Ilan Stavans

professor, Latin American culture, Amherst

Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College and a native of Mexico City. His best-selling memoir, On Borrowed Words, recounts the way various periods in his life have been shaped by languages: Spanish, Yiddish, Hebrew, and English.

Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College and a native of Mexico City. His best-selling memoir, On Borrowed Words, recounts the way various periods in his life have been shaped by languages: Spanish, Yiddish, Hebrew, and English.

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