Léa Vuong is a specialist of modern and contemporary French literature and visual art. She studied in France (as a classe préparatoire littéraire student at the Lycée Henri IV and at the Université Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle) and at King’s College London (M.A. 2008, Ph.D. 2012). She has taught in the department of French at King’s College London and at Royal Holloway, University of London. She was Lecturer in French at the University of St Andrews in Scotland (2013-2014) before starting her current position as Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester in 2014.