Category Archives: Humanist Studies & the Digital Age

Digital Cultures

The emergence of a reality organized around the Internet is provoking a profound crisis of identity in which the older principles of self-orientation and communitarian identification lose their effectiveness. What concepts, what methods do we need to understand the “knowledge … Continue reading

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“The Wisdom of the Hand and the memory of a Mediterranean More than Human Humanism”

This is an essay published in  Ecocritical Approaches to Italian Culture and Literature. The Denatured Wild Ed. by Pasquale Verdicchio. Lanham-Boulder-New York-London: Lexinton Books, 2016. 1-30. In my essay I first address the documentaries that Vittorio De Seta shot in Sicily between 1954 and 1955 to document, … Continue reading

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“Worlds of Meaning”

This is the Editorial I wrote for the new monographic volume of the e-journal Humanist Studies & the Digital Age entitled  Networks and Projects: New Platforms in Digital Humanities, edited by Crystall Hall, Massimo Lollini and Massimo Riva. It was published in December … Continue reading

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Humanism in the Digital Age

There has never been a time in which the human was not a work in progress (Sheehan). Humanism today must address not only the plurality of stages on the road towards the formation of ideas of humanity but also the … Continue reading

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