Edurne Arostegui


Edurne Arostegui is a Ph.D. candidate in Basque Studies (History) at the University of Nevada, Reno, and at the University of the Basque Country. Her dissertation analyzes Basque women’s migration to the American West with an intersectional approach to gender, labor, and ethnicity within migration experiences. The two main focuses of her research are Basque migration to the United States on the one hand, and Basque Radical Rock on the other. She has taught Basque Culture as well as War, Occupation, and Memory in the Basque Borderlands at UNR. Arostegui has written on Basque stereotypes in American fiction, gendering the Basque diaspora, Basque collectivities in the Americas, and book reviews.


B.A. History and Music – U.C. Berkeley, 2009

M.A. History: Europe and the Atlantic World, University of the Basque Country, 2014