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Kentucky Oral History Commission Grants

The Kentucky Oral History Commission grant programs offer monetary, equipment and training grants to assist amateur or professional oral historians with oral history research projects on topics of particular significance to Kentucky. These grants encourage statewide participation in the collection and preservation of historically valuable interviews.

Kentucky History Awards

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) sponsors the Kentucky History Awards to recognize outstanding achievements by historians, public history professionals, volunteers, business and civic leaders, communities and historical organizations throughout the commonwealth.

Feedback Sought for Social Studies Standards - deadline Thursday Feb 22

From a message from Lauren Gallicchio, Division of Program Standards, Kentucky Department of Education:

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on the current social studies standards.

The state's current social studies standards have been taught in Kentucky classrooms since 2006. Standards outline what students are expected to learn in each grade to successfully transition to the next level of learning. The curriculum or methods and materials used to teach the standards is decided at the local level.

Encyclopedia of the Jackson Purchase

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Encyclopedia of the Jackson Purchase

The Jackson Purchase Historical Society (JPHS) is pleased to announce a major new initiative for its 60th Anniversary and the Bicentennial of the Jackson Purchase, both of which take place in 2018. We invite contributors to a comprehensive encyclopedia of the Jackson Purchase.

Black Lives Matter: Culturally Sustaining, Responsive and Relevant Pedagogy in Higher Education

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Black Lives Matter: Culturally Sustaining, Responsive and Relevant Pedagogy in Higher Education

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies

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Call for Papers

Kentucky Historical Society Oral History Use Fellowship Applications Due MARCH 1

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for a short-term oral history use fellowship for the spring 2018 cycle. The program provides funding for senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students. Fellowship residency at the KHS campus in Frankfort, Kentucky, r

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