're babies? How do babies grow? How do babies learn to talk? Read more

30 Apr, 2023

Alex Saum-Pascual Featured in Caracteres

The exhibition runs from 04/21/2023 to 05/12/2023! Read more

24 Apr, 2023

BCNM at AERA 2023 Read more

19 Apr, 2023

BCNM at CHI 2023

Check out the amazing work from BCNM faculty, students, and alumni at the ACM Computer-Human Interaction Conference of 2023! Read more

13 Apr, 2023

Visiting Scholar at BCNM: Xuan Wang

Xuan Wang was a visiting scholar at BCNM during 2022. Read more

05 Apr, 2023

Conference Grants: Sophia Perez at the Indigenous Imaginarium Read more

13 Mar, 2023

Announcing the Spring 2023 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these amazing students working in the fields of Asian studies, education, computer science, geography, film & media, rhetoric, EECS, architecture, and more! Read more

13 Mar, 2023

Announcing Our Spring 2023 DE & Certificate Cohort

Image credit: Karthika Baiju. Read more

27 Feb, 2023

Ryan Shaw Publishes Conceptual Modeling as Language Design Read more

17 Jan, 2023

Ra Malika Imhotep, and Caleb Luna, “Body Language Sick and Disabled Crazy Femmes in Conversation”

Artists Ra Malika Imhotep and Caleb explore the beauty that lives within them through embodied study and research as well as everyday practices of solidarity and collective liberation Read more

06 Jan, 2023

Kidd Lab at Cognitive Development Center Conference 2023

Celeste Kidd's lab presented at the Cognitive Development Center Conference 2023. Read more

23 Dec, 2022

Ken Goldberg Discusses the Biggest Robotics Trends of 2022 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

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

16 Dec, 2022

Yasnaya Aguilar Gil Video & Transcript Now Online Read more

05 Dec, 2022

Congratulating Our Fall 2022 Graduates

Congratulations to our Fall 2022 graduates, Rachel Chen, Amanda Barnett, Salih Berk Dincer, Jessica Kim, Yushu Kong, Hin Kwan Kwok, Choyang Ponsar, and Darice Wong! We are so excited to see their future successes. 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

16 Nov, 2022

Alum Bo Ruberg on Queer Digital Humanities

The Bloomsbury Handbook to the Digital Humanities: Surveys key contemporary debates within DH, focusing on pressing issues of perspective, methodology, access, capacity, and sustainability. 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

12 Oct, 2022

Bruno Latour In Memoriam

Image caption: Video still of Bruno Latour lecturing at UC Berkeley, Oct. 17, 2005 Read more

06 Oct, 2022

Announcing the Fall 2022 Conference Grant Recipients

Congratulations to these amazing students working in the fields of geography, Indigenous languages, technology, computer history, archaeology and more! Read more

23 Aug, 2022

Summer Research Report: Lani Alden

Digital preservation and database building formed the basis of Lani's work on kabuki performances in the early twentieth century. Read more

22 Aug, 2022

Summer Research: Fei Pan Read more

17 Aug, 2022

Justin Berner Appointed Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Justin Berner joins NYU Shanghai as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. Read more

16 Aug, 2022

Ritwik Banerji Appointed Assistant Professor at Iowa State University Read more

16 Aug, 2022

Announcing Our Fall 2022 Class Grants

We're pleased to support Tom McEnaney's course on Sounding American. Read more

11 Aug, 2022

Queer Affects at the Origins of Computation

Jacob Gaboury's new article appears in the Journal of Cinema and Media Studies. 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

23 Jun, 2022

Fall 2021-Spring 2022 BCNM Events in Review

Check out our roundup of the last year of BCNM events, featuring event details, video recordings, and transcripts! Read more

20 Jun, 2022

Morgan Ames on the Received Wisdom Podcast

Where did the One Laptop Per Child project go wrong? Morgan Ames gives some answers. Read more

10 Jun, 2022

BCNM's Big Wins 2022

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

21 May, 2022

BCNM Around the Web May

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

17 May, 2022

Congratulating Our Spring 2022 Graduates

Art by Edgar Fabián Frías Read more

13 Apr, 2022

BCNM Around the Web April 2022

Check out the great work of our students, faculty, and alumni around the web this April 2022!

