Professional and Biographical Information
Ph.D., Columbia University (1990)
M.A., Columbia University (1988)
M.A., The Jewish Theological Seminary (1987)
B.A., Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (1984)
A.M. (honorary), Amherst College (1998)
Ilan Stavans has taught courses on a wide array of topics such as Spanglish, Jorge Luis Borges, modern American poetry, Latin music, Don Quixote, Gabriel García Márquez, Modernismo, popular culture in Hispanic America, world Jewish writers, the cultural history of the Spanish language, Pablo Neruda, the history of the Spanish language, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Yiddish literature, Jewish-Hispanic relations, cinema, Latin American art, and U.S.-Latino culture.
Co-Founder and Faculty: Great Books Summer Program (2001- )