WKU PBS produces “Behind the Scenes” of “A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green”

by Virginia Siegel / Video courtesy of WKU PBS As the Kentucky Museum and Kentucky Folklife Program entered the final stages of construction and exhibit preparation, WKU PBS was there to capture it.  WKU PBS will be producing a series of videos on the Bowling Green Bosnian American community and our current exhibit A Culture … Continue reading WKU PBS produces “Behind the Scenes” of “A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green”

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Commemorating the Srebrenica Genocide

by Virginia Siegel / Research by the Bosnia Oral History Project Committee Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the start of the Srebrenica Genocide in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which began July 11, 1995.  Many of our fellow Kentuckians are survivors of the Srebrenica Genocide and many lost loved ones. This week, the Bosnian American community … Continue reading Commemorating the Srebrenica Genocide

Celebrating a Century of Folklore at WKU

by Virginia Siegel / Research by Michael Ann Williams and Ann Ferrell Since 2012, the Kentucky Folklife Program has proudly called Western Kentucky University's Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology home.  This year, the WKU Folk Studies Program is celebrating a century of folklore research and teaching at WKU.  To celebrate, Folk Studies faculty, Michael Ann … Continue reading Celebrating a Century of Folklore at WKU