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WBKO interviewed Folk Studies graduate student Joel Chapman as part of their coverage of a local rally against the proposed federal tax plan. The plan threatens higher education by taxing graduate student tuition waivers as income.
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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 Global Cultural Heritage Preservation."
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 University (WKU), are pleased to announce a forthcoming issue on the topic of "fake news."
Sep 24th, 2018
Sam Cole, an archival researcher for the documentary film hillbilly, visited Dr. Ann Ferrell’s Women’s Folklife class on September 18 prior to a screening of the film at the Capitol Arts Center that evening. The film premiered in May of this year.
Sep 11th, 2017
The Kentucky Folklife Program announces the opening of the exhibit A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green at the Kentucky Museum on WKU’s campus.
The Opening Reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Kentucky Museum. The exhi
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