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History and Theory

Screen Shot 2016-08-29 at 3.44.31 PMThe History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series brings to campus leading humanities scholars working on issues of media transition and technological emergence. The series promotes new, interdisciplinary approaches to questions about the uses, meanings, causes, and effects of rapid or dramatic shifts in techno-infrastructure, information management, and forms of mediated expression. Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media, these events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit:



HTNM 16-17 posterv2-200x37509/29 A Workshop on Network Analysis for Film and Media
****Miriam Posner, Digital Humanities Program Coordinator, UCLA
5 PM | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

10/13 & 10/14 Technology, Space, Reason: Infrastructures of Knowledge in the Anthropocene
****Bernard Stiegler, Director, IRI, France
10/13 | 5 PM | Geballe Room, Townsend Center
****Paul Edwards, Professor, University of Michigan
10/14 | 1:30 PM | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall
****Bernard Stiegler, Paul Edwards, UCB Faculty
10/14 | 3 PM | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall
Presented in partnership with the Rhetoric Department

11/03 Video Analytics: From Keywords to Keyframes
****Virginia Kuhn, Professor, University of Southern California
5 PM | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library


03/02 Postcolonial Piracy
****Kavita Philip, Professor, UC Irvine
5 PM | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

04/13 Technology and Forensic Evidence Chilean Human Rights Investigations
****Eden Medina, Professor, Indiana University, Bloomington
5 PM | 470 Stephens Hall
Presented in partnership with the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, & Society


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