Celia Marshik is a product of the Big Ten: she holds a B.A. from the University of Minnesota (English/Women's Studies) and a Ph.D. in English and Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies from Northwestern University. Her research focuses on British modernism, including the relationship between literature and the law and the representation of garments that carry national histories and complicate the individuation of characters. She is the author of British Modernism and Censorship (Cambridge University Press, 2006/2009) as well as of articles on subjects that range from Virginia Woolf and copyright to the British secondhand clothing trade. She is currently at work on "The Material of Modernity: British Garments in Literature and Culture, 1900-1940" and editing "The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Culture." Her teaching focuses on British modernism, the relationship between modernism and the middlebrow, and the literature and culture of World War I. She is a member of the executive board of Port Jefferson Village Go Green, a joint project of the Humanities Institute and the village of Port Jefferson.
Department of English, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5350 - Undergraduate: 631 632-7400 | Graduate: 631 632-7373