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

Call for Volunteers for Adding to Biographical Database of Black Woman Suffragists

ATTENTION KENTUCKY HISTORY EDUCATORS! Let's get some projects going to support the crowdsourcing project by the editors of Women and Social Movements in the U.S. - we need more visibility of Kentucky women's contributions to our national story.

Here's the call for volunteers cross-posted from H-Women.

2015 Ohio River National Freedom Corridor Regional Underground Railroad Conference

The Ohio River National Freedom Corridor, in partnership with the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau, will host the inaugural 2015 Regional Underground Railroad Conference at the Eastgate Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 16-18, 2015.  The Ohio River corridor has a rich legacy of abolitionist and Underground Railroad history--much of which remains untold.

Reminder 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.

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