Juliette 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 →

La bible du Diable, Codex Gigas

Codex Gigas (the Devil’s Bible) - the largest manuscript in the world The Codex Gigas contains five long texts as well as a complete Bible. The manuscript begins with the Old Testament, and it is followed by two historical works by... Continue Reading →

What’s the point of studying medieval literature?

Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre discusses his study of literature from the Middle Ages. University of Nottingham. TURVILLE-PETRE, T, 2010. The Gawain Poet: Places of the Imagination. In: TREHARNE, E and WALKER, G, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Medieval English Literature Oxford... Continue Reading →

My French Film Festival… don’t miss it!

My French Film Festival - worldwide online festival - January 17 / February 17, 2014 is an innovative concept the aim of which is to showcase French directors and enable Internauts all over the world to share their... 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 →

Films français

Des films français avec des sous-titres en français I recommend 2 websites to help your students improve their French. FRANCE TELEVISION  and Le site FILM FRA You will be able to watch movies in French with French subtitles...... Continue Reading →

Gallica on Ipad, manuscripts and more…

The National French Library offers an Android or Ipad application to visualize, download etc... more than 4 millions of documents, Manuscripts, pictures... books. It is free and you can get it easily : l’App Store or Google Play. Create your... Continue Reading →

Introducing the book

What makes medievalists laugh... This is for all my students who think that medieval "stuff" are boring... La découverte du livre, humour Norvegien. A little break between two books... Sorry, I couldn't find the sources...

French Movies at CU Boulder

Rappel, Tonight International Film Series Festival à CU - French Film, "L'enfant d'en haut," 6$ (CU studen & seniort) else 7$. Friday 8th, Saturday 9th  and Sunday 10th playing at  7 and 9pm in Muenzinger Auditorium "Sister" by Ursula Meier... Continue Reading →

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