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Basque Studies

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    Sep 23 2015

    UF100 & Basques

    For Fall Term 2015 Basque Studies is a part of the University Foundations program, as part [...]

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    Sep 22 2015

    International Learning

    Boise State Basque Studies continues its collaboration with International Learning Opportunities, Boise State's coordinating entity [...]

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    Sep 17 2015

    New book translations

    Boise State Basque Studies' Nere Lete had two books published for which she served as [...]

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    Sep 14 2015

    Lifetime Achievement

    Izaskun Kortazar & John Ysursa of Boise State Basque Studies were recently honored with a [...]

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    Aug 06 2015

    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.