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17 Oct, 2023 Special Events

Unleashing Nostalgia: 'Video Games and Playful Media' Class Explores the Past and Future of Gaming

Join us as we delve into the pixelated worlds of yesteryears and unveil the secrets of gaming's enduring legacy at UC Berkeley's exciting class taught by our very own BCNM faculty member, Emma Fraser!  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

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

15 Apr, 2020 Special Events

ONLINE: DH Fair Read more

23 Apr, 2019 Special Events

DataEDGE 2019

The DataEDGE conference at UC Berkeley brings together senior industry and academic leaders for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities created by the rise of big data. Read more

18 Apr, 2019 Special Events

DH Fair: 3D Printed Replicas of Ancient Egyptian Antiquities

with Rita Lucarelli
Associate Professor, Near Eastern Studies

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

17 Apr, 2019

DH Fair: Building and Preserving Collections for Digital Humanities Research

This session will feature panelists building collections and tools for local digital humanities projects.

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

15 Apr, 2019 Special Events

DH Fair: Reception and Poster Session

Please join us in kicking off the 2019 DH Fair by enjoying refreshments with colleagues while browsing posters on recent and current Digital Humanities work at Berkeley.

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

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

03 Apr, 2019 History & Theory

The Human Computer in the Stone Age: Technology, Prehistory, and the Redefinition of the Human after World War II

with Stefanos Geroulanos
New York University Read more

20 Mar, 2019 History & Theory

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

with Safiya Umoja Noble
University of California, Los Angeles
Co-sponsored by the CITRIS Policy Lab 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

04 Oct, 2018 History & Theory

Learning To Interact: Cybernetics and Play

with Timothy Stott
Lecturer in Art History and Visual Culture
Dublin School of Creative Arts, Dublin Institute of Technology Read more

12 Sep, 2018 History & Theory

Architectural Intelligence

with Molly Wright Steenson
Associate Professor of Ethics and Computational Technologies at Carnegie Mellon University
In partnership with the Department of Architecture Read more

06 Mar, 2018 Special Events

Art + Feminism, Race, & Justice Editathon Read more

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

29 Jan, 2018 Art, Tech & Culture

Indexical Ambivalence

with Kris Paulsen
Associate Professor of History of Art and the Film Studies Program at The Ohio State University
An Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium lecture. Presented in partnership with the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series as part of Monday nights as BAMPFA. 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

12 Oct, 2017 History & Theory

Datasense: Sensor Technology and the Mediation of Sentience

with Natasha Schull
Associate Professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU
Presented in partnership with the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, & Society

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14 Aug, 2017 Special Events

Digital Humanities Berkeley Summer Institute

Don't miss out on this annual series of digital humanities discussions and workshops! Read more

21 Mar, 2017 Special Events

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Drop in anytime; stay as long as you'd like! Read more

03 Mar, 2017 Commons Conversations

Designing for Truth

with Joris Maltha, CatalogTree co-founder Read more

01 Mar, 2017 Commons Conversations

Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

with Adam Greenfield, information architect and designer Read more

13 Nov, 2016 History & Theory

Video Analytics: From Keywords to Keyframes

with Virginia Kuhn,

Associate Professor in the Division of Media Arts + Practice and Associate Director of the Institute for Multimedia Literacy in the School of Cinematic Arts at USC Read more

19 Apr, 2016 Special Events

telep0es1s: Experiments in Creative Literature

With Rui Torres

World-famous digital artist and professor 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

03 Mar, 2016 Special Events

Library of the Future

A conversation with Jeffrey MacKie-Mason & Brewster Kahle Read more

02 Mar, 2016 Special Events

Right to Remember

with Brewster Kahle
The Founder and Digital Librarian of the Internet Archive brings an insightful lecture to BCNM, as part of the Regents Lecture Series. Read more

01 Mar, 2016 Special Events

Locking the Web Open: A Call for a New, Distributed Web

with Brewster Kahle

Founder & Digital Librarian, Internet Archive Read more

14 May, 2015 Special Events

Who Owns the Data?

