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N. Gregson G. Davis, Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of the Humanities and Classical Studies

N. Gregson G. Davis
Contact Info:
Office Location:  233G Allen Building
Office Phone:  919-684-3779
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2015):

  • LATIN 101.01, ELEMENTARY LATIN Synopsis
    Soc/Psych 128, MWF 10:20 AM-11:10 AM
  • LATIN 368S.01, SNAPSHOTS OF ROME Synopsis
    Soc/Psych 129, MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • LS 770.84, SELECTED TOPICS Synopsis
    GLS 2114 CONF ROOM, W 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
Office Hours:

Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:30 P.M.
Research Interests:

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


Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. with with Abiola Irele., Journal of a Homecoming. English translation, with Introduction, of Aimé Césaire's Cahier d'un retour au pays natal, in Aimé Césaire: Cahier d'un retour au pays natal (2014)  [author's comments]
    2. Parthenope: The Interplay of Ideas in Vergiian Bucolic (2013)
    3. Negritude-as-performance: the interplay of efficacious and inefficaciuos speech acts in Cahier d'un retour au pays natal, Research in African Literatures, vol. 41 no. 1 (Spring, 2010), pp. 142-154
    4. A Companion to Horace (2010), Wiley-Blackwell Oxford 2010
    5. Archilochus lyricus and Horatian melos, in In A Companion to Horace, edited by Gregson Davis (2010), Wiley Blackwell

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