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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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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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First Foodways Event Shows Culture in Coffee

Oct 27th, 2017

WKU Foodways graduate class taught by Dr. Ann Ferrell, coordinated the first of two Bosnian themed demonstrations. Attendees to the first were able to learn from Bosnian communities members about the importance of coffee to their culture.

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