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Kentucky Folklife Program to receive $20,000 Art Works grant from NEA

May 11th, 2018

The Kentucky Folklife Program at WKU has been awarded a $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the establishment of a Kentucky Folklife Network and online magazine.

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Brent Bjorkman travels to Washington D.C.

Mar 15th, 2018

Over the past two years, Bjorkman and his Kentucky Folklife Program and the Kentucky Museum colleagues have received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities which brought them closer to these DC partners. Through them he became associated w

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Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange accepting new applicants

Mar 14th, 2018

The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange is accepting applicants for its 2018 cohort. Members from across the state will gather in Bowling Green June 8-10, in Knott County Aug. 3-5, and in Covington Oct. 12-14.

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WKU student successfully nominates property to the National Register

Mar 13th, 2018

Current Folk Studies MA student Susanna Pyatt researched and wrote the National Register nomination for the Chalybeate Springs Hotel Springhouse as part of Dr. Michael Ann Williams' Vernacular Architecture class in fall 2016.

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Kentucky Folklife Program hosting Bosnian Coffee Demo on March 7th

Feb 23rd, 2018

The Kentucky Folklife Program will be hosting a Bosnian coffee demonstration on March 7, 2018. Join us as Senida Husić, Dženana Kadrić, and Sanida Palavra prepare Bosnian coffee and discuss the importance of coffee and ćejf to Bosnian cul

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Teacher of the Week: Chris Antonsen

Feb 21st, 2018

Folk Studies part-time web instructor Chris Antonsen is the teacher of the week in The News Gazette! He is a middle school teacher at Countryside School in Champaign, IL. Follow the link for the full story! http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2018-02-

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Folk Studies Student on WBKO

Folk Studies Student on WBKO

Dec 4th, 2017

WKU Folk Studies graduate student Joel Chapman was interviewed at a rally against taxing tuition waivers.

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