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.
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Kentucky Folklife Program announces recipient of 2018 Homer Ledford Award
Feb 20th, 2019
The Kentucky Folklife Program, part of WKU's Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology, and collaborating partner the Kentucky Arts Council announce...
Anthropology major Amber Burdine wins Study Abroad Photo Contest
Feb 14th, 2019
Amber Burdine, an Anthropology-History double major, has won the Fall 2018 New Horizons Study Abroad Photo Contest....