Apr 28 2015Quad
Boise State Basque Studies looks to engage the campus community at various times and in [...]Read more
Apr 23 2015Izaskun Kortazar
Izaskun Kortazar, Spanish lecturer in the Department of World Languages, and part of Boise State Basque [...]Read more
Mar 17 2015Picasso “Gernika” print donation
The Basque Studies Consortium office was the recent beneficiary of a reprint of Picasso's famous [...]Read more
Mar 12 2015Program news
Boise State Basques Studies faculty members recently were recognized for their achievement: John P. Bieter was [...]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.