Louise Sheehan

Louise Sheehan

Name Position Telephone E-mail
Louise Sheehan College Language Teacher (0)21 490 3305 l.sheehan@ucc.ie


  • IT1101 Introduction to Written and Spoken Italian
  • IT3101 Advanced Italian Language
  • IT6101 Traduzione: metodologia e pratica
  • IT6103 Didattica dell'italiano L2
  • Beginners' Evening Course
  • IT1171 Module Co-ordinator Italian Language for Medical Studies

Further information available in the Book of Modules

Research interests:

  • Twentieth-century Italian literature
  • Travel literature


  • 'Tabucchi's Portugal', in Jane Conroy (ed), Cross-Cultural Travel: Papers from the Royal Irish Academy International Symposium on Literature and Travel (New York: Peter Lang, 2003)

Invited talks:

  • 'Journeys through Italian Literature: From Marco Polo to the 21st Century', Department of Italian Research Seminar Series, UCC 16 March 2004
  • 'Antonio Tabucchi's Portuguese Journeys: Portugal and Pessoa in Tabucchi's writing', Department of Italian, NUI Galway, Research Seminar, 24 September 2003
  • 'Antonio Tabucchi: Journeys and Locations', Department of Italian Research Seminar Series, UCC, 28 November 2002

Recent conference participation:

  • 'Departures, encounters and arrivals in Tabucchi's texts', British Comparative Literature Association Workshop Conference: Literature Travels: Literature and Cross-Cultural Exchange, 12-14 September 2005, University of Wolverhampton (Telford Campus)
  • 'Tabucchi's Portugal', Royal Irish Academy Modern Languages Symposium on 'Travel Literature', National University of Ireland, Galway, 8-9 November, 2002.Other information:Module co-ordinator: IT1101 Introduction to Written and Spoken Italian

Department of Italian


First Floor Block A West, O' Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Ireland