We're co-hosting keynote addresses, lightning talks, and panel discussions on individual agency in an increasingly digital world Read more

01 Apr, 2014 Special Events

Hack FSM

Participate in a hackathon in honor of the Free Speech Movement's 50th anniversary! First prize: a MacBook Air Read more

17 Mar, 2014 Special Events

Prospective Student Open House

With a keynote address by Francesco Spagnolo, UC Berkeley Music Lecturer, "Mapping Diasporas: Jews, Material Culture, and the Digital Humanities" Read more

12 Oct, 2013 Special Events

Meet Your Bot Hackathon

Register here to help out with the Turing Test Tournament! Read more

13 Nov, 2012 Special Events

What Can Digital Humanities do for You?

A panel, fair, and poster session on this emerging interdiscilinary research field. Read more

16 Oct, 2012 Workshops

New Media Working Group: Henry Witecki, Visual Artist, Oakland

Witecki, interdisciplinary artist and writer, will present his recent body of composite images, animations, and projections Read more

19 Mar, 2012 Special Events

BCNM Open House for Prospective Students

Open to all currently enrolled UC Berkeley students and visiting prospective students. RSVP here Read more

31 May, 2024

Where the Model Ends

Fascinating new article from alum Alenda Chang on modeling in videogames! Read more

30 May, 2024

Alum Kris Paulsen Guest Edits Media-N

Featuring an essay by alumni Kris Paulsen and Kaitlin Forcier. Read more

20 May, 2024

BCNM's Big Wins 2024

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

26 Apr, 2024

Beyond open access: Book publishing in a metric culture

New paper from Clancy Wilmott! Read more

07 Apr, 2024

Announcing the Summer 2024 BCNM 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

04 Apr, 2024

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

04 Nov, 2023

Announcing BCNM's Fall 2023 Faculty Seed Grants

This semester, the Berkeley Center for New Media was thrilled to support four faculty members in their scholarship through seed grants that will help catalyze their research in new media. We are excited to congratulate these amazing artists and scholars! Read more

19 Oct, 2023

Missing Objects Library Featured at Gray Area Festival 2023

Asma Kazmi speaks on a project she's leading with Jill Miller to build a web-based curated repository of hand-made digital objects. Read more

18 Oct, 2023

Unleashing Nostalgia

Emma Fraser's 'Video Games and Playful Media' Class Explores the Past and Future of Gaming.
Image Jami Smith/UC Berkeley Library. Read more

16 Aug, 2023

Vincente Perez and Hip-Hop Poetics

Read about Vincente Perez's research into Hip-Hop poetics Read more

27 Jul, 2023

Fall 2023 BCNM Events

Mark your calendars for an incredible lineup of speakers this fall! Featuring multi-disciplinary visual artist Jen Liu, UC Irvine Professor of Electronic Art & Design Jesse Colin Jackson, Indigenous Technologies lectures by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Raven Chacon and Dartmouth Professor Martina Broner, an “AI & The Humanities” roundtable discussion with Black in AI co-founder Timnit Gebru, plus so much more! 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

08 Jun, 2023

Jill Miller & Asma Kazmi Receive C/Change Grant Read more

19 May, 2023

Congratulating Our Spring 2023 Graduates

Art by Tiare Ribeaux. Read more

18 May, 2023

Congratulating Our Spring 2023 Undergraduate Certificate Recipients

We wish them well in their future pursuits! Congratulations Annie, Omeed, Silayan, and Sirui (Skylar)! Read more

15 Apr, 2023

Announcing Our Summer 2023 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Congratulations to Akira Ono, Isabel Li, Nika States, Reica Ramirez, and Wish Wang! Read more

14 Apr, 2023

Grace Gipson at Culpeper Con

Alum Grace Gipson was the keynote speaker at this comic-con style event! Read more

