Ilan Sta­vans is Lewis-Sebring Pro­fes­sor of human­i­ties, Latin Amer­i­can and Lati­no cul­ture at Amherst Col­lege. He is the prize-win­ning author of numer­ous books, includ­ing On Bor­rowed Words: A Mem­oir of Lan­guage. Pro­fes­sor Sta­vans is the recip­i­ent of a Guggen­heim Fel­low­ship and Lati­no Lit­er­a­ture Prize. He is a reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor to Nation­al Pub­lic Radio and hosts NEPR’s pod­cast In Con­trast.” He is also pub­lish­er of Rest­less Books.
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