Folk Studies and Anthropology
Now accepting applications to the nationally renowned MA program in folk studies.
Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology
Thank you for your interest in Folk Studies and Anthropology! Our department offers an undergraduate major in Anthropology, minors in Folklore and in Anthropology, a Masters in Folk Studies, a graduate certificate in Historic Preservation, plus a number of General Education and Colonnade courses. We are also the home of the award-winning Kentucky Folklife Program.
Please come visit us in our departmental office in Room 237 of the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center, or contact us for more information.
Download our 2017-2018 department newsletter!
Folk Studies Faculty Member Organizes Applied Folklore Conference
Dec 7th, 2018
Dr. Tim Frandy, assistant professor of folklore, recently co-organized a public and applied folklore conference entitled "Folklore and the Wisconsin...
Kentucky Folklife Program receives Kentucky History Award for Community Impact
Nov 16th, 2018
The WKU-based Kentucky Folklife Program receives a 2018 Kentucky History Award for Community Impact from the Kentucky Historical Society....