Dr Rachel Mace

Dr Rachel Mace

Senior System Administrator (Training) (Maternity Cover)

Student Records - Student Administration (Academic Registry)

Associate Lecturer and Assistant Administrator


2013 - Current     PhD 'Character on Trial: Reading and Judgement in Henry Fielding's Works', Plymouth University (HuMPA Research Scholarship)

2011-2013     MA Eighteenth-Century Art, Architecture & Identity, Plymouth University, Distinction

2008-201     BA (Hons) English Literature, Plymouth University, 1st class.

Teaching interests

Eighteenth-century novels; 1720s-1730s satirical plays; Early eighteenth-century periodical literature; gothic novels; it-narratives; history of philosophy

Research interests

History of character, history of identity, deformity and disability studies, the works of Henry Fielding, it-narratives, gothic novels.

Grants & contracts

HuMPA Research Scholarship 2013-2016

Conferences organised

Conference Papers: 'The Great Man and the Great Mogul: Caricatures of Sir Robert Walpole in Henry Fielding's 1737 Plays' BSECS Postgraduate Conference, Queen's University, Belfast, July 2015;‘“The Whole World Acts the Player”: Theatrical Identities in Henry Fielding’s Love in Several Masques and The Author’s Farce’ Sheffield Postgraduate Colloquium: Identity, University of Sheffield, May 2014; Imagining the Eloquent Savage: American Indian Language and Identity in Eighteenth-Century European Art & Literature’ Routes, Roots and Routs: American and British Literature in the Long Eighteenth Century Plymouth University, July 2013; Gothic Doubles: Family and the Fractured Self in Frankenstein’ Plymouth University Postgraduate Society Conference, Plymouth University, June 2012; Beaus and Amazons: Transgressing Gender Boundaries in early Eighteenth- Century Periodical Literature’ Plymouth University English Seminar, Plymouth University, December 2011. Conferences Organised: Museums of Memory: Narratives of Remembrance in the Arts and Humanities, Plymouth University, June 2014, www.museumsofmemory.wordpress.com;External Examiners’ Conference 2013, Plymouth University, April 2013; External Examiners’ Conference 2012, Plymouth University, May 2012


LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/rachel-mace-66494774