Nov 24 2015Spring 2016 courses
Every semester Boise State Basque Studies offers full 3-credit courses in Basque culture and language, [...]Read more
Nov 09 2015New publication
Boise State Basque Studies' Nere Lete recently published the translation of a short story by [...]Read more
Oct 21 2015Fast Facts
Basque Studies at Boise State University is in its 2.0 version, with new dynamics and [...]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.