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.
Culture
In Roma, Alfonso Cuarón Zooms in on Class Tensions
Set in early 1970s Mexico, a new film explores the life of a domestic worker in a middle-class family.
Culture
Óscar Martínez’s New Book Vividly Demonstrates Why People Are Fleeing Central America
In 'a History of Violence,' the reporter and award-winning author of 'The Beast' looks at endemic drug violence