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Nere Lete, M.F.A.

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Nere Lete




Associate Professor of Basque & Director of Basque Studies Minor
Campus office:  L-145D

M.F.A University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. 1994
B.A   University of Deusto, Donostia. Basque Country. 1986

Nere Lete, a native of the Basque Country, attended Basque schools during Franco’s dictatorship in Spain.  Nere received her first Basque language teaching certificate from Euskaltzaindia when she was 15.  She is now assistant professor of Basque at Boise State University, in the department of World Languages.  She also serves as the director of the Basque Studies Minor as well as coordinator of these weekend workshops.She remains engaged with the local Basque community at the Basque Museum and Cultural Center of Boise, and with the Boiseko Ikastola, the first Basque language preschool in the United States which she helped to create. Nere teaches regular course offerings of the Basque language, in addition to courses and workshops that feature Basque culture, literature, art history, and cinema in Spanish and English.

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