WKU’s Library Special Collections granted accreditation by KOHC

WKU Libraries: Special Collections, our home repository, has been granted accreditation status by the Kentucky Oral History Commission. From the recent press release: Western Kentucky University’s Manuscripts and Folklife Archives, a part of the Department of Library Special Collections, was recently granted accreditation status by the Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC). Archives that receive accreditation … Continue reading WKU’s Library Special Collections granted accreditation by KOHC

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

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

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018, including an Art Works grant of $20,000 to the Kentucky Folklife Program at WKU to support the establishment of a Kentucky Folklife Network and online magazine. … Continue reading Kentucky Folklife Program to receive $20,000 Art Works grant from NEA

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

Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange accepting new applicants

The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) has convened more than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties. The Kentucky RUX network aligns people working across the arts, agriculture, community health and small business to work together toward the transformation of Kentucky’s economies, communities and sense of self. The Kentucky RUX network will showcase a new Kentucky community this … Continue reading Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange accepting new applicants

Bosnian Coffee Demo on 3/7

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invite you to join us for a: Bosnian Coffee Demonstration with Senida Husić, Dženana Kadrić, and Sanida Palavra Wednesday, March 7th 4:00pm WKU Faculty House The Kentucky Folklife Program and Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology, in conjunction with WKU's International Year of … Continue reading Bosnian Coffee Demo on 3/7

Season’s Greetings and Winter Office Hours

The semester’s end is quickly approaching and everyone at the Kentucky Folklife Program would like to wish wish you a ‘Happy Holidays!’ We are looking forward to sharing new events, programs, and more with you in 2018. Please note, Western Kentucky University (and so the Kentucky Folklife Program) is closed for winter break from December … Continue reading Season’s Greetings and Winter Office Hours

Bosnian Pita Demonstration to be held 11/16

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invite you to join us for a: Bosnian Pita Demonstration with Fatima Delic and Nejra Delic Thursday, November 16th 4:30pm Confucius Institute Kitchen Organized by the students of FLK 585 Foodways Join us as mother-daughter pair Fatima and Nejra Delic prepare pita and … Continue reading Bosnian Pita Demonstration to be held 11/16

Community Heritage Day this Saturday

Community Heritage Day at the Kentucky Museum will be held this Saturday: November 4, 2017, 9am – 4 pm Free Admission to the Kentucky Museum We invite you to bring a selection of items that are significant to your family or our community story (maximum of five). We’ll be digitizing 2-dimensional items and photographing 3-dimensional … Continue reading Community Heritage Day this Saturday