Here are the slides from Peter Leonard’s March 7 talk, “Topic Modeling the ‘Great Unread.'” He has done fascinating work with funding from Google on the Scandinavian Literature in the Google Books corpus. Topic modeling is also one approach to text mining worth knowing about. His talk includes many links and references to similar projects.
Andrew Torget’s February talk, “The Promise and Perils of Doing History in a Digital Age” is now up on iTunes U (listed as part of the Summersell Center talks):
If you were unable to attend this talk, this is a terrific resource for people interested in new DH projects as well as an overview of the field and its history.