Thursday, September 25, 2008

Next Meeting THU 10/2, 5-6PM (340 Moffitt)

Join us for a special visit from Abigail De Kosnik, the Berkeley Center for New Media's most recent faculty addition and a new assistant professor in the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies.

We will be discussing a short piece, "Performing Transnational Anti-Fandom: Filipinos Protesting The Daily Show and Desperate Housewives Online," available at the following URL:

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Next Meeting THU 9/18, 5-6PM (340 Moffitt)

We will be meeting to discuss the last chapter from Lisa Nakamura's most recent book, Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet (2008), entitled "Measuring Race on the Internet: Users, Identity, and Cultural Difference in the United States."

Please note that we will NOT be meeting in the Rhetoric/Film library. The new location for our meetings is the recently opened Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Commons, 340 Moffitt Library, right next to the Free Speech Movement Cafe ( We will be meeting twice a month, on Thursdays, for the remainder of the semester.

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