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13 Apr, 2022

Abby Yue Gao's Wildfire Disaster Response in Berkeley News

Berkeley Alumnae Tackle Language Gaps in Wildfire Emergency Communication. Read more

01 Apr, 2022

Therapy With a Human Face by Hannah Zeavin

The feminization of therapy is crucial to understanding how it became both devalued and out of reach. Read more

29 Mar, 2022

Announcing Our Summer 2022 Research Award Recipients

Image: Fei Pan Read more

02 Mar, 2022

BCNM Around the Web March 2022

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

18 Feb, 2022

HTNM Video Now Online: Yásnaya Aguilar Gil Read more

23 Jan, 2022

An Ode to Handwriting by Greg Niemeyer Read more

06 Jan, 2022

Spring 2022 BCNM Events

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

04 Jan, 2022

BCNM at MLA 2022

Check out our faculty and alumni at this year's Modern Language Association annual conference. Read more

04 Jan, 2022

Andrea Horbinski Reviews Japan's Green Monsters

BCNM alumn Andrea Horbinksi reviews Japan's Green Monsters: Environmental Commentary in Kaiju Cinema in H-Net Reviews' December 2021 edition. Read more

13 Dec, 2021

Announcing Our 2021 DE & Certificate Cohort

Art by Xincun Du. 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

27 Nov, 2021

ATC Video Now Online: Lisa Reihana Read more

14 Nov, 2021

BCNM at UIST 2021

Eric Paulos, Björn Hartmann, Jingyi Li and Molly Nicholas at the 34th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology. Read more

05 Nov, 2021

Announcing the Fall 2022 Faculty Seed Grants

BCNM is pleased to announce the recipients of the Fall 2022 Faculty Seed Grants! Read more

23 Sep, 2021

ATC Revisited: Lisa Reihana Read more

19 Sep, 2021

Pablo Paredes on Mobile Stress Management

Pablo Paredes co-authored a research study on using Chatbots to aid in stress management. Read more

29 Aug, 2021

Engineering and Art: An interview with Ken Goldberg Read more

19 Aug, 2021

Undergraduate Research Dispatch: Jessie Mindel on Kaleidoscope

Jessie Mindel was a recipient of this year's BCNM research fellowship, assisting Molly Nicholas and team on building a new web-based, collaborative design classroom tool. 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

06 Jul, 2021

BCNM at ELO 2021

The Electronic Literature Organization's annual conference was online again in 2021! Alex Saum-Pascual and alum Kyle Booten presented work at the distributed program. Read more

05 Jul, 2021

Juliana Friend at the LavLang Conference

Juliana Friend receieved a BCNM Conference Grant to help her attend the 27th Annual Lavendar Languages and Linguistics Conference. Read more

19 Jun, 2021

BCNM Around the Web June

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

30 Apr, 2021

ATC Revisited: Lawrence Abu Hamdan Read more

25 Apr, 2021

David Bamman on Characterizing English Variation on Social Media

BCNM member and School of Information professor David Bamman co-published a paper titled, "Characterizing English Variation across Social Media Communities with BERT." Read more

24 Apr, 2021

David Bamman Promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations, David Bamman, on being promoted to Associate Professor in the School of Information. Read more

28 Feb, 2021

Beth Piatote Joins BCNM Read more

13 Feb, 2021

Bo Ruberg Wins Stonewall Book Award

Congratulations to BCNM alum Bo Ruberg for receieving a Stonewall Book Award! Read more

07 Feb, 2021

BCNM at MLA 2021

BCNM faculty, alumni, and graduate student participate in MLA's 2021 Conference. Read more

01 Dec, 2020

Björn Hartmann on Opportunities and Challenges for Circuit Board Level Hardware Description Languages

Björn Hartmann recently published a paper titled "Opportunities and Challenges for Circuit Board Level Hardware Description Languages." Read more

19 Nov, 2020

Keith Feldman on Beyond Analogy

Keith Feldman recently wrote an article titled "Beyond Analogy" for Contending Modernities. Read more

18 Nov, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual in ICIDS Exhibition 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!