13 Apr, 2023

Visiting Scholar at BCNM: Xuan Wang

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

06 Apr, 2023

Announcing the Spring 2023 BCNM Faculty Seed Grants

Congratulations Alex Saum-Pascual, Asma Kazmi, and Jill Miller! Read more

02 Apr, 2023

Kaitlin Forcier Reviews Surfing with Satoshi

Alum Kaitlin Forcier reviews Domenico Quaranta's Surfing with Satoshi: Art, Blockchain and NFTs in Media-N! Read more

02 Apr, 2023

Jacob Gaboury's Image Objects Reviewed by April Riddle

April Riddle reviews Jacob Gaboury's Image Objects in Media-N! Read more

31 Mar, 2023

BCNM Around the Web March 2023

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

29 Mar, 2023

Kris Paulsen Co-Edits Media N

With Brian Michael Murphy, alum Kris Paulsen co-edits a special issue of Media N on Afterlives of Data. Read more

27 Feb, 2023

Ryan Shaw Publishes Conceptual Modeling as Language Design Read more

31 Jan, 2023

BCNM at SCMS 2023 Read more

06 Jan, 2023

BCNM Around the Web January 2023

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

21 Oct, 2022

Melancholic Media by Hannah Zeavin

Zeavin publishes on virtual reality, traumatic loss, and magic in Media, Culture, & Society. Read more

21 Oct, 2022

Playing with "Real Women"

Our alum Bo Ruberg offers "A Sexual Prehistory of Realism in Video Games" on ROMchip, a journal of game histories. Read more

13 Oct, 2022

Lashon Daley Starts a Book Vlog

BCNM alumni Lashon Daley's first vlog is up! 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

10 Jul, 2022

#BlackGamersMatter: Gaming and the Black Imaginary

Dr. Grace Gipson speaks on Black gamers as part of Temple University's series on Digital Humanities and Afrofuturism. Read more

15 Jun, 2022

Porch Sit with Ra Malika Imhotep

Watch a replay of this Porch Sit with Ra Malika Imhotep discussing gossypin'. Read more

13 Apr, 2022

Jenna Burrell on the Datafied State

Jenna Burrell shares a new Data & Society research agenda in the earliest stages of discussion and planning.  Read more

30 Mar, 2022

BCNM at SCMS 2022

Amazing BCNM representation from students, faculty, and alumni at SCMS 2022! Read more

11 Feb, 2022

Kaitlin Forcier in Media N

Kaitlin Forcier's High-Tech Orientalism and Science Fiction Futures in Astria Suparak’s "Virtually Asian" is featured in Media N on the issue of Art and the Technologies of Race. Read more

31 Jan, 2022

Welcoming Xuan Wang: Visiting Scholar from China

Wang Xuan is the director of the technical department of the Library at Communication University of China and the former associate director of the technical department of the Media Museum. 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

14 Oct, 2021

BCNM Around the Web October 2021

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

25 Sep, 2021

BCNM Around the Web September 2021

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

26 Jul, 2021

We're Hiring: Fall 2021 Work Study Student Assistant

Join the BCNM Events & Communications team! Read more

10 Jul, 2021

Ken Goldberg on Robots and Creativity

Ken Goldberg speaks on creativity in artificial intelligence in Nautilus' Robots Can't Dance. 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

08 Jun, 2021

Choyang Ponsar on The Forensic Imaginary

Choyang Ponsar received a BCNM undergraduate research fellowship to work on A Forensic Imaginary under the mentorship of Tory Jeffay. Read more

17 Apr, 2021

BCNM Around the Web April 2021

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

08 Feb, 2021

BCNM Around the Web February 2021

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

23 Jan, 2021

We're Hiring: Spring 2021 Student Assistant

Join the BCNM Events and Communications team! 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

24 Sep, 2020

Reggie Royston on Configuring Ghana

Reggie Royston's research article, "Configuring Ghana's diaspora" is now available in African Diaspora.  Read more

08 Sep, 2020

Jenni Higgs Publishes on the Reading for Understanding Initiative

Jenni Higgs recently published a research article on the Reading for Understanding Initiative in the International Literacy Association's Reading Research Quarterly. Read more

