Sofia Karatza - Coastal Carolina University
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Sofia Karatza

Associate Professor, Communication, Languages & Cultures

Jonathan Doe
Contact Sofia Karatza

Brittain Hall 309

Fall 2021 Office Hours
Mondays/Wednesdays 1:00 - 1:50pm and 3:50 - 4:30pm(via ZOOM)
*Email for an appointment. 

Cultural change starts in everyday discourse and the arts."


Karatza's work brings together intercultural communication, sensory ethnography, and film to explore the potential of senses—and extensions of them through digital media—to create and construct alternative socio-aesthetic places in which everyday life, otherwise seemingly agent-less and mundane, becomes meaningful.

Karatza is originally from Greece and Cyprus; she joined the CCU faculty in 2015.


Ph.D., Communication Studies, The University of Iowa
M.A., Journalism and Mass Communication, The University of Iowa
B.A., Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Interesting Facts

Film: The last full moon (2016)

Teaching Areas

Film & Culture, Media, Intercultural Communication, Ethnography & media

Research Areas

Ethnographic Film, Experimental Film, Intercultural Communication, Sensory Ethnography 

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