Dr Armelle Blin-Rolland

Lecturer in French

Contact info

Email: a.blin-rolland@bangor.ac.uk

Location: room 417, 3rd floor, New Arts building

Contact Info

Email: a.blin-rolland@bangor.ac.uk

Location: room 417, 3rd floor, New Arts building


Armelle joined Bangor University as Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies in 2014. Before then, she was a Teaching Fellow at the University of Bath, and a Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Leicester. She holds a PhD in French and Francophone Studies from Bangor University (2011), with a doctoral thesis on voice in adaptations of Céline's Voyage au bout de la nuit and Queneau's Zazie dans le métro. She also holds a BA in German from the Universite de Bretagne Occidentale (Brest), and an MA in European Cultures and Languages (Bangor University). 

Armelle specialises in adaptation from and into literature, film and comic art; theories of voice across media; and Breton comic art. She has published articles on these areas in European Comic Art, Studies in Comics and Studies in French Cinema. She is the author of Adapted Voices: Transpositions of Céline’s ‘Voyage au bout de la nuit’ and Queneau’s ‘Zazie dans le métro’ (Oxford: Legenda, 2015). She has co-edited a special issue of European Comic Art on ‘Comics & Adaptation’ (stemming from a conference she co-organised at the University Leicester), and is currently co-editing a special issue of Studies in Comics on ‘Comics & Nation’ (also stemming from a conference she co-organised, at Bangor University). She is reviews co-editor for European Comic Art. Her current research projects include an examination of Breton bande dessinée and a study of the relationship between comics and music.  

Teaching and Supervision

Undergraduate teaching

LXF-2101: Paris (2nd year, team taught)

LXF-2113: Reading France (2nd year, team taught)

LXF-3112: Bande dessinee & adaptation (Final year)

LCF/LZF-1001: French written language skills (1st year)

LCF/LZF-2020 & 2040: French language skills (2nd year)

LCF/LZF-3020, 3030 & 3040: French language skills (Final year)


Postgraduate teaching:

LXM-4035: French Film & Comic Adaptation (MA in European Languages and Cultures)


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