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Basque Studies

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    Aug 07 2015

    Fall 2015 courses

    Every semester Boise State Basque Studies offers full 3-credit courses in Basque culture and language, [...]

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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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    Jul 24 2015

    Basque Studies Symposium & Agreement

    Jaialdi week was big for Boise State Basque Studies, with our program hosting across two days an [...]

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    Jul 14 2015

    New web address

    New web address & organization. For over a decade Basque Studies at Boise State University has been internally [...]

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    May 26 2015

    Basque Soccer Friendly

    This unique sporting, cultural & educational event is slated for July 18, 2015 at 7PM (note [...]

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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.