ROM0B114 Basque History and Culture I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Denis Almandoz Irigoyen (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Petr Dytrt, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Tue 18:00–19:40 T220
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 8/15, only registered: 0/15, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
During this course, the students will meet both Basque customs and traditions as well as the current situation in the linguistic and cultural background.
  • 1. Introduction. History and culture of Basque 2. Prehistory and mythology. Origins of the Basque. 3. Fishmongers and whalers. Conquistadors and emigrants. 4. International linguists in Basque. Humbolt, Bonaparte, Van Eys 5. Sociability. Cuadrilla, sukaldea,jaiak. 6. Basque language and culture-related Czech figures.Tauer, Slaby. 7. The origins of Ikastola. Basque in Education. 8. Basque Nationalism and its cultural legacy. 9. Basque music. Folklore, Ez dok Amairu, songbooks, Basque Radical Rock.
  • Zulaika, Joseba (2012). Tradizioak = Tradiciones = Traditions. Donostia: Etxepare.
  • Xamar; Ibaizabal & Zenbat gara (2013). Euskara jendea. 6 DVD.
  • Bazán, Iñaki (coor.) (2012). De Túbal a Aitor. Historia de Vasconia. Donostia: Etxepare.
  • Aristi, Pako (2012). Euskal kantagintza berria: 1961-1981. Donostia: Erein.
  • Eskisabel Urtuzaga, Jon (2012). Euskal kantagintza = La canción vasca: pop, rock, folk= Basque Songwriting: Pop, Rock, Folk. Donostia: Etxepare.
Teaching methods
The lectures will make an introduction to analyze the context of different cultural expressions and different supports (audio, video, image, text) will be used in class. Therefore, participation and positive attitude are essential in this subject.
Assessment methods
Written test and presentation (%70). Participation (%30): in addition to active participation and homework, to aim these points is essential to attend classes.
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017.
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