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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Delphine Gras

Associate Professor and Foreign Languages Coordinator
Literature and Culture of the Americas and the African Diaspora
Phone: (239) 590-1511
Office: RH 212

Ph.D. University of Washington, Seattle
M.A. University of Washington, Seattle and Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier
B.A. Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier

Delphine Gras specializes in twentieth-century literature of the Americas and the African Diaspora. An Associate Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University, Gras is completing her book project, New World Griots: Music, Literature, and the Development of the Black Public Sphere, an early version of which was a finalist for the 2011 Vanderbilt ICI book competition on the African Diaspora. Her most recent publications include work on Shay Youngblood, Nicolás Guillén, and Toni Morrison.

See, for instance, Gras’s article "Post What? Disarticulating Post-Discourses in Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child”: