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 Folk Studies JUMP (Joint Undergraduate-Master's Program), and a number of General Education and Colonnade courses. We also are the home of two award-winning programs, the Kentucky Folklife Program and the Kentucky Archaeological Survey.
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!
Graduate Student Camille Acosta Prepares Dia de los Muertos Altar
Nov 11th, 2019
Folk Studies graduate student Camille Acosta prepared a Dia de los Muertos altar in her Speech and Debate office to celebrate her Mexican heritage....
Hilltoppers Volunteer at Living Archaeology Weekend
Nov 8th, 2019
On September 20-21, 2019, anthropology students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the WKU Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology volunteered at the...