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.Read More
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.
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.