Author: Anne Baillot

On ne se fâche pas, on

On ne se fâche pas, on ne s’énerve pas. Presque. C’est du gros bouillon, dans la co…

Of sitting and standing

I have never liked, nor really been able to perform, hour-long sitting. Actually, if there is one t…

Le sable et la glycine

On s’éclipse furtivement, enfin on peut du moins, tous les jours un peu, pas trop loin: Dépl…

Growing trees

While the garden is getting greener, it seems that we are going to be trapped in this situation for…

One doorstopper later

Easter break at  last! The past four weeks feel like an eternity that would have passed by eerily q…

Boeckh strikes back

You know how research takes a lo-ong time, and publication processes too? Let me tell you a story a…

It’s about the science we do

My last blog post was written in German and published on one of my other blogs; it presents the res…

Adding sound

My first classes are online! – after a somewhat discouraging start, I got the whole system wo…

I hate grading – but still

I have always hated grading. It has always felt like a total misunderstanding of what teachers are …

A Neighbour’s Tree like Totoro’s

On the street side of the house, it almost looks like on the very, very hot days, when everyone avo…

Two Minutes To Lockdown

At 7:58 PM yesterday, two minutes from the official announcement of a lockdown of the whole country…

How I became a feminist

TW: The following contains allusions to rape in a literary text. A story of self-censorship A few y…

Le plus beau papier cuisson du monde – premiers pas aux archives municipales du Mans

La première séance de travail en archives pour le projet « Sortir de la guerre (1919-1930) » a permis de réunir des étudiants germanistes d’études européennes (Elsa Courio, Adrien Le Guen, Chloé Lochet, Chloé Samson) et d’humanités numériques (Mélissa Emorine, Ludovic Gervais) aux archives municipales de la ville du Mans. Les thèmes…

Like a caramel pudding, somehow

As promised in an earlier post, I would like to start a series of blogposts on different didactical …

Teachings

Compared to my professional activity of the past years, there turns out to be plenty of valuable experience that I can rely on – certainly more than I thought at first. Team management, project management, administration, international relationships, networking on different scales, opening eyes and ears to new cooperations and…