May 11 2015
You can access a free online PDF version of this book. Its dozen chapters--written by Boise [...]Read more
May 07 2015Program promotions
It was a week that featured Boise State Basque Studies' faculty and staff in several [...]Read more
Apr 23 2015Izaskun Kortazar
Izaskun Kortazar, Spanish lecturer in the Department of World Languages, and part of Boise State Basque [...]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.