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

Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition Summer 2016 Graduate Internship (Paid)

Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition Summer 2016 Graduate Internship (Paid)

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) seeks one graduate intern to work closely with editors and other staff of the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWG-K).

Reminder: NEH Workshop for Teachers in Upstate NY

 

The National Endowment for the Humanities invites teachers and librarians to immerse themselves in the world of the Shakers by participating in the workshop “Religious Revivals, Utopian Societies and the Shaker Experience in America.” This one-week residential workshop examines the history, contributions and legacies of the Shaker movement in America in hands-on and minds-on ways. Workshop participants will tour Watervliet Shaker National Historic District (the original Shaker site in America), Shaker Museum Mount Lebanon and Hancock Shaker Village.

Reminder: Kentucky Historical Society Scholarly Research Fellowship deadline: March 1, 2016

The KHS scholarly research fellowship program encourages and promotes advanced study and research in KHS collections on all aspects of Kentucky-related local, regional, national and transnational history. Fellowships support visits to KHS within one year of the award and are designed to assist researchers with travel and living expenses while using the KHS research collections. Applications are judged on the merits of the proposed research and the extent to which the judges believe that research can be advanced through use of collections at KHS.

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