Juliette Blue Bourdier, Medievalist

Searching the Origins, Teaching the Future



The Animated Tapestry of Bayeux

La Tapisserie de Bayeux, or in Old French / Anglo-Norman: "La telle du conquest", is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres (230 ft) long and 50 centimetres (20 in) wide, 350 kilos (700 pounds) which depicts the events leading up... Continue Reading →

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Students! Want to teach in France?

TAPIF For information about eligibility, how to apply, program timeline, and frequently asked questions, please follow the links in the menu to the left. View the TAPIF promotional card here. Program Overview The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is a joint initiative of... Continue Reading →

Hybrid Genres in French Literature

French Literature Conference 2016 Hybrid Genres/L’Hybridité des genres April 21-22, 2016 University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina This conference proposes to examine or re-examine how perhaps unexpected combinations of textual, audio, and visual forms can open new literary and... Continue Reading →

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An app for transcribing manuscripts… ideal for learners

Medieval Handwriting transcription This app won't help you to transcribe your special manuscript... it will, however help you to learn the deciphering by the example. Medieval Handwriting teaches users the skills necessary to transcribe rare documents that were written by... Continue Reading →

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Idole, Grand Amour et quête identitaire

Hello étudiants, Voici un aperçu du syllabus du cours French 314 pour Fall 2014 au College of Charleston      

French Medieval Manuscripts in Cambridge

A free exhibition, The Moving Word: French Medieval Manuscripts in Cambridge,  at Cambridge University Library. The moving word ‘The moving word: French medieval manuscripts in Cambridge’ is a celebration of manuscripts held by the University Library and Cambridge colleges,... Continue Reading →

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Play medieval!

Fief is a game of dynastic ambition, where players assume the roles of nobles in the 14th century Kingdom of France. Academy Games, which specializes in history-related board games, is making an English-language version of a popular French game in... Continue Reading →

Macabre discovery, Carolingian mystery

Dans cette section, je souhaite que nous mettions en correspondance la lecture des extraits du Roland avec la découverte qui vient d'être faite par des archéologistes en France. Merci de préparer le questionnaire que nous acons conçu avant de venir... Continue Reading →

Plague in Medieval French Towns… How they dealt with it?

oonjour à tous, Faisant suite à notre lecture, je souhaite que vous lisiez cette article et que vous m'expliquiez en quoi ces révélations corroborent les tensions que nous avons notées dans notre poème. On se voit lundi A new article... Continue Reading →

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