Folk Studies and Anthropology
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 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!
WKU Kentucky Folklife Program Director to Speak at Smithsonian Symposium
Oct 15th, 2018
On October 23-24, WKU’s Kentucky Folklife Program and Kentucky Museum Director Brent Björkman will speak at "Building Bridges: A Symposium on...
"Fake News" the topic of forthcoming issue of the Journal of American ...
Oct 1st, 2018
The Editors of the Journal of American Folklore (JAF), currently based in the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at Western Kentucky...