Telling Kentucky's Story

Kentucky Book Fair

NEW DATE and NEW LOCATION. Due to the Frankfort Convention Center being torn down in November, the Kentucky Book Fair is moving to the Kentucky Horse Park. The date is November 18, 2017. KBF Kids Day is November 17, 2017.

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News on Humanities Funding

Thanks to our friends and supporters for the letters, op-eds, and contact with members of our Kentucky delegation in Washington regarding the funding we receive from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Last week, Congress passed the 2017 spending bill which provides a portion of our funding for the next five months. This is due in large part to a record-setting number of calls, messages, and newspaper pieces you were a part of.

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Smithsonian Traveling exhibit: Hometown Teams

The Kentucky Humanities Council is hosting an exhibit during 2017 and 2018. Hometown Teams will be touring from March 2017 through December 2018.

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THINK HUMANITIES - Podcast

Episode 3 —Dr. Jennifer Cramer, Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Kentucky

Host Bill Goodman is joined by Dr. Jennifer Cramer, Linguistics Professor at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Cramer discusses language in Kentucky, including Louisville and Appalachia; stereotypes that accompany accents and dialects; and various dialects found in hip-hop throughout the country.

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THINK HUMANITIES - Vlog

Episode 7 — The Kentucky Book Fair is Moving!

Kentucky Humanities has been Telling Kentucky's Story for more than 45 years. Through programs including Kentucky Chautauqua, Prime Time Family Reading Time, Kentucky Humanities magazine, Museum on Main Street, and the Kentucky Book Fair, we are sharing the humanities throughout the Commonwealth. One story at a time. 

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