Welcome to H-Kentucky

The goal of H-Kentucky is to create an online collaborative environment to facilitate communication and the exchange or scholarly and pedagogical ideas among teachers, researchers, scholars, advanced students, and related professionals (e.g. local historians, librarians, archivists, genealogists), all in an open, democratic, respectful and non-partisan manner. H-Kentucky especially welcomes those who are interested in Kentucky, as well as those in any history/humanities field who live and/or work in Kentucky. 

Recent Content

CFP: Southern Cultures 21st Century Fiction Special Issue

More than fifty years after his death, William Faulkner still casts a long shadow over southern literary studies—along with other giants such as Flannery O’Connor, Zora Neale Hurston, Tennessee Williams, and Eudora Welty. Yet the American South is also the locus and muse for contemporary literary production, as we forge into the twenty-first century with new ideas and possibilities, changing demographics, and modes of connection.

JOB: Assistant Professor, African American Studies, Western KY Univ, from H-Net Job Guide

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The following job for Kentucky was posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 20 July 2015 to 27 July 2015. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce.

The U.S. South in the Black Atlantic: Transnational Histories of the Jim Crow South Since 1865

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[Editor Note: Given Kentucky's long history of connections with Africa and African-American interventions in African states, e.g., migrations to Liberia in the 19th century, I thought the proceedings of this meeting would be of interest to many here in the H-Kentucky network.]

Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award Presentation

The National Archives and the
University of Kentucky Libraries
Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center
Invite you to attend
the presentation by David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States,
of the inaugural

Earle C. Clements
Innovation in Education Award

Recognizing innovative teaching of Kentucky high school history or civics