Jul 24 2015Jaialdi 2015
The biggest Basque-American festival, once every five years, arrives with Jaialdi 2015. To see list [...]Read more
Jul 14 2015New web address
New web address & organization. For over a decade Basque Studies at Boise State University has been internally [...]Read more
May 11 2015Becoming Basque book
You can access a free online PDF version of this book. Its dozen chapters--written by Boise [...]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.