Dr Caroline Schroeter is currently holding a position as a College Language Teacher at the German Department at UCC. She has recently been awarded a PhD degree in American Studies and Film with no correction at the School of English and Film and Screen Media at UCC. Before her PhD, she received a Master of Arts degree at Clark University in Boston in English Language, American Literature and Linguistics. After finishing her degree in the US, she earned a Magister Artium in English, psychology and anthropology at Trier University in Germany. Caroline also holds a degree and is a trained teacher for German as a Foreign Language (Deutsch als Fremdsprache). Outside of her work at the department, she works as an editor for Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media and for Aigne Journal. In the context of her work as Head Tutor at the Skills Centre at UCC, she has been designing and teaching academic communication classes as well as hosting two radio shows (“The Postgrad Wave” and “Write Here Right Now”) on 98.3FM in Cork, Ireland. Recently, her and her team have produced a 6-part podcast series funded by the Broadcasting Authority Ireland.
Caroline‘s research interests include North American literature and film, mediatisation, cinematic education, slavery, slave narratives, public awareness raising, audience reception, intercultural communication, gender, identity, cinematic and televisual representation, adaptation theory, digital learning, social media in the classroom, education and politics, translation, academic expression and writing, second language acquisition, bilingualism, forensic linguistics