Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology
Thank you for your interest in Folk Studies and Anthropology! Our department offers an undergraduate major in Anthropology, undergraduate minors in Folklore and in Anthropology, a Master of Arts in Folk Studies, a Folk Studies JUMP (Joint Undergraduate-Master's Program), and a number of General Education and Colonnade courses. We also are the home of two award-winning programs, the Kentucky Folklife Program and the Kentucky Archaeological Survey.
Please come visit us in our departmental office in Room 237 of the Ivan Wilson Fine
Arts Center, or contact us for more information.
Download our 2017-2018 department newsletter!
Archaeologist Presents on Native Americans at Paducah Library
Nov 20th, 2019
In celebration of Kentucky Native American Heritage Month, archaeologist Gwynn Henderson of WKU’s Kentucky Archaeological Survey will present "A...
Graduate Student Camille Acosta Prepares Dia de los Muertos Altar
Nov 11th, 2019
Folk Studies graduate student Camille Acosta prepared a Dia de los Muertos altar in her Speech and Debate office to celebrate her Mexican heritage....