Basque Language, Culture and the Mondragon Cooperatives


Spring 2014 quarter

Taught by

Amaia Martiartu
Basque, Spanish, ESL, visual arts

The Basque Country is an ancient country the size of the Puget Sound region that sits between France and Spain. In this class we will explore Basque history, culture, and socio political movements including the Basque conflict. We will immerse ourselves in the prehistoric Basque language (Euskera) and learn about Mondragon, the largest worker owned industrial cooperative system in the world. Music, literature, art and gastronomy will be experienced and discussed in the class led by a native Basque from Mondragon.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Weekend

Advertised schedule: 10a-2:30p Sat


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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning: No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional for students.


Date Revision
December 16th, 2013 New course added Dec. 16, 2013.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Spring)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 15


Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 30310

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