For today’s special Christmas Eve edition of the show, Patty is joined in the studio by Jim Leary, UW–Madison professor emeritus of folklore and Scandinavian studies. Jim was recently nominated […]
Lumberjack songs and poems, studied
Jan talks with Jim Leary, professor emeritus of folklore and Scandinavian Studies at the U.W., about his recent book “Pinery Boys: Songs and Songcatching in the Lumberjack Era”, which reveals […]
Wisconsin Folk Music Goes Digital With Help From NEH Grant
(WORT)–The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced last week that it had just won a major grant to preserve historic recordings of Wisconsin’s folk music. The National Endowment for the Humanities will […]
Week in Review
(WORT) — This week we cover the Democratic presidential debate in Milwaukee, a new lawsuit over the Enbridge oil pipeline in Dane County, and learn how apps have changed the dating game.