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

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 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.

The Art of the Review - Robert Cassanello on the new network H-Podcast

Recently the H-Net VP of Research & Publications, Robert Cassanello, published a new blog post on the H-Net Executive Council network about an exciting new initiative he's leading with a new network called H-Podcast. I am excited to see where it goes - and I'll keep you all informed as it goes since I'm on the Advisory Board for H-Podcast. Here's his blog posting, cross-posted below for you to think about.

Melissa A. McEuen, Thomas H. Appleton Jr., eds.
Blair M. Smith

Smith on McEuen and Appleton Jr., 'Kentucky Women: Their Lives and Times'

Melissa A. McEuen, Thomas H. Appleton Jr., eds. Kentucky Women: Their Lives and Times. Southern Women: Their Lives and Times Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015. 448 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4453-9; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4452-2.

Reviewed by Blair M. Smith (University of Dundee School of Humanities) Published on H-Kentucky (October, 2015) Commissioned by Randolph Hollingsworth

Kentucky Belles and Suffragists