04 Aug, 2020

BCNM at ELO 2020 Read more

30 Jul, 2020

We're Hiring: Fall 2020 Student Assistant

Join the BCNM Events and Communications team! Read more

19 Jun, 2020

Gabrielle Clement on New Media Technology in the Courtroom

"I am now more familiar with and understand the courtroom's significance as a space for innovative technology." Read more

14 May, 2020

Clancy Wilmott's Mobile Mapping Now Available Open Access 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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31 Jan, 2020

Review of The Revolution That Wasn't in Inside Higher Ed

Alum Jen Schradie's latest book receives an excellent review from Barbara Fister. Read more

16 Jan, 2020

We're Hiring: 2020 Student Assistants

Join the BCNM communication and events team! Read more

20 Dec, 2019

See the BCNM Commons in its Interstellar Glory Read more

02 Nov, 2019

#Identity Book Launch Video Now Online Read more

02 Oct, 2019

#Identity Book Launch Revisited Read more

22 Sep, 2019

Kris Fallon Publishes Where Truth Lies Read more

22 Aug, 2019

Summer Research Dispatch: Tory Jeffay on Photographic Evidence & Police Body Cameras Read more

19 Aug, 2019

We're Hiring: 2019-2020 Student Assistants

Join the BCNM communication and events team! Read more

12 Jun, 2019

Safiya Noble HTNM Video Now Online 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

09 May, 2019

Congratulating our 2019 Undergraduate Certificate Graduates

These students invested in the new media landscape at Cal, and we're excited to see what new endeavours they undertake in their respective fields Read more

19 Mar, 2019

Alum Jenni Higgs Published in Communications of the ACM

"It's About Power" by alum Jenni Higgs and Sepehr Vakil was published in the March 2019 volume of Communications of the ACM. Read more

15 Feb, 2019

Bonnie Ruberg at DHSI

On June 10-14, alum Bonnie Ruberg will be teaching a course at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. Read more

30 Jan, 2019

BCNM at San Francisco's Night of Ideas

BCNM faculty Nicholas de Monchaux, Shannon Jackson and Ken Goldberg, along with DE student Malika Imhotep participated in San Francisco's Night of Ideas. Read more

27 Dec, 2018

Alum Reginold Royston at IC Africa

The University of Ghana hosted IC Africa with the theme African Digital Cultures: Emerging Research, Practices and Innovations. Read more

26 Dec, 2018

Announcing Our Spring 2019 Undergraduate Research Fellows

Each year, undergraduates work closely with our graduate mentors on academic research. Read more

21 Nov, 2018

Announcing our 2018 Undergraduate Cohort

We are thrilled to welcome to the BCNM these talented students from across campus. Read more

26 Sep, 2018

Commons Conversations Revisited: Belinda Middleweek Read more

23 Aug, 2018

Announcing the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

From architectural intelligence to cybernetics and play, algorithms of oppression to the human computer in the stone age, we have a fantastic line up for this year's program! 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

23 Apr, 2018

Alum Tiffany Ng on Building Digital Research and Making at UM

Tiffany Ng was one of many lightning talk presenters at the University of Michigan's one-day conference for digital studies.  Read more

09 Apr, 2018

The BCNM Guide to CHI 2018

Overwhelmed by the amazing panels at CHI 2018? Make your CHI experience a BCNM one with our guide to where our students, faculty, and alumni will be presenting! 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

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

27 Oct, 2017

Alum Kate Mattingly Reviews Radical Bodies in The Dancer's Group

Alum Kate Mattingly reviews Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti, and Yvonne Rainer in California and New York, 1955 to 1972. Read more

19 Oct, 2017

Alum Reginold Royston Interviewed on Digital Humanities Research and Pedagogies

Reginold Royston is a media and cultural studies scholar who has recelty been interviewed on his work with digital humanities. Read more

17 Oct, 2017

Welcome Tom McEnaney

Please welcome our new Executive Committee member Tom McEnaney! McEnaney works at the intersections of the history of media and technology, Argentine, Cuban, and U.S. literature, sound studies, and computational (digital) humanities.  Read more

