Dr Carolyn Stott

B.A. (Hons), Ph.D. University of Adelaide; Dip. T., B.Ed. South Australian College of Advanced Education.
Lecturer

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3584

Biographical details

Dr Stott was educated in Adelaide, South Australia and is a graduate of the University of Adelaide. In 2009 she was awarded her Ph.D. in French, for which she wrote a thesis on the representation of the Parisian suburb of Belleville in literature and popular culture. She was appointed as Lecturer in French Studies in January 2010. She has also taught at Macquarie University, and before moving to Sydney held positions teaching French at University of Adelaide and Flinders University in South Australia. Prior to working in the tertiary sector, she taught in secondary schools in Adelaide and regional South Australia. She has also worked in international student exchange, translating and interpreting and festival and event management.

Research interests

  • Detective fiction and roman noir;
  • Paris – history, sociology, literature;
  • Immigration, race and identity;
  • Teaching French as a foreign language;
  • Technical French for students of Oenology;
  • Transition in languages education from the secondary to the tertiary sector.

Teaching and supervision

Current Teaching

  • FRNC1631 Junior French 5 Advanced
  • FRNC2644 Didactique du Français comme langue étrangère
  • FRNC1632 Junior French 6 Advanced
  • FRNC2689 Polar à Paris (2015)

Previous Teaching

  • FRNC1621 Junior French Intermediate 3
  • FRNC1622 Junior French Intermediate 4

Supervision

  • Detective fiction and roman noir;
  • Paris – history, sociology, literature;
  • Immigration, race and identity;
  • Teaching French as a foreign language;
  • Transition in languages education from the secondary to the tertiary sector.
  • Technical French for students of Oenology;

Current projects

  • Gentrification in Paris
  • Contemporary representations of Belleville in roman noir
  • Contemporary representations of Belleville in film noir
  • Transition in languages education from the secondary to the tertiary sector

Awards and honours

  • FASS Excellence in Teaching Award (Design and Practice) 2013

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Stott, C. (2011). Belleville au pluriel: Representations of a Parisian Suburb in the Neo-Polar. In Jo McCormack, Murray Pratt, and Alistair Rolls (Eds.), Hexagonal Variations: Diversity, Plurality and Reinvention in Contemporary France, (pp. 355-370). Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi.

Conferences

  • Fielding, R., Stott, C. (2012). University Language Learners': Perceptions of the Transition from School to University. 15th International First Year in Higher Education Conference | New Horizons, Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology.

2012

  • Fielding, R., Stott, C. (2012). University Language Learners': Perceptions of the Transition from School to University. 15th International First Year in Higher Education Conference | New Horizons, Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology.

2011

  • Stott, C. (2011). Belleville au pluriel: Representations of a Parisian Suburb in the Neo-Polar. In Jo McCormack, Murray Pratt, and Alistair Rolls (Eds.), Hexagonal Variations: Diversity, Plurality and Reinvention in Contemporary France, (pp. 355-370). Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi.

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