Domenico Fiormonte

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Domenico Fiormonte is lecturer in Sociology of Communication and Culture at the Department of Political Sciences of the University of Roma Tre where he teaches courses on communication theory, new media and the scholarly digital edition. His research and main publication focus on the impact of new media on the representation and transmission of cultural artefacts. In 1996 he created at the University of Edinburgh the Digital Variants Archive (www.digitalvariants.org), an online resource on contemporary Italian and Spanish authors. Between 2007 and 2009 he coordinated the Roma Tre research unit of the national research network “Content Organization, Propagation, Evaluation and Reuse through Active Repositories”. He has edited or co-edited three collections of digital humanities texts: New Media and the Humanities: Research and Applications, Oxford, Oxford University Humanities Computing Unit, 2001; Informatica umanistica: dalla ricerca all’insegnamento, Roma, Bulzoni, 2003; La macchina nel nel tempo. Studi di informatica umanistica in onore di Tito Orlandi, Firenze, Le Lettere, 2011. He is also author of Scrittura e filologia nell’era digitale (Turin, Bollati Boringhieri, 2003), and in 2010 has published with Teresa Numerico and Francesca Tomasi an introduction to digital humanities: L’umanista digitale, Bologna, Il Mulino. With Paolo Sordi has founded in 2000 the first Italian blog on digital literary studies: http://infolet.it/. His current research interests are moving towards the creation of new tools and methodologies for promoting the dialogue between the Sciences and the Humanities (http://www.newhumanities.org/it).

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