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12 Nov, 2020

Announcing the Fall 2020 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

We are thrilled to welcome this Fall’s graduate cohort! Read more

12 Nov, 2020

Xiaowei Wang's The Future of Memory Highlighted at UCLA

Xiaowei Wang's The Future of Memory project was recently featured by the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. Read more

12 Nov, 2020

The Future of Memory Now Online

Xiaowei Wang's The Future of Memory project is now online! Read more

10 Nov, 2020

Ra Malika Imhotep We Need More Fugitives Read more

04 Nov, 2020

Pablo Paredes Featured in El Mercurio

BCNM Alum Pablo Parades is featured in El Mercurio, where he speaks of his projects related to mental health. Read more

14 Oct, 2020

Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Lyman Fellowship

Applications are due February 1, 2021. Read more

01 Oct, 2020

Jenni Higgs on Digital Discourse in Classrooms

Jenni Higgs recently published an academic article titled "Digital Discourse in Classrooms: Language Arts Teachers’ Reported Perceptions and Implementation." 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

23 Sep, 2020

Seed Grants Recipient: Celeste Kidd and The Role of Reasoning and Metacognition during Belief Formation in the Internet Era

Celeste Kidd received a Seed Grant to examine "The role of reasoning and metacognition during belief formation in the internet era". Read more

10 Sep, 2020

Lyman Dispatch: Anushah Hossain

Anushah Hossain shares how the support of the Peter Lyman Graduate Fellowship has opened up more resources for her to focus on her research. Read more

10 Aug, 2020

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

Image provided by Lawrence Lek. Read more

17 Jun, 2020

Bryan Truitt on Mediating the Human Face

Bryan mapped a genealogy of knowledge which formed the foundation for the development of computerized human emotion recognition algorithms. Read more

17 Jun, 2020

BCNM Around the Web June 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussions around the work of our faculty and alumni in June 2020! Read more

30 May, 2020

Electronic Literature Final Projects

Check out the awesome final projects for Alex Saum-Pascual's Electronic Literature class! Image credit: Sergio Cabada Ortiz, Las abajeñas 

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15 May, 2020

Poetry from Alex Saum-Pascual in The New River Read more

20 Apr, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual on Poetry and the Senses

Check out Alex Saum-Pascual's short blog post with ARC about her planned project and thumb blisters! Read more

12 Apr, 2020

BCNM at CHI 2020

CHI has been cancelled due to COVID-19, but let's celebrate the incredible work of our students, faculty, and alumni who were slated to present! Read more

05 Apr, 2020

Bo Ruberg in Lambda Literary

Bo Ruberg's book 'Queer Games Avant-Garde' was featured in 'March’s Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books' in Lambda Literary Read more

17 Mar, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual Joins ELO’s Board of Directors Read more

20 Feb, 2020

Announcing the 2020 Lyman Fellowship Recipient Read more

19 Feb, 2020

Alenda Chang on Digital Morphogenesis

Alenda Chang's article, "Between Plants and Polygons: SpeedTrees and an Even Speedier History of Digital Morphogenesis" was included in the December 2019 issue of the journal "Natural Media". Read more

10 Feb, 2020

Alum Jen Schradie on Internet Inequality

BCNM alum Jen Schradie was featured on French-language site Usbek+Rica. Read more

07 Feb, 2020

Miyoko Conley's Human Museum Live Feb 12

Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies presents Miyoko Conley's Human Museum as part of the New Play Reading Series! Read more

13 Jan, 2020

BCNM Around the Web January 2020

Check out the amazing talks and discussion around the work of our faculty, students, and alumni in January 2020! Read more

26 Nov, 2019

ATC Revisited: Guy Hoffman Read more

22 Oct, 2019

Announcing the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series Read more

15 Oct, 2019

Xiaowei Wang Receives Mozilla Creative Media Award

The Creative Media Awards highlight how AI intersects with online media and truth and impacts our everyday lives. Read more

