About Dr Carolyn Stott

Dr Carolyn Stott has been part of the University of Sydney’s Department of French and Francophone Studies since 2010. Carolyn Stott’s research interests include detective fiction and roman noir; Paris, particularly in relation to contemporary literature and popular culture; Teaching French as a foreign language; and the transition in languages education from the secondary to the tertiary sector.

Carolyn is happy to supervise Honours, MA and PhD theses in areas related to her research interests.

Her publications include projects that have stemmed from her PhD thesis on the representation of the Parisian suburb of Belleville in literature and popular culture, and more recently pedagogically-oriented projects around teaching French as a foreign language and language students’ transition into university.

Selected publications

  • Stott, C. (2019). Belleville noir in twenty-first century cinema: adaptation and innovation. Essays in French Literature and Culture, 56.
  • Stott, C. (2018). Quand l’apprenant devient l’enseignant. Français dans le monde, 420(novembre-décembre 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.