Dallas Morning News: Survey says 25% of young Hispanics identify themselves as American first

Professor Ilan Stavans was consulted about a new Pew Center poll that found that 25 percent of young people in the United States consider themselves Hispanic first and American second. “The way we come together is changing,” the Mexico City native told the Texas newspaper. “We can now become Americans by stressing where we come from. But 40 years ago, we needed to forget where we came from to be Americans.”

The Republican: Anthology shines light on immigrant writers

Spanish professor Ilan Stavans and his latest book, an anthology of essays penned by immigrants, were the focus of this feature.

Jewish Daily Forward: On Becoming a "Beaner"

Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture (Spanish) and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor, penned this piece on his background and coming to terms with who he is.

Sacramento Bee: Top Nonfiction Book

Language professor Ilan Stavan’s latest book, Becoming Americans: Four Centuries of Immigrant Writing was picked the Bee’s top nonfiction book for the fall.

Looking for Miracles: A Conversation Between Richard Wilbur '42 and Ilan Stavans

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Richard Wilbur ’42 is a former U.S. poet laureate, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and the author of Things of This World and Advice to a Prophet. In the fall of 2008, he returned to his alma mater to teach.

Creator's Syndicate: So Many Books... And So Little Time

The latest book published by language professor Ilan Stavans, Mr. Spic Goes to Washington, was mentioned in this article about good summer reading.

Resurrecting Hebrew

Resurrecting Hebrew, a new book by Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture (Spanish) and Five College Fortieth Anniversary Professor, was reviewed by The Washington Post, Haaretz.com and The Jewish Exponent.

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