Monday, January 16, 2012

Happy New Year!

Welcome back for the spring semester. We hope everyone had a restful break and a happy new year. Here is hoping that many of you will be able to join us for meetings this coming semester.

The following is a list of our upcoming events. Please join us in the 4th floor conference room of Sutardja Dai Hall Thursday, Jan 26 at 1pm for our first meeting.

Discussion of Henry Jenkins
26 January 2012, 1pm
4th Floor Conference Room, Sutardja Dai Hall UC Berkeley

Chris Goetz will present on works by Henry Jenkins. We will also remember back to Jenkins' November talk and include our reactions in the discussion.

"Break/ing Ground" Multi-field Working Group
13 March 2012, 5 - 7 pm
126 Dwinelle Annex

The TDPS annual Speaker Series invites working groups across multiple disciplines (Dance Studies, New Media Studies, Sound Studies, African American Literature Studies, and Critical Theory) to discuss key readings by our featured scholar-performers, Drs. Thomas Defrantz and Fred Moten, in preparation for their lecture-performance on Thursday, March 15.

Drs. Thomas DeFrantz and Fred Moten
15 March 2012, 4-7pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall UC Berkeley

2 April 2012, 7:30pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

Professor Rita Raley on Tactical Media
26 April 2012, 5pm
370 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley

End of the year NMWG party! For our last meeting, we will join up with Berkeley Center For New Media Designated Emphasis students for an end of the year celebration.