Digital Innovation and Scholarship in Social Sciences and Humanities

Welcome to DISSH!

This website explores the opportunities inherent in digital projects for interdisciplinary and collaborative research and education, hallmarks of the twenty-first century university.

DISSH Team Members:
Ms. Lily Johnson, Foreign Languages and Literatures Department
Dr. Donna Kain, English Department

Upcoming Events & News


  • Virtual Digital Lunch and Learn

    Encountering the [Data] on Gentrification: Digital Tools and Critical Approaches for Humanities Data

    Friday, November 17, 2023, 12:00—1:00 pm

    Speaker: Desiree Dighton, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of English. She teaches courses in professional and technical communication, visual rhetoric and design, and rhetorical studies. One area of her scholarship focuses on the rhetorical examination of data, its attendant technologies, and the ethics and consequences of data collection  in humanities research. 

    Join the meeting:

    Meeting link:

    Meeting number: 2631 394 8644

    Password: 8uFAbet2Nm6

    Sponsored by the ECU Main Campus Library Digital Humanities Working Group and the ECU Harriot College Digital Initiatives in Social Sciences and Humanities (DISSH). Digital Lunch and Learn series events are scheduled for the third Friday of each month.

    For ADA Accommodation: 252-737-1018or