Telling Kentucky's Story

Think Humanities Podcast


THINK HUMANITIES is a podcast for people who love history, philosophy, culture, literature, civic dialogue, and the arts.



02/13/2019 - Dr. Greg Waltermire, Abraham Lincoln Chautauqua Actor
02/06/2019 - Scott Alvey, Executive Director of the Kentucky Historical Society
01/31/19 - Laura Petrovich-Cheney, Artist
01/16/19 - Dr. Gerald Smith, Professor of History, University of Kentucky
01/09/19 - Natalie Smith, Kentucky Historical Society
01/03/19 - Michael Johnathon, Host of WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour
12/19/18 - Wendell Berry, Morris Grubbs, and Dr. Jon Parrish Peede
12/03/18 - Brooke Raby and Julie Klier, Kentucky Book Festival

11/15/18 - Dr. Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

11/09/18 - Tiffany Williams, Author and Musician

11/06/18 - Beck Dorey-Stein, Author and Former White House Stenographer

10/31/18 - Dr. Jonathan Coleman, the Mary Todd Lincoln House

10/24/18 - Choctaw Academy: Dr. William "Chip" Richardson and Dr. Christina Snyder

10/17/18 - Jerry Deaton, Writer & Filmmaker

10/10/18 - Dr. Michael Cairo, Transylvania University

10/03/18 -Dr. Keen Babbage, Teacher and Member of Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau

09/26/18 - Dr. Patrick Lewis, Kentucky Historical Society

09/19/18 - Dr. Richard Taylor, Elkhorn: Evolution of a Kentucky Landscape

09/13/18 - Jon Meacham and Tom Eblen on Eastern Standard

09/05/18 - Tom Thurman, Award-Winning Filmmaker and KET Documentary Producer

08/29/18 - Ada Limón, Author

08/22/18 - The Hindman Settlement School's Appalachian Writers' Workshop

08/15/18 - Blair Thomas Hess, Kentucky Author

08/08/18 - David Hurt, Kentucky Chautauqua Actor

08/01/18 - Dr. Stephen McBride, Historical Archaeologist

07/25/18 - Gary Cieradkowski, Artist & Author

07/18/18 - George Herring, Professor Emeritus of History

07/11/18 - Jay McCoy, Owner of Brier Books

07/04/18 - Juanita White, Researcher, Script Writer and Former Educator

06/27/18 - Jeff Worley, Poet

06/20/18 - David Bettez, Historian and Member of Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau

06/13/18 - President Michael Benson, Eastern Kentucky University

06/06/18 - Laurie Brock, Kentucky Author

05/30/18 - Dr. Virginia Carter, Former Executive Director of Kentucky Humanities

05/23/18 - Crystal Wilkinson, Kentucky Author

05/15/18 - Danielle Clore, Executive Director of Kentucky Nonprofit Network

05/09/18 - U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith Visits Kentucky
05/02/18 - Kentucky Reads
04/11/18 - Janet Scott, Kentucky Chautauqua Actress
04/05/18 - Dr. William E. Ellis, Professor Emeritus at Eastern Kentucky University
03/28/18 - Debra Faulk, Kentucky Chautauqua Actress
03/21/18 - George McGee, Professor of Theatre and Henry Clay Chautauqua
03/14/18 - President Eli Capilouto, University of Kentucky
03/07/18 - Kelly Brengelman, Kentucky Chautauqua Actress
02/28/18 - Hannah Pittard, Author and Associate Professor of English
02/21/18 - David King, Part II
02/14/18 - David King, New York Times Best-Selling Author, Part I
02/07/18 - Mark Matics, Joseph-Beth Booksellers and Lexington Public Library
01/31/18 - Rachel Rogers, Kentucky Chautauqua Actress
01/24/18 - Dr. Richard Taylor, Professor of English at Transylvania University & Former Kentucky Poet Laureate
01/17/18 - Dr. Gwynn Henderson, Education Coordinator for the Kentucky Archaeology Survey
01/10/18 - Elaine Wilson, Director of Cultural Diversity for Somerset Community College and Kentucky Humanities Former Board Chair
01/03/18 - Tom Appleton, Kentucky Humanities Board Chair
12/06/17 - Carol Boggess, Author
11/29/17 - Jesse Donaldson, Author
11/21/17 - Holly Gddard Jones, Author
11/15/17 - Kentucky Book Fair Manager Brooke Raby with Carnegie Center Executive Director Neil Chethik
11/08/17 - John Grisham, Author
11/01/17 - Erin Chandler, Author

10/25/17 - Robert Lawson, Author & University of Kentucky College of Law Faculty

10/18/17 - Julia Johnson, Poet & University of Kentucky Professor of English

10/11/17 - Authors George Ella Lyon and Shawn Pryor

10/04/17 - Author Jamie Ford & Kentucky Fair Book Manager Brooke Raby

09/27/17 - Mack McCormick, University Press of Kentucky

09/20/17 - Judge John Schrader, Practicing Attorney and Former Family Court Judge

09/13/17 - Dr. Kelly Madison, Professor of Cultural Politics at Cal State University

09/06/17 - Michael Austin, Professor of Philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University

08/30/17 - Stephanie Knipper, Author & Speaker

08/23/17 - Julie Kuzneski Wrinn, Women Writers Conference

08/16/17 - Virgil Covington, Educator & Actor & Kentucky Chautauqua Actor
08/09/17 - Mary Hamilton, President Kentucky Storytelling Association
08/02/2017 - Kent Whitworth, Executive Director of Kentucky Historical Society
07/26/17 - Jacqueline Kohl-Hamilton, Department of English & Theater at Eastern Kentucky University

07/19/17 - Jennifer Cramer, Associate Linguistics Professor at the University of Kentucky

07/12/17 - Patrick Burchett, Marketing Manager at Joseph-Beth Booksellers

07/05/17 - Dr. Phil Harling, Former Executive Director of the Gaines Center for the Humanities at the University of Kentucky