Marcello Vitali-Rosati

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Marcello Vitali-Rosati is Full Professor in the Department of French Literature at the University of Montréal and chairholder for the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities.

His research offers a philosophical reflection on digital technologies and the issues pertaining to them, including concepts relating to the virtual, to digital identity, to the author and authorship, to forms of production as well as to the dissemination and legitimization of knowledge in the digital age. In addition, he is one of the most active contributors of the theory of editorialization.

He is the author of several articles and monographs. He is also editor in chief of the journal Sens Public and co-director of the “Parcours Numériques" collection at the Presses de l’Université de Montréal (PUM).

As chairholder of the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities, he also directs several digital humanities projects, particularly as pertains to the scholarly publishing field. Within this framework, he directs the development of journal editing and augmented monograph platforms, editing software and an editing platform for the collaborative edition of the Greek Anthology.

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Canadian Comparative Literature Association Annual Congress

June 22-23, 2022

From June 21 to 24, 2022, the annual congress of the Canadian Comparative Literature Association will take place on Zoom. The theme, this year, is "Divergence and Convergence in Comparative Literature". Antoine Fauchié, Margot Mellet and Marcello Vitali-Rosati will act as facilitators of the workshop "Inscription Practices/Play" on June 22, and the workshop "Inscription Reflections" on June 23. Links to come!

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Annual Electronic Literature Organisation Conference

May 30 to June 1, 2022

From May 30 to June 1, 2022, Margot Mellet and Emmanuelle Lescouet will give talks at the annual Electronic Literature Organization conference. Registration to attend here

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ENCODE from the University of Bologna Project Conference

May 23, 2022

On May 23, 2022 at 10 a.m. (EST), Marcello Vitali-Rosati gives a lecture titled "Technical Thinking: the 'Greek Anthology Project' between Epistemological Choices and Code" at the 5th ENCODE Project Conference, which strives to bridge the gap between classical studies and digital competency. Registration required to attend!

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Humanistica Conference 2022

May 19-21, 2022

From May 19-21, 2022, the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities team will give multiple lectures and presentations as part of the annual conference organised by Humanistica, the francophone digital humanities association. Exact dates and links to come!

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Conference "DH Unbound" by the Association for Computers and the Humanities and the Canadian Society of Digital Humanities

May 17-19, 2022

From May 17-19, 2022, the Canada Research Chair on Digital Textualities team will give multiple talks and presentations in the context of the annual conference "DH Unbound". Exact dates and links to come!

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89th Acfas Congress

May 9-10, 2022

On May 9, 2022, PhD candidates Roch Delannay, Giulia Ferretti and Mathilde Verstraete will give lectures as part of the "Prix étudiants" (Student Awards) period of the conference "Le numérique dans les sciences humaines : Édition et visualisation" (The Digital in the Humanities: Edition and Visualisation) at the 89th Acfas Congress at 3:45 p.m. On May 10, 2022 at 9:30 a.m., Marcello Vitali-Rosati will preside the 4th session of the same conference. Online only, link to come!

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International colloquium "Vivre par(mi) les écrans : passé et avenir" (Living Through/Among Screens: Past and Future)

April 27, 2022

From April 27 to 29, 2022, the colloquium "Vivre par(mi) les écrans : passé et avenir" (Living Through/Among Screens: Past and Future), directed by Mauro Carbone and Jacopo Bodini, will take place at the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 - IRPhil. Marcello Vitali-Rosati will be presenting on April 27, 2022 at 11 a.m. (EST) "Pour une multiplicité d'écrans" (For a Multiplicity of Screens). Streaming here.

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Focus group "Les formats d'écriture comme interfaces entre supports et genres de discours" (Writing Formats as Interfaces Between Supports and Discourse Genres)

April 15, 2022

As part of this focus group hosted by the University Paris-Est Créteil, Marcello Vitali-Rosati gives a talk titled "Formats d'écriture et formes de pensée" (Writing Formats and Forms of Thought) at 10:15 a.m. (EST) online here

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March 24, 2022
39th Edition of the 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium

The Littérature québécoise mobile team, constituted by René Audet, Bertrand Gervais, Alexandra Saemmer and Marcello Vitali-Rosati, presents a panel titled "Penser la matérialité des pratiques littéraires numériques" (Thinking the Materiality of Digital Literary Practices) on March 24, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at the conference hosted by the Department of French and Italian at the University of Pittsburgh. Online here

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Lecture "From Computer Science in the Humanities to the Collaborative Edition of the Greek Anthology" (Dall'informatica umanistica all'edizione collaborativa dell’Antologia Greca)

Lecture given in Italian by Marcello Vitali-Rosati and Mathilde Verstraete at the Department of Humanities of the University of Naples Federico II on March 18, 2022 at 11 a.m. (EST) online here

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