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Eberle Sinatra, Michael


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Michael E. Sinatra is Professor of English at the Université de Montréal. Trained as a Romanticist at Oxford and a specialist of Leigh Hunt, he has been involved in electronic publications and digital humanities for twenty years. He is the founding editor of the SSHRC-funded e-journal Romanticism on the Net (founded in February 1996). With Marcello VItali-Rosati, he launched an innovative collection entitled “Parcours numériques” in the spring of 2014, which includes their volume Manuel des pratiques de l’édition numérique. He is also the team leader of the FRQSC-funded “Groupe de recherche sur les éditions critiques en contexte numérique“.

Sinatra is the Director of Research Dissemination of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (2015-2017, re-elected 2017-2019). He is a member of the comité de coordination of the francophone DH association Humanistica (2014-2016, re-elected 2016-2019), and the past President of the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (for which he served as President (French) from 2009 to 2015). He was also the president of the CFI-funded project Synergies: The Canadian Information Network for Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities (2007-2012).


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Monnet, Rodica-Livia

MONNET, Rodica-Livia

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Livia Monnet earned her PhD from the University of Vienna, in Austria. She taught at the University of Heidelberg, in Germany, and at the University of Minnesota, in the USA, before coming to the Université de Montréal. Her current research focuses on experimental cinema in Japan, body issues in video installations and 21st-century media arts, and on artistic and cultural practices of ecological movements in the Asia-Pacific area. She teaches courses on a wide variety of subjects, including independent animation cinema in the 2000s, feminism in cinema and the visual arts, classical Japanese theatre, uchronia in Japanese literature and cinema, and theory and esthetics in comic strips and their film adaptations. She has received academic awards from the Canon Foundation and the German Society for East Asian studies, as well as many SSHRC research grants.


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