Old French Reading Group


Professor Véronique Duché: room 511, Babel.

To be added to the mailing list for notices please email Andrew Stephenson: andrewws@unimelb.edu.au.


The Group meets fortnightly on Mondays from 4:30-5:30, currently on Zoom.

Next meeting: reconvening in February 2023, continuing 'La Chanson de Roland' from laisse CCLXVII.

This will be an online video meeting via Zoom; please email andrewws@unimelb.edu.au to be added to the meeting list.

There are many versions of the text available online. A convenient one is the Wikisource text, especially the bilingual version with facing text in modern French.

Venue: Currently online.

Please remember that no experience with French or Old French is necessary!


Set of resources online supplied by Trinity College Dublin: The Joys of Old French web page.

Also, the Wikipedia Old French Grammar web page.

Medieval French Reading Group at Ghent University

There is a Medieval French Reading Group run by Dr. Erika Graham-Goering, Senior Postdoctoral Fellow in the History Department at Ghent University.  They are an informal group and preparation is not necessary.  Email Erika for further details if you are interested in joining.