Part-time PhD student and part-time work / other projects. Researching for a PhD at the University of Manchester, in disinheritance and heirship in Middle English romance (c. 1300-1500). Working in internal communications for Dimensions, and as project archivist for the Hulme Trust archive at Chetham’s Library in Manchester. Recently completed ‘first generation PhDs’ project for Arts Methods Manchester.

Talks and paper abstracts also listed on academia.edu – though I don’t use it much. Please get in touch via twitter or university email: grace.timperley@manchester.ac.uk



Brief CV:

Project Archivist, Chetham’s Library, Manchester

June 2017 – Current

Internal Communications Executive, Dimensions

March 2017 – Current

Research Assistant: First Generation PhDs, Arts Methods, University of Manchester

March – June 2017

Research Assistant: Crafting Curiosity, Dr Anke Bernau, University of Manchester

January – March 2017

Development Project Secretary, Manchester Cathedral

May 2012 – March 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Mapping the Medieval, University of Manchester

September 2015 – February 2017 [Associate membership of the Higher Education Academy]

PhD English Literature, University of Manchester

January 2014 – December 2019 (Part-time)

Thesis title (TBC): Disinheritance and Heirship in Middle English Romance

MA English Literature [Distinction], Cardiff University, 2010 – 2011

Dissertation title: The Enfance Tradition in the Arthurian Legend

BA English Literature [1st], Cardiff University, 2007 – 2010

Dissertation title: Childhood in Medieval Literature – The Inheritance Narrative