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5-7th June 2019 Birmingham UK

Vike Martina Plock

Associate Professor of Modern Literature and Culture, University of Exeter

Professor Vike Martina Plock is Associate Professor of Modern Literature and Culture at the University of Exeter. She is the author of two monographs. Joyce, Medicine and Modernitywas published in 2010 by the University Press of Florida and in 2017 she published Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers with Edinburgh University Press. This monograph analyses the role that fashion played in the work of Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf, Jean Rhys, Rosamond Lehmann and Elizabeth Bowen. Vike is one of the editors of the peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal Literature & History published biannually by Sage. From 2012-2014 she co-directed the AHRC-funded research network Tailored Trades: Clothes, Labour and Professional Communities (1880-1939): She is currently completing her third book provisionally entitled Broadcasting to the Enemy: The BBC German Service during the Second World War for which she was awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship in 2017.