Dr Carolyn Stott

B.A. (Hons), Ph.D. University of Adelaide; Dip. T., B.Ed. South Australian College of Advanced Education.
Senior Lecturer, French and Francophone Studies, Associate Dean, Student Life, FASS

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.

In addition to her teaching and research roles, Dr Stott is Associate Dean, Student Life, in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Research interests

  • Detective fiction and roman noir;
  • Paris – history, sociology, literature and popular culture;
  • Teaching French as a foreign language;
  • Transition in languages education from the secondary to the tertiary sector.

Teaching and supervision

Current Teaching

  • FRNC3001 Advanced French 1
  • FRNC3644 Pédagogie du Français comme langue étrangère
  • FRNC3002 Advanced French 2
  • FRNC2689 Polar à Paris

Previous Teaching and Unit of Study Design

  • FRNC1621 Junior French Intermediate 3
  • FRNC1622 Junior French Intermediate 4
  • FRNC1631 Junior French 5 Advanced
  • FRNC1632 Junior French 6 Advanced
  • FRNC2626 Textes et Société 2
  • FRNC2628 French Contemporary Text and Culture
  • FRNC2630 Diversity in the French-Speaking World
  • OLET1105 Cultures of Food: Europe

Supervision

  • Detective fiction and roman noir;
  • Paris – history, sociology, literature;
  • Teaching French as a foreign language;
  • Transition in languages education from the secondary to the tertiary sector.

Current projects

  • Transition in languages education from the secondary to the tertiary sector
  • French and Modern Languages pedagogy

Awards and honours

  • Senior Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) – Sydney Educational Fellowship Program 2016
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Teaching 2015
  • FASS Excellence in Teaching Award (Design and Practice) 2013

In the media

Professional contributions

03 April 2019. Transitions in Language Learning, Modern Language Teachers’ Association of NSW [MLTA-NSW] (webinar).

2018. Convenor, organising committee for the Federation of Australian Teachers of French-NSW Associate of French Teachers [FATFA-NAFT] Conference, University of Sydney, September 27-30.

2016. Lost in Transition? Facilitating the Passage from High School to University for Language students, Federation of Australian Teachers of French-South Australian French Teachers’ Federation [FATFA-SAFTA] Conference (keynote address).

Associations

  • Alliance Française
  • Australian Society for French Studies
  • Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) – Senior Fellowship
  • Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities
  • New South Wales Association of French Teachers

Selected grants

  • 2017 Cultures of Food: Europe (Open Learning Environment – Undergraduate; 1 x 2 cp unit/1 x 0 cp unit), Stott C; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2019

  • Co-designing the first year experience: Transforming the FYE website; Jarkey N, Stott C, Keep M, Liu D, Haley S; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Partnering with students to support the FASS international student community; Stott C, Johinke R, Walker K, Fisher H; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

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.

Journals

  • Stott, C. (2019). Belleville noir in twenty-first century cinema: adaptation and innovation. Essays in French Literature and Culture, 56.
  • Stott, C. (2018). Quand lapprenant devient lenseignant. Francais dans le monde, 420(novembre-decembre 2018), 40-41.
  • Stott, C. (2016). Writing Up Close and From a Distance: French and North-American Representations of Belleville (Paris) in Contemporary Roman Noir. Australian Journal of French Studies, LIII (1-2), 79-93. [More Information]
  • Stott, C. (2015). Belleville rouge, Belleville noir, Belleville rose: the complex identity of a Parisian quartier. PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, 12(1), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Stott, C., Fielding, R. (2015). Lost in transition? Perspectives on the transition to university language learning. Babel, 49(3), 14-25.
  • Stott, C. (2015). Migration, Public Policy and Gentrification in Belleville, Paris. Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies (ANZJES), 6(2)-7(1), 36-50.

Conferences

  • 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.

2019

  • Stott, C. (2019). Belleville noir in twenty-first century cinema: adaptation and innovation. Essays in French Literature and Culture, 56.

2018

  • Stott, C. (2018). Quand lapprenant devient lenseignant. Francais dans le monde, 420(novembre-decembre 2018), 40-41.

2016

  • Stott, C. (2016). Writing Up Close and From a Distance: French and North-American Representations of Belleville (Paris) in Contemporary Roman Noir. Australian Journal of French Studies, LIII (1-2), 79-93. [More Information]

2015

  • Stott, C. (2015). Belleville rouge, Belleville noir, Belleville rose: the complex identity of a Parisian quartier. PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, 12(1), 1-16. [More Information]
  • Stott, C., Fielding, R. (2015). Lost in transition? Perspectives on the transition to university language learning. Babel, 49(3), 14-25.
  • Stott, C. (2015). Migration, Public Policy and Gentrification in Belleville, Paris. Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies (ANZJES), 6(2)-7(1), 36-50.

2012

  • 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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