Lucy MacRae


Lucy MacRaeLucy MacRae graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2008 with a degree in English Literature and Gaelic. She obtained an MSc by Research in Scottish Ethnology from the University of Edinburgh in 2010, which explored the functions of music and song within Scots and Gaelic oral narrative, and has since worked as a learning officer at the newly opened Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. She is currently working on her AHRC funded PhD, which investigates collective memory in the Scottish Borders around 1800, with particular focus on the cultural context of the Minstrelsy texts.