23 Sep, 2019

Open House Fall 2019 Revisited

This year's Open House was lead by new BCNM Director Abigail De Kosnik! Read more

12 Sep, 2019

Xiaowei Wang's The Future of Memory Exhibited by Schloss & ZKM Read more

20 Aug, 2019

BCNM at ELO 2019

Alex Saum Pascual and Kyle Booten discussed wideranging topics including e-lit's social function and art in the age of mechanical reproduction! Read more

19 Aug, 2019

Summer Research Dispatch: KC Forcier on the Computational Loop in Network Culture

KC examined how artworks engage with the looping logic of code, with its potential for ongoing and indefinite temporality, and how this relates to the perception of temporality in networked culture as similarly indeterminate. Read more

14 Aug, 2019

Alex Saum-Pascual at New Approaches to Transmedia Language Pedagogy International Conference

Alex presented the keynote at this fantastic interdisciplinary conference. Read more

11 Jul, 2019

ATC 2018-2019 In Review

Check out the highlights and videos from a stellar season, featuring luminaries such as Roxane Gay and Adam Savage! Read more

11 Jul, 2019

Announcing the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Season of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Read more

11 Jul, 2019

BCNM at DIS 2019

BCNM presented their latest research at the CM Designing Interactive Systems 2019 conference on Contesting Borders and Intersections. Read more

06 Jul, 2019

Black Feminist Theory Study Atlas Co-created by Malika Imhotep Now Available Read more

16 Jun, 2019

Arianna Ninh on Alterwear

Arianna Ninh received a BCNM Undergraduate Research Fellowship to work on Alterwear under the mentorship of Molly Nicholas. Read more

11 Jun, 2019

Jacob Gaboury on Regimes of Identification

Jacob Gaboury recaps an incredible year as a 2018 BCNM Faculty Seed Grant recipient. Read more

28 May, 2019

Soravis Prakkamakul on VR at CHI 2019

Soravis presented “Exploring Word-gesture Text Entry Techniques in Virtual Reality” at the Human Factors in Computing Conference 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. Read more

18 May, 2019

Nicholaus Gutierrez on Alternative Programming Paradigms at What is Technology

Nicholaus presented “Model Machines: Alternative Programming Paradigms and the Question of Technological Subjectivity.” Read more

07 May, 2019

Jessica Adams on Virtual Reality Narratives at the AAAL

Jessica presented "Envisioning the Globe: Symbolic Competence in 360-Degree, Virtual Reality Narratives" at the American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) conference. Read more

07 May, 2019

Alum Naomi Bragin Receives NEH Summer Stipend

Naomi will work on "An Ethnographic Cultural History of Streetdance since 1970."  Read more

28 Apr, 2019

HTNM Revisited: Stefanos Geroulanos Read more

11 Apr, 2019

Announcing our Summer 2019 Research Award Recipients

We are thrilled by the ambitious and innovative work these students are completing, and are pleased to be able to provide summer funding to support their research initiatives. Read more

10 Apr, 2019

Kirsten Chen Curates Play Me Love You

BCNM undergrad Kirsten Chen curates a virtual reality art show at Swim Gallery! Read more

23 Mar, 2019

ATC Video Now Online: Kim Stanley Robinson 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

19 Feb, 2019

Alex Saum-Pascual at MLA Commons

Alex Saum-Pascual attended the 2019 Chicago Modern Language Association Convention, presenting her research on the  intersection of digital humanities and Hispanic studies. Read more

28 Jan, 2019

Alex Saum-Pascual in Caracteres Read more

26 Nov, 2018

Announcing our Fall 2018 Graduate Cohort Read more

25 Oct, 2018

ATC Revisited: Kelani Nichole Read more

19 Oct, 2018

Revisited: Molly Steenson Read more

26 Sep, 2018

ATC Revisited: Roxane Gay Read more

12 Sep, 2018

Alex Saum-Pascual on #PostWeb at IberoAmericana

Join Alex in Madrid for a book talk on her amazing new work #PostWeb! Read more

20 Aug, 2018

BCNM at ELO 2018

The Electronic Literature Organization's 2018 Conference, Mind The Gap, took place in Montréal August 13th to 17th! 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

