Ilán Stavans on His New Books, Plays, Hebrew Language

Ilán Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and FiveCollege 40th Anniversary Professor at AmherstCollege, discussed two of his new books and a play in stories in the San Antonio Express News, Jewish Daily Forward, Los Angeles Times,

Amherst College Professor Ilán Stavans and Institute of Training and Development Receive $600K Grant to Promote Exchange Among U.S. and Latin American Countries

October 24, 2008           

AMHERST, Mass.—Ilán Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and Five College 40th Anniversary Professor, has received a $600,000 grant from the U.S. State Department in support of an arts exchange program he will be directing for the Institute for Training and Development (ITD) in Amherst.

Amherst College Professor Ilán Stavans Publishes Book on Reviving the Hebrew Language

September 22, 2008               
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AMHERST, Mass.—Ilán Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and Five College 40th Anniversary Professor at Amherst College, has just published Resurrecting Hebrew ($21, Schocken, 2008), the story of how Hebrew was rescued from extinction to become the living language of a modern nation.