The Anglophone French Experience: The Paradoxical Unabridged Version

Guest blog by Sarah Allan @sarahbrittny Going to France was something I didn't know I wanted to do until the opportunity was placed in front of me. As a first year teacher I had little hope of doing something meaningful over my Spring break besides sleeping in, watching Netflix, and feeling guilty for not spending … Continue reading The Anglophone French Experience: The Paradoxical Unabridged Version

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Memes, Money, and More in France’s Archives

During the last three weeks, I worked in 8 different archives all over France. Some were massive modern beasts, where the staff were formal, the readings rooms were silent, and the decor was always bizarre. Others were cozy rural reading nooks. Here the staff tended to be warm, they were patient with my poor french, … Continue reading Memes, Money, and More in France’s Archives