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Modern Languages & Literatures

Áine O’Healy


Professor of Italian and Director of the Humanities Program
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.
B.A. and M.A., University College Galway/National University of Ireland;

Office: University Hall 3945
Phone: 310.338.7423
Email: aohealy@lmu.edu

 

Areas of Specialization: 

  • Italian Cinema, Contemporary Italian Literature, Transnational Film Studies

 

Recent Publications:

  • “Transnational Mobility and Precarious Labor in Post-Cold War Europe: The Spectral Disruptions of Carmine Amoroso’s Cover Boy” (co-authored with Alice Bardan). The Cinemas of Italian Migration: European and Transatlantic Narratives, ed. Sabine Schrader and Daniel Winkler. Newcastle: CSP, 2013. 69-90.
  • “Screening Intimacy and Racial Difference in Postcolonial Italy.” Postcolonial Italy: Challenging National Homogeneity, ed. Cristina Lombardi Diop and Caterina Romeo. New York: Palgrave, 2012. 203-218.
  • “I documentari dei migranti.” Quaderni del CSCI: Rivista annuale di cinema italiano. 8 (2012). 133-139.
  • “Vittorio De Sica in the Garden of the Finzi-Continis.” Poscritto a Giorgio Bassani: Saggi in memoria del decimo anniversario della morte, ed. Roberta Antognini and Rodica Diaconescu Blumenfeld. Milan: LED, 2011. 499-516.
  • “Anthropological Anxieties: Roberta Torre’s Critique of Mafia Violence.” Visions of Struggle: Women’s Filmmaking in the Mediterranean, ed. Flavia Laviosa. New York: Palgrave, 2010. 83-101.
  • “Mediterranean Passages: Abjection and Belonging in Contemporary Italian Cinema.” California Italian Studies 1:1 (2010). Web. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/2qh5d59c
  • “A Neapolitan Childhood: Seduction and Betrayal in Pianese Nunzio quattordici a maggio.” Coming of Age in Film: Transformations in World Cinema, ed. Anne Hardcastle, Kendall Tarte, and Robert Morosini, eds. Newcastle: CSP, 2009. 12-22.
  • “[Non] è una somala: Deconstructing African Femininity in Italian Film.” The Italianist, 29: 2 (2009). 175-198.
  • Transcultural Mediations and Transnational Politics of Difference (Special Issue). Feminist Media Review 9:4 (2009), co-edited with Katarzyna Marciniak and Anikó Imre.
  • “Alterità, abiezione e autorialità in Non ti muovere dal romanzo al film.” Sinergie narrative in letteratura e film nell'Italia contemporanea, ed. Guido Bonsaver, Martin McLaughlin, and Franca Pellegrini. Florence: Cesati, 2008. 233-247.
  • Transnational Feminism in Film and Media. New York: Palgrave, 2007 (co-edited with Katarzyna Marciniak and Anikó Imre).
  • “Border Traffic: Reimagining the Voyage to Italy.” Transnational Feminism in Film and Media. New York: Palgrave, 2007, 59-72.