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

Upcoming Interview: Transforming Academic Work Into “Brainy Non-Fiction”

We want to invite you to our upcoming interview on writing an academic book with popular appeal. Scholars such as Yuval Noah Harari and Jordan Peterson have broken barriers by transforming their academic works into compelling books that appeal to a large audience. How did they succeed in doing so?

Join senior editors Heather Gold of Yale University Press, Michael Watson of Cambridge University Press, and Richard Baggaley of Mcgill-Queen's University Press for a discussion on how to position your manuscript to shape public debate.

Together, we will explore:

CFP: "Crafting Narratives of Empire: Contested Roots of Revolution in the Long 18th Century" hybrid conference at Iona College, fall 2022

The Call for Papers is now live for the fall 2022 hybrid conference, "Crafting Narratives of Empire: Contested Roots of Revolution in the Long Eighteenth Century" (Sept. 22-24, 2022, to be held in New Rochelle, NY and virtually).

Online conference for Kentucky young women - Register Now

11th Annual Young Women LEAD Conference
Virtual Conference for Girls in Grades 9-12
October 21 or October 22, at 9:30 a.m. (EST)
Zoom link provided upon registration
Cost: FREE

High school girls across Kentucky are invited to attend this year’s Young Women LEAD Live Conference, Thursday, October 21 or Friday, October 22, 9:30 – noon (EST). The FREE conference is designed to inspire young women to believe in their qualities and strengths and to empower them to believe in a higher level of personal growth and development.