Mar 29 2016Visiting Erasmus professors
Over the last month, Boise State hosted two visiting professors from the University of the [...]Read more
Jan 28 20162016 Smithsonian
Visitors to the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will explore the Basque Country’s unique language and distinct cultural [...]Read more
Aug 06 2015Student Basque Club
Being Basques isn't just for Basques anymore! The Student Basque Club at Boise State University is open to [...]Read more
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.
3. 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.