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New Course on Gender and Basque Culture Coming Winter 2022! 

Are you interested in questions related to gender and cultural representation? Then C LIT 186B / SPAN 183B Gender in Basque Culture is the right fit for you. Using Basqe culture as a case study, in this course we will explore the way in which cultural artifacts reflect, influence, reveal, resist, and contest particular beliefs abut gender and sexuality. We will analyze a wide range of literary and cultural text and films in dialogue with seminal essays in feminism and queer studies. The course is taught in English; no knowldge of Basque is required. 

Basque Courses @ UCSB Fall 2021

Have you heard about the Basque? Would you like to learn more about their history and culture and how they relate to the history and culture of other minoritized ethnic groups? If so, this fall we are offering two courses that will broaden your knowledge on this subject: SPAN 153E Basque Studies and SPAN 154A Basque Language & Culture (beginners level). Questions? Please contact Dr. Estibalitz Ezkerra Vegas at