Marcello Vitali-Rosati is an Assistant Professor in Literature and Digital Culture at the Department of French Literature of the Université de Montreal.
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). His research focus is to develop a philosophical reflection on digital technologies: the idea of digital identity, the concept of author at the time of the web, the forms of production, publication and diffusion of contents online, and the notion of editorialization.