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N. Gregson Davis, Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of Humanities and Faculty of Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

N. Gregson Davis
Contact Info:
Office Location:  243A Allen Bldg. Box 90103
Office Phone:  (919) 684-3779
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2016):

    Allen 229, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • LS 770.87, SELECTED TOPICS Synopsis
    GLS 2114 CONF ROOM, Th 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Teaching (Spring 2017):

  • LATIN 368S.01, SNAPSHOTS OF ROME Synopsis
    Allen 226, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM

Ph.D.University of California at Berkeley1968
B.A.Harvard University1960
Research Interests:

Greek and Latin Poetry; francophone and anglophone Caribbean Literature; rhetoric; semiotics; pragmatics; reception of Classics in Caribbean literature


Caribbean literature (English) • Caribbean literature (French) • Latin literature • Martinican literature (French)

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. Crichlow, MA; Davis, G, Introduction, SAQ: The South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 115 no. 3 (July, 2016), pp. 437-440 [doi]
    2. Collier, JH, Introduction, in The Eclogues of Vergil, vol. 30 (May, 2016), pp. 227-228, University of Pennsylvania Press (translated by Kisak, L.) [doi]
    3. Davis, G, Journal of a Homecoming, in Cahier d'un retour au pays natal by Aimé Césaire (2016), Duke University Press (translated by Davis, G.)  [abs]
    4. Davis, G, Aimé Césaire, in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography (2015)
    5. Davis, G, The dual function of the umbra-motif in Vergil’s Bucolics, in Vergilian Studies dedicated to the memory of Mario Geymonat, edited by Günther, HC, vol. 10 (2015), pp. 89-101, Traugott Bautz Verlag

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