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Department of Language and Literature

Department of Language and Literature

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 assistant 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 Black music, Paul Gilroy, and Shay Youngblood.