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Rita Lucarelli

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

10 Mar, 2023 Conference

Hydrocolonialism Symposium

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

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

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

11 Apr, 2017 Special Events

New Technology and Archaeology Symposium

Sponsored by the History of Art Department, The Computer Science Undergraduate Association, the Organization of Graduate Students in the Digital Humanities, the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, and Digital Humanities @ Berkeley. 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

07 Dec, 2023

BCNM Around the Web Fall 2023

Check out our faculty and alumni around the web this Fall 2023! Read more

11 Jul, 2023

Rita Lucarelli Publishes the Oxford Handbook of the Egyptian Book of the Dead Read more

08 Jun, 2023

Spring 2023 Events Review Read more

29 Nov, 2022

Spring 2023 BCNM Events Read more

29 Nov, 2022

Announcing Our Spring 2023 Class Fund Recipients

We’re thrilled to be able to offer small grants to further support our faculty in their new media classes. Read more

17 Apr, 2021

Rita Lucarelli's Work Featured on TechStory

Rita Lucarelli has been using VR technologies to create new immersive experiences in Egyptology. Read more

19 Mar, 2021

The Book of the Dead in 3D with Rita Lucarelli

UC Berkeley Professor and Egypgytologist Rita Lucarelli's BCNM funded 3D coffin modeling project is set to debut at the Phoebe Hearst Museum later this year. Read more

09 Mar, 2021

Rita Lucarelli on Crocodile Mummies in Ancient Egypt

Rita Lucarelli, a UC Berkeley Associate Professor of Egyptology, spoke about crocodile mummies in the Fiat Vox podcast. 

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18 Aug, 2020

BCNM Around the Web August 2020

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

20 Dec, 2019

See the BCNM Commons in its Interstellar Glory Read more

24 May, 2019

From Papyrus to Coffins in 3D Read more

07 Mar, 2019

Rita Lucarelli Promoted to Associate Professor of Egyptology Read more

30 Jan, 2019

Rita Lucarelli Video Now Online

Watch Rita Lucarelli's presentation for the CITRIS Spring Research Exchange Seminar Series 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 Apr, 2018

Announcing our 2018-2019 Faculty Seed Grant Recipients Read more

23 Apr, 2018

Rita Lucarelli Receives CITRIS Seed Grant

Rita Lucarelli's project on Egyptian landscapes will be funded by the CITRIS seed grant program. 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