28 May, 2018

2018 Seed Grants: Rita Lucarelli & the New Media of the Book of the Dead

The BCNM Faculty Seed Grant Program awarded $5000 to Rita Lucarelli (Near Eastern Studies) to digitally transposition Egyptian coffins into 3D models.  Read more

23 May, 2018

Welcome Claudia Von Vacano

We are thrilled to welcome to our Executive Committee, Executive Director of Digital Humanities at Berkeley and the D-Lab, Claudia Von Vacano. Read more

08 May, 2018

Ken Goldberg at UTS, Australia

Ken Goldberg visited the UTS in Australia to discuss the boundaries between alive and live-like. Read more

03 May, 2018

Electronic Literature in Spanish & Digital Poetry Reading by Alex Saum Pascual at Bergen

On May 2nd, Alexandra Saum-Pascal visited UiB from UC Berkeley to present on electronic literature in Spanish. Read more

02 May, 2018

Revisited: Medium/Environment Read more

18 Apr, 2018

Announcing 2018 Summer Research Awards

Congratulations to this year's Summer Research Award recipients! We are excited to support the amazing work these students will be completing over the summer.  Read more

09 Apr, 2018

Welcome to BCNM Spring 2018 Visiting Scholar Michael Stevenson

A warm welcome to visiting scholar Michael Stevenson, web historian and Associate Professor of New Media & Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam! Read more

16 Mar, 2018

HTNM Revisited: "Software Arts" with Warren Sacks

Recap of the Software Arts, the last HTNM lecture of the year!  Read more

13 Mar, 2018

Alum Stuart Geiger at UH Open Sciences Symposium

Alum Stuart Geiger delivered the keynote lecture at the UH Open Sciences Symposium. Read more

23 Jan, 2018

Alum Trevor Paglen at WEF meeting

BCNM Alumnus Trevor Paglen was selected to attend the 48th Annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.  Read more

28 Nov, 2017

Welcome to our 2017 Undergraduate Cohort

From sports and cultural data analytics to art and technology performances, from design to the philosophies around technology, these students are excited to dive into New Media on campus.  Read more

20 Nov, 2017

Welcome to Our Fall 2017 Graduate Cohort Read more

17 Nov, 2017

Shannon Jackson at PARSE Conference 2017

Shannon Jackson participated in the "Vocabularies of Exclusion" strand at the PARSE Conference 2017 this week. Read more

13 Nov, 2017

Revisited: HTNM Conference — Between the Digital and the Political

Revisit the “Between Digital and the Political: New Ecologies of the Mind” symposium, which featured speakers including Professor David Bates, Dr. Yuk Hui, Luciana Parisi, and Warren Sack. Read more

27 Oct, 2017

Alex Saum-Pascual on Teaching Electronic Literature

Alex Saum-Pascual writes about her Digital Humanities course on e-literature, which she developed as a DH Fellow. Read more

23 Oct, 2017

From Berkeley to Spain: A Summer of Digital Art History

Greg Niemeyer, Berkeley Center of New Media Director, and Justin Underhill speak about their experiences at the Digital Art History Summer School 2017 in Malaga, Spain. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Greg Niemeyer in Open Codes Exhibition at ZKM

Greg Niemeyer's work is being exhibited at ZKM in their Open Codes exhibit from October 20th 2017 to August 8th 2018. Read more

03 Oct, 2017

Ken Goldberg & Automation Lab on RTVE

Ken Goldberg and the Automation Lab make an appearance on RTVE's "El cazador de crebros," or "The Brain Hunter," to talk about artificial intelligence. Read more

17 Aug, 2017

Summer Research Dispatches: Malika Imhotep at the International School for Decolonial Black Feminism

Malika Imhotep documents her BCNM-funded research on Black feminism in Brazil. Read more

08 Aug, 2017

Ryan Ikeda at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Ryan Ikeda reflects on his experience at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) this June in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Read more

18 Jul, 2017

Five Questions with Adam Hutz

The Jacobs Institute sat down with Adam Hutz, a doctoral candidate in rhetoric & new media, who also teaches NWMEDIA C203: Critical Making alongside Eric Paulos. Read more

24 May, 2017

Ken Goldberg and T-ASE Add Note to Practitioners

Ken Goldberg and T-ASE's simplified second abstract was featured in an article for the IEEE RAS.  Read more

16 May, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Graduates

We look forward to sharing their future endeavors!

