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    Mar 17 2015

    Advising Pizza Parties

    March 18-19. These are opportunities for students to get some assistance with selecting courses for [...]

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    Mar 17 2015

    Picasso “Gernika” print donation

    The Basque Studies Consortium office was the recent beneficiary of a reprint of Picasso's famous [...]

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    Mar 17 2015

    Recent program visitor

    Hisao Ishii, a Japanese scholar visited our program as he is conducting research on Basque [...]

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    Mar 12 2015

    Program news

    Boise State Basques Studies faculty members recently were recognized for their achievement: John P. Bieter was [...]

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    Dec 30 2014

    Basque Club

    The Student Basque Club at Boise State University hosted a Fall term social event, down at the [...]

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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.