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Dr Paolo Sordi

New Media

LUISS University

Dr Paolo Sordi is the head of Digital Communication and New Media at LUISS University in Rome, Italy, and also teaches Web Design and Development in the Department of Literature, Philosophy and History at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He is a specialist in digital storytelling as well as content publishing and distribution strategies in the age of social networks, blogging and web design. He is also interested in the social, political and cultural aspects of digital media.

He is the author of I Am: Remix Your Web Identity (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015), Bloggo con WordPress dunque sono (Dario Flaccovio Editore, 2015) and Progettare per il web (Carocci editore, 2013). He is the author of the essay Il narratore algoritmico (2017) for online journal Enthymema, and he has also authored other articles, including Sulla Rete come I piccioni in una gabbia. I padroni di Internet e la nostra intelligenza (2016), for Testo e Senso.

He is currently the editor of BILF, an online library of family diaries, which is the fruit of research carried out in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s by Angelo Cicchetti and Raul Mordenti. Together with Domenico Fiormonte, he is also the editor of Infolet, a scholarly blog on digital media culture and criticism launched by a group of students and researchers at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, brought together by their passion for digital humanities and the teachings of Giuseppe Gigliozzi, an Italian pioneer of applying technology to literary research.