Aug 07 2015Fall 2015 courses
Every semester Boise State Basque Studies offers full 3-credit courses in Basque culture and language, [...]Read more
Jul 24 2015Basque Studies Symposium & Agreement
Jaialdi week was big for Boise State Basque Studies, with our program hosting across two days an [...]Read more
May 26 2015Basque Soccer Friendly
This unique sporting, cultural & educational event is slated for July 18, 2015 at 7PM (note [...]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.