IATH Fellow Steve Railton was a guest on local radio station WTJU's Soundboard, a discussion program about news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area, with host Robert Packard. He discussed his interest in William Faulkner, Faulkner's connection with UVA, and the inspiration and goals for the Digital Yoknapatawpha project.
The segment was broadcast on May 16 and includes Faulkner's useful instructions on how to pronounce Yoknapatawpha (yahk-nah-pah-taw-fa). The segment is archived below.
WTJU is a non-profit public radio station supported by the University of Virginia and listeners, and is staffed mostly by volunteers from the University and local area. Programs offer a wide and eclectic range of music as well as local and national news and discussion.