Marcello Vitali-Rosati is Associate Professor in the Department of French
Literature at the University of Montreal and holds the Canada Research
Chair on Digital Textualities. He studied Philosophy and Literature and holds
a Ph.D. from the University of Pisa (Italy) and the University of Paris IV La
Sorbonne. Previous publications include several articles and four books: Riflessione e trascendenza: Itinerari a partire da Lévinas (ETS, 2003), Corps et
virtuel: Itinéraires à partir de Merleau-Ponty (Harmattan, 2009), S'orienter
dans le virtuel (Hermann, 2012), and Égarements: Amour, mort et identités
numériques (Hermann, 2014).
He has taught at the Foreign University of Perugia (Italy) and at art and technology schools in Paris.
His research focuses on developing a philosophical reflection on the changes brought by digital technologies - the idea of digital identity, the concept
of the author in the era of the Web, the forms of production, publication and
diffusion of online content, and the notion of “editorialization”.