Leith Davis

Professor

Education

  • BA (Saskatchewan)
  • MA, PhD (Berkeley)

Biography

Leith is the author of Acts of Union: Scotland and the Negotiation of the British Nation (Stanford UP, 1998) and Music, Postcolonialism and Gender: The Construction of Irish Identity, 1724-1874 (Notre Dame UP, 2005) as well as co-editor of Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004) and Robert Burns and Transatlantic Culture (Ashgate, 2012).  She is currently working on a monograph entitled Media and Cultural Memory in Britain and Ireland, 1688-1745 which explores the articulation of what Pierre Nora calls "spectacular" sites of cultural memory within the context of a shifting media ecology of the eighteenth century. In addition, with Janet Sorensen (UC Berkeley) she is co-editing the International Companion to Scottish Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century. She is a co-founder of the Department of English's MA with Specialization in Print Culture and served as Director of Simon Fraser University's Scottish Studies Centre from 2008-2015.

Courses

This instructor is currently not teaching any courses.