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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

06 Apr, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Summer Research Award Recipients Read more

22 Mar, 2017

Interview with Asma Kazmi!

Asma Kazmi, Assistant Professor in Art Practice, joined the BCNM in Fall 2017. In this interview, she discusses her recent exhibition “Cranes and Cube” in Pakistan. Read more

21 Mar, 2017

Announcing the Spring 2017 BCNM Conference Grant Recipients! Read more

07 Mar, 2017

Revisited: “Black Sun: Reflections on Otto Piene and Aldo Tambellini"

Missed Tanya Lombardo's lecture? No worries. We recapped it for you. Read more

27 Feb, 2017

Ken Goldberg Receives Google Research Grant

The 2016 Google Research Machine Learning and Data Mining Award goes to a BCNM faculty! Read more

21 Feb, 2017

Introducing Our Undergraduate Research Fellows Read more

17 Feb, 2017

Jenni Higgs at Writing Research Across Borders IV in Colombia

22 Nov, 2016

Announcing our 2016 Undergraduate Cohort

These students highlight the interdisciplinary nature of new media through the range of disciplines they represent and the exciting collaborative projects in which they are engage Read more

17 Nov, 2016

Announcing the Fall 2016 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort

We are very excited to welcome our newest cohort of Ph.D Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate students Read more

10 Nov, 2016

#TateExchange Highlights with Shannon Jackson 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

24 Oct, 2016

Shannon Jackson at the Tate Exchange

The assistant professor in Rhetoric and Performance Studies will participate in a series of events at the renowned London museum Read more

30 Aug, 2016

Jenni Higgs & Kyle Booten Receive National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships

These grad students have both received the National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for 2016-2017 Read more

30 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Andrea Horbinski and Japanese Manga

Horbinski researched at the Harvard Yenching Library on Japanese Manga Read more

26 Aug, 2016

Andrea Gagliano and Kyle Booten Featured on Berkeley ISchool News

A feature in the Berkeley School of Information news article "Teaching a Computer to Write Poetry" Read more

18 Jul, 2016

Ken Goldberg and the Multiplicity at Tata Communication Summit

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

21 Jun, 2016

BCNM Seed Grants 2017: Abigail De Kosnik's TorrentMap

Our alumni voted on the applications and awarded $10,000 to Abigail De Kosnik to build her innovative tool TorrentMap 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

24 May, 2016

E-Literature Success in the Classroom Read more

05 Apr, 2016

Before It's Too Late - Archiving What We (Don't) Care About

An astute lesson from Brewster Kahle, archive.org founder, shared with our director Read more

21 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Critical Play"

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

17 Mar, 2016

Announcing the Spring 2016 DE & Graduate Certificate Cohort Read more

04 Dec, 2015

Revisited: "Everything After: Opossum Impressions"

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

01 Dec, 2015

New Undergraduates Announcement!

Congratulations to our latest new media undergraduate certificate candidates! Read more

24 Nov, 2015

Kate Mattingly on the Forty Part Motet

BCNM's Kate Mattingly (TDPS DE) had the opportunity to join SFMOMA talks of the Forty Part Motet 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

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Andrea Horbinski

From a young age, Andrea was drawn to fantasy and science fiction Read more

17 Nov, 2015

Meet Alex Saum-Pascual

Raised in an Anglo-Spanish household in Madrid, Alex has always been fascinated by language Read more

28 Oct, 2015

HTNM 5th Anniversary and Revisited: "Technologies of Simulation"

with Claus Pias

Leuphana University of Lüneberg Read more

12 Oct, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual at the National Autonomous University of Mexico Read more

