KFP’s Nicole Musgrave Graduates

For the past two years, Nicole Musgrave has served as KFP's graduate assistant here at our home at Western Kentucky University. In that short time, she's accomplished a great deal for KFP, including building the mobile companion to our exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green, taking the lead in the planning of events … Continue reading KFP’s Nicole Musgrave Graduates

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Bosnian Dessert Demonstration on April 25th

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invite you to join us for a: Bosnian Dessert Demonstration with Adina Husić, Sabina Husić, and Senida Husić Wednesday, April 25th 5:00-6:00 pm Confucius Institute Kitchen, WKU   Finals stressing you out? Come try some tasty Bosnian desserts! The Kentucky Folklife Program and … Continue reading Bosnian Dessert Demonstration on April 25th

Bosnian Coffee Demo on October 26th, 4:30-6:30pm

The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology's graduate Foodways class, in conjunction with the Kentucky Folklife Program, will be presenting a Bosnian coffee demonstration on Thursday, October 26th from 4:30 - 6:30 pm at the Kentucky Museum (room TBA). “Making Bosnian coffee is something that you have to learn and…it’s an acquired skill…it’s almost an … Continue reading Bosnian Coffee Demo on October 26th, 4:30-6:30pm

Horse Cave Heritage Festival a Success

That's a wrap! Another fantastic year of programs for Chattin' on the Porch at Horse Cave Heritage Festival. Many thanks to our community partners, including the City of Horse Cave, Kentucky. A huge thanks to the folks that make it happen, the graduate students of WKU Folk Studies! Thanks for making this a fun, successful … Continue reading Horse Cave Heritage Festival a Success

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

Paddy Bowman Visits WKU

KFP and the Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology are excited to welcome Paddy Bowman, director of Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education, to Western for a short residency during the month of April. In addition to working with students and faculty, Bowman will give a public presentation entitled "Dress to Express" … Continue reading Paddy Bowman Visits WKU