Amherst College Spanish Professor Ilan Stavans Receives National Jewish Book Award

February 21, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ilan Stavans, the Lewis-Sebring Professor of Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College, recently received the National Jewish Book Award for The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature, which he edited in 2005.

Symposium on Transatlantic Visions at Amherst College April 27-29

April 19, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The third annual Symposium on Transatlantic Visions will take place in the Alumni House at Amherst College on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 27, 28 and 29. Titled “Luso-Hispanic Voices: Nation, Language and Identity,” the symposium will feature three keynote addresses that will be free and open to the public.