01 Oct, 2015

Field Notes: Kyle Booten and a Digital Verse Lab Read more

24 Sep, 2015

David Bamman at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Check out the highlights from Friday, August 21st’s presentation by David Bamman Read more

05 Aug, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual E-Literature Class Funded by Digital Humanities

We're thrilled to see that Alex Saum-Pascual's (Spanish) new electronic literature course has been funded by Digital Humanities at UC Berkeley! Read more

02 Jul, 2015

Tech Award Dispatches: Bonnie Ruberg

06 May, 2015

Revisited: CITRIS Mobile App Challenge

What a semester-long competition for students to develop mobile apps that addresses civic needs entailed! Read more

06 May, 2015

Revisited: CITRIS Mobile App Challenge

The Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) hosted a semester-long competition for students to develop mobile apps 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

17 Mar, 2015

HTNM Video Now Online: "Gamic Orientalism"

A lecture by Chris Goto-Jones, Comparative Philosophy Chair at Leiden University Read more

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

03 Sep, 2014

Summer Dispatches: Kyle Booten

Kyle Booten (Education) was one of five exceptional graduate students to be awarded a $1000 BCNM Summer Research Award. Read more

03 Sep, 2014

Announcing the 2014-2015 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

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

01 Aug, 2014

Meet Sarah Stierch

This month, hear how BCNM Susan B. Miller Fellow Sarah Stierch supports open source information through diversifying Wikipedia and digitizing small museums’ archives

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21 Jul, 2014

Hack the Bells Launches

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

24 Apr, 2014

Announcing our Spring 2014 Graduating Class

We are proud to announce our latest cohort of graduating BCNM Designated Emphasis and Masters Certificate students Read more

15 Apr, 2014

Robots and New Media: A Contested Concept

A packed house greeted the first panelists for the Berkeley Center for New Media’s Robots and New Media Symposium on April 4, 2014 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

24 Mar, 2014

ATC Revisited: Don Buchla

Don Buchla offered a crowd-pleasing performance on March 10th as part of the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Read more

18 Mar, 2014

HTNM Revisited: The Black Box, the Light Box and Photo-Receptivity

A contribution by Katherine Chandler on Alexander Galloway's recent HTNM talk Read more

04 Mar, 2014

ATC Revisited: Casey Reas

The standing room only event was a huge success, and was followed by an energetic question and answer session Read more

24 Feb, 2014

TTT Revisted: Create Your Bot Hackathon

This past Saturday, the Turing Test Tournament Team at the Berkeley Center for New Media hosted the Create Your Chatbot Hackathon Read more

09 Jan, 2014

New Media Exhibit Developer: Interactive Data Visualizations

The Exploratorium has an exciting new position open for a new media exhibit developer focusing on interactive data visualizations. Details here! Read more

25 Nov, 2013

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

We are delighted to welcome 9 new graduate students to our Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate programs Read more

20 May, 2013

Inventing the Future of Games 2013: Interactive Storytelling Symposium, Report by Chris Goetz

IFOG 2013 Symposium brought together academics and practitioners (as well as academic practitioners) for a stimulating conversation about storytelling in videogames Read more

20 May, 2013

New Media 2013 Summer Research Fellowships Awarded to BCNM Designated Emphasis Students

Berkeley Center for New Media is pleased to award fellowships for research on new media scholarship in Summer 2013 to five Designated Emphasis students Read more

23 Apr, 2013

BCNM New Media Students showcase Research at Spring Semester Presentation

UC Berkeley graduate students with a Designated Emphasis in New Media presented their research on April 17, 2013 in the BCNM Commons to an audience of students, faculty, and members of the public 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

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

04 Dec, 2012

BCNM Welcomes Newly Admitted Students to the DE and Certificate in New Media

We are very pleased to welcome new graduate students to our Designated Emphasis and Graduate Certificate program! Read more

14 Nov, 2012

Tablets, Africa's Next Leap-Frog Technology

by Reginold Royston, Ph.D. candidate in the African Diaspora Program with a Designated Emphasis in New Media Read more

29 Aug, 2011

ShowMeHow: Translating User Interface Instructions Between Similar Applications

Next deadline – 1 November, 2024

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