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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 (Spring 2019):

    Allen 103, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as MEDREN 303.01)
    Allen 229, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • LATIN 764.01, SEMINAR IN LATIN LIT I (TOP) Synopsis
    Allen 229, W 03:05 PM-05:25 PM

Ph.D.University of California at Berkeley1969
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. Fujimoto, JG; Izatt, JA; Tuchin, VV, Introduction, in Horace: Odes, Modern Library, vol. 10053 (January, 2017), pp. xi-xii, SPIE, ISBN 9781510605473 (translated by Michie, J.) [doi]
    2. Crichlow, MA; Davis, G, Introduction, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 115 no. 3 (July, 2016), pp. 437-440, Duke University Press [doi]
    3. Davis, G, Forging a Caribbean Literary Style: “Vulgar Eloquence” and the Language of Césaire'sCahier d'un retour au pays natal, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 115 no. 3 (July, 2016), pp. 457-467, Duke University Press [doi]
    4. Collier, JH, Introduction, in The Eclogues of Vergil, vol. 30 (May, 2016), pp. 227-228, Informa UK Limited (translated by Kisak, L.) [doi]
    5. 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]

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