12 Oct, 2017

Alum Stuart Geiger at the Society for Social Studies of Science in Boston

Stuart Geiger gave a presentation in regarding autoethnographic methods for studying data-driven knowledge production in Boston, Massachusetts. Read more

01 Aug, 2017

Announcing the 2017-2018 Season of the History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series

From software arts to self-tracking technologies, cybernetics to techno-ecologies, we are thrilled to introduce the speakers in this year's History and Theory of New Media program. Read more

01 Jun, 2017

Shannon Jackson on Arts & Public Service at SFMOMA

Jackson was part of a moderated discussion on the future of artistic engagement in public life. Read more

13 May, 2017

Neyran Turan Receives Seed Grant for Cadavre Exquis Read more

21 Feb, 2017

No Legacy Exhibition Opening | California College of the Arts

Check out the launch of this exciting exhibition! Read more

13 Jan, 2017

Ken Goldberg on the Future of Work at the Mill Library

On Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:30pm Read more

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

03 Nov, 2016

Moffitt Reopens!

Hooray! Read more

04 Oct, 2016

Revisited: "Network Analysis of Media Studies"

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

Announcing the 2016-2017 History and Theory of New Media Season

his year, we are pleased to include hands-on workshops in our program, as well as a partnership with the Rhetoric Department to offer a mini-symposium on the Anthropocene Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Teaching Dispatch: Nicholaus Gutierrez and Software Aesthetics

Nicholaus Gutierrez was selected to teach "Software and Aesthetics" as a NWMEDIA R1B this past summer. Here, he describes the experience Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Grace Gipson and the Popular Culture Summer Workshop

Gipson received a summer research award from the BCNM to support her dissertation research by attending the Popular Culture Summer Research Workshop Read more

25 Aug, 2016

Summer Research Report: Will Payne on Location-Based Services

Will Payne received a summer research award from the BCNM to support his dissertation research on location based services Read more

27 Jul, 2016

New #SELFIE Poetry from Alex Saum-Pascual

Readers may remember her from the No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica exhibition currently on display in the Doe Library Read more

25 Jul, 2016

Announcing BCNM's Fall 2016 Open House

Save the date!  Read more

30 Jun, 2016

Video Now Online: No Legacy

The incredible No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica exhibition now has a live online presence Read more

19 May, 2016

Announcing Our 2016 Undergraduate Certificate Grads

We're so pleased to be able to share their achievements and wish them the best in their future projects! Read more

19 Apr, 2016

Alex Saum-Pascual on DH Faire 2016

Check out Alex Saum-Pascual's blog on the event! Read more

11 Apr, 2016

Video Now Online: "Library of the Future"

Experience all the buzz about last week's conversation for yourself! Watch the video here. Read more

07 Apr, 2016

Announcing 2016 Summer Research Awards

We are thrilled by the ambitious and innovative work these students are all completing Read more

21 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Critical Play"

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

17 Mar, 2016

Revisited: No Legacy Read more

07 Mar, 2016

Revisited: "Library of the Future"

We revisit this engaging discussion with Jeffrey MacKie-Mason & Brewster Kahle Read more

02 Mar, 2016

Revisited: Regents 2016 Tour with Brewster Kahle

We explored our obsession over the tangible in a tour with Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive, an online library of visual artifacts Read more

04 Dec, 2015

Revisited: "Everything After: Opossum Impressions"

We revisit Lark Buckingham's installation from this past week 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

02 Nov, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual Teaching Spanish E-Lit this Spring 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

06 Oct, 2015

New Spring 2016 Undergrad E-Lit Course!

