From Roots to Routes: A Conversation With Nick Spitzer

In Fall of 2017, the Missouri Audio Project and the Center for Studies in Oral Tradition at the University of Missouri had the pleasure of co-hosting Nick Spitzer, producer and host of the radio show American Routes (NPR). Spitzer is a folklorist, professor of anthropology and American Studies at Tulane University. He sat down for conversation with Sean Gurd. They talked about making radio, crafting segues, defining creolization, recording prison music, and locating the vernacular humanities. 

 It’s a really smart conversation. Come have a listen.