FolkBistro is a series of podcasts exploring folklore topics. These engaging, short recordings feature interviews with visiting scholars as well as selections from the Fife Folklore Archives and folklore pedagogy. FolkBistro is a production of Utah State University’s Merrill-Cazier Library in partnership with the USU Folklore Program. The host of FolkBistro is Randy Williams.
While the core of FolkBistro consists of USU Libraries-produced podcasts, the series will also include selected student-produced podcasts submitted as partial requirments for folklore courses.
Podcasts currently in this digital collection are:
- The All-American Meal: Thanksgiving as Folklore (Lecture by Jay Anderson/1983)
- Oral History (includes excerpts from interview by Hal Cannon talking with brothers Max and Merlin Tanner/2008)
- Barre Toelken Folksong Lecture pt. 1-3 (From Fife Folklore Conference/1999)
- Folk Documentation: A Conversation with Guha Shankar (From Fife Folklore Workshop/2008)
- Folksong & Music (Includes singing of “Blue Mountain” by Loyal Bailey and “Rolling Home" by Barre Toelken/2008)
- Folksong Legend, Peggy Seeger, pt. 1-3 (Interview with folksinger Peggy Singer/1988)
- About The Fife Folklore Archives (Introduction to the Fife Folklore Archives)