This upper-division undergraduate course epitomizes digital humanities - literary analysis alongside basic programming skills and DH tools and methods! Read more

24 Sep, 2015

Announcing the 2015-2016 HTNM Series! Read more

13 Aug, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual: Exhibitions, Research, and Writing

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

16 Jul, 2015

Björn Hartmann Receives Best Paper Award at EICS 2015

16 Jun, 2015

BCNM Faculty and Students Represent UCB at National Makers Faire Read more

11 Mar, 2015

Tiffany Ng to be University of Michigan Carilloneur

She is Visiting Instructor of Music History at St. Olaf College and a Ph.D. candidate in Musicology with a Designated Emphasis in New Media at UC Berkeley 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

25 Feb, 2015

HTNM Revisited: Intermedia Dance

We revisit UCD Professor Elizabeth Freeman's lecture, "Sex in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Gerard & Kelly's Kisses" Read more

12 Feb, 2015

César Torres Read more

11 Feb, 2015

"Watching, creating, and archiving" paper published in Convergence

On the quantity and temporality of fannish productivity in online fan fiction archives"  Read more

10 Feb, 2015

Alex Saum-Pascual

Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of California, Berkeley Read more

21 Jan, 2015

Hack the Bells Dispatch from Sarah Stierch

Sarah Stierch spearheaded Hack the Bells, the world's first carillon remix competition Read more

21 Nov, 2014

Revisited: Rights and Readerships Workshop

We partnered with Authors Alliance for an exciting workshop! Read about what happened, here. Read more

18 Nov, 2014

Announcing the Winners of Hack the Bells

Winners of Hack the Bells, the first international carillon remix competition, have been selected Read more

11 Sep, 2014

Announcing IMAGE as LOCATION

A Bay Area Festival that explores the relationship between people, pictures, and places 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

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

15 May, 2014

Critical Making Showcase

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

02 Apr, 2014

Sarah Stierch Featured in East Bay Express

Stierch has been featured in the East Bay Express for her work to improve the coverage of women on Wikipedia Read more

06 Mar, 2014

Announcing the 2014 Peter Lyman Fellow

The Fellowship seeks to support a Ph.D. candidate in the writing of his or her dissertation on a topic related to new media through a summer stipend Read more

07 May, 2013

New Media Research Group: Sam Ford "Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture"

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

03 Apr, 2013

Summer 2013 Course Offerings in New Media - Digital Activism, NWMEDIA 150AC

Session A, May 28 - July 3, 2013 Read more

27 Feb, 2013

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

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

20 Feb, 2013

BCNM Spring 2013 Open House for Prospective Students

Join us for light refreshments and conversation in the Commons, to learn more about the Berkeley Center for New Media's academic offerings in New Media Read more

06 Feb, 2013

BEARS 2013 Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium, BCNM Open House

Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium is a program of the Industrial Relations Office, UC Berkeley Read more

04 Feb, 2013

Video Art in the BCNM Commons, New Work by Jason Fritz, "Aunt Charlies Lounge: Smoking Only"

Jason Fritz is an interdisciplinary artist whose work shuttles between performance, film, installation, and disaster Read more

31 Aug, 2012

The Art of Video Games?

Alenda Chang, Ph.D. Rhetoric, DE in New Media, UC Berkeley Read more

08 Aug, 2012

New Media Summer Research Fellowships Awarded to BCNM DE's

Congratulations to the following students! Read more

13 Jun, 2012

Video Art in the BCNM Commons - New Work by Henry Witecki, "The Bridge" (2012)

07 Mar, 2012

Announcing the 2012 Peter Lyman Fellow

For their research, "Unmanned Aerial Systems: The United States’ Techno-Political Entanglements in the Post-Cold War" Read more

01 Feb, 2012

A Variation on the Powers of Ten: Framework for Understanding Research

Currently, Powers of Ten will be showing at SFMOMA Six Lines of Flight on Sept. 15-Dec. 30, 2012
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01 Feb, 2012

Aesthetic Applications of Wave Field Synthesis

Rama Gottfried will be working with the Acoustic and Cognitive Spaces Team at IRCAM and the Centre Pompidou based in Paris Read more

11 Jan, 2012

Artist Talk with Walter Kim on Modeling the Interaction of Light Between Diffuse Surfaces

Join us for lunch and conversation with artist Walter Kim at the Berkeley Institute of Design Read more

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Faculty Seed Grants

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Applications are due October 1, 2024

Faculty Seed Grants

Hack the Bells Guide

Maker Resources

Strategic Plan