2015 Schedule

First Annual DISSH Symposium

Digital Innovation and Scholarship in the Social Sciences and Humanities

2:00 Symposium Welcome by ECU Provost Ron Mitchelson and Dean William Downs of the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

2:05 – 2:50 ECU’s J. Y. Joyner Library Keynote Speaker
David Lee Miller, University of South Carolina, Director, Center for Digital Humanities
“What’s Happening in the Humanities?”
Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery, 2nd floor, Joyner Library

3:00 – 3:50 Three concurrent sessions of Lightning Round presentations by ECU faculty and others (5-7 min. descriptions of current or existing DISSH projects, 5 presenters per session per hour = 15 total presentations)

Faulkner Gallery, 2409 and 1008 Joyner Library

4:00 – 4:45 Two concurrent invited speakers

ECU’s College of Education Invited Speaker
Natalie Kononenko, University of Alberta, Kule Chair in Ukrainian Ethnography
“UkraineAlive – Digital Technology and Elementary Education”
Room 2409, Joyner Library


ECU’s Division of Academic Affairs Invited Speaker
David Staley, Ohio State University, Department of History and Department of Design, Director, The Goldberg Center
“Visual Historiography and Object-oriented Hermeneutics”
Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery, Joyner Library

4:50 – 5:35 Two concurrent invited speakers

ECU’s Office for Faculty Excellence Invited Speaker
Jolanda-Pieta (Joey) van Arnhem, College of Charleston, Instructional Design Librarian, Digital Scholarship and Services
“ARE You Experienced? Leveraging Interactive Print for Cross-Disciplinary Connections”
Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery, Joyner Library


ECU’s Office of International Affairs Invited Speaker
Paul Jones, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Media and Journalism and School of Information and Library Science, Director, ibiblio
“Preserving and Serving Whole Live Websites”
Room 2409, Joyner Library

5:40-6:00 Wrap-Up / Networking