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Juliette Blue Bourdier, Medievalist

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The MINIARE project

Secret histories of illuminated manuscripts: the MINIARE project From the University of Cambridge An innovative project at the University of Cambridge will uncover some of the hidden histories of illuminated manuscripts, thanks to the application of techniques more commonly found... Continue Reading →

A pedagogical Trebuchet

A Pedagogical Trebuchet: A Case Study in Experimental History and History Pedagogy By Lee L. Brice and Steven Catania The History Teacher, Vol.46:1 (2012) "A common problem history teachers face regardless of their field of specialization is how to help students... Continue Reading →

Time Management: How to Make it Happen!

This workshop will help you set academic goals and make them happen. Participants will brainstorm realistic goals and discuss how to achieve them. Forget the imposter syndrome: You can do it, and that is why you are here. Some of... Continue Reading →

Medieval Florilège epidemic, prostitution…

Bonjour, Dans cette section nous allons étudier quelques notions qui vont nous permettre de mettre un contexte autour de nos lectures. In a spin: the mysterious dancing epidemic of 1518 In 1518, one of the strangest epidemics in recorded history... 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...

Just try…. then you’ll know you actually can…

Misconceptions Common Misconceptions About Learning French Get The Facts I’m Too Old ‘I wish I were younger… There is no way I could learn French at my age… Children are the best at learning languages… The older you are, the... Continue Reading →

Dating Medieval Manuscripts

The Algorithms That Automatically Date Medieval Manuscripts from http://www.technologyreview.com/view/509876/the-algorithms-that-automatically-date-medieval-manuscripts/# Around a million medieval documents have no date making their historical significance difficult to quantify. But automated computer techniques look set to revolutionise the work for historians An important aspect of... Continue Reading →

Charting the Future

Charting the Future & the Unknown in the Middle Ages & Renaissance A conference Saturday, December 1, 2012 9 AM - 6:15 PM Barnard’s 23rd Medieval and Renaissance Conference takes up the question of how writers, artists, historians, scientists, and... Continue Reading →

Colloque Raoul de Houdenc

Entre fiction et didactique : l’oeuvre de Raoul de Houdenc Colloque international du CUERMA- CIELAM Université de Provence Aix-en-Provence 24, 25, 26 octobre 2012 Quand l’invention littéraire débauche la littérature Infernale, ou l’éloge du poète grivois Raoul de Houdenc, Le... Continue Reading →

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