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Basque Studies

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    Mar 29 2016

    Visiting Erasmus professors

    Over the last month, Boise State hosted two visiting professors from the University of the [...]

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    Feb 24 2016

    Summer 2016

    Basque Yourself Summer School. The University of the Basque Country will be holding its first [...]

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    Jan 28 2016

    2016 Smithsonian

    Visitors to the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will explore the Basque Country’s unique language and distinct cultural [...]

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    Oct 21 2015

    Fast Facts

    Basque Studies at Boise State University is in its 2.0 version, with new dynamics and [...]

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    Aug 06 2015

    Student Basque Club

    Being Basques isn't just for Basques anymore! The Student Basque Club at Boise State University is open to [...]

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    May 11 2015

    Becoming Basque book

    You can access a free online PDF version of this book. Its dozen chapters--written by Boise [...]

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Basque [bask]  —noun

1. PEOPLE. Basques are the “mystery people” of Europe (western Pyrenees region of France and Spain) because of their unknown origin; in Idaho since the 1890s. To find out more CLICK HERE.

2. LANGUAGE. Basque or Euskara is their unique language and the basis of their name for themselves: “Euskaldunak” or “those who speak Basque;” not known to be related to any other language and likely the oldest living language of Europe. To find out more CLICK HERE.

taldea133. PROGRAM. Basque Studies at Boise State University.  A multi-disciplinary program of advanced study of the Basque people specifically—while exploring the human condition generally—that involves varied aspects of language, history, politics, economics, etc., all the while seeking to forge learning links to empower students (Basque & non-Basque alike) to generate a satisfying, self-directed pursuit of life-long learning. To find out more CLICK HERE.