William A. Douglass Center for Basque Studies

The Center for Basque Studies houses the Jon Bilbao Basque Library – one of the world’s largest collections of Basque-related materials, currently at 55,000 volumes.

Apply to the Tutorial Ph.D. in Basque Studies

Deadlines are November 1 (Spring) and April 15 (Fall)

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Basque Studies Press

The Center for Basque Studies has its own press, the largest English-language publisher in the world about the Basques.

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Tutorial Ph.D.

The Tutorial Ph.D. program in Basque Studies provides an opportunity to pursue doctoral studies emphasizing Basque-related courses and dissertation research.

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Basque Studies news stories

Robert Laxalt speaks to a crowd at a podium at the dedication ceremony of the National Basque Monument on August 27, 1989.

Basque Library, Center for Basque Studies celebrate career, writing of Robert Laxalt

Two-day conference March 9 – 10 to feature local, regional, international scholars along with Basque music, dancing and improvisational poetry

Guyunusa with her baby, next to Tacuabé. Part of the sculpture The Last Charruas in Prado Park, Montevideo by Edmundo Prati, Gervasio Furest and Enrique Lussich.

Celebrating what we should be condemning

More and more states of the Union have decided to replace the commemoration of Columbus Day with the Day of the American Nations.

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College of Liberal Arts celebrates extraordinary achievements

The College of Liberal Arts recognized deserving individuals at annual awards ceremony