Stavans Named Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College

August 2, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College has named Ilan Stavans, a professor of Spanish at the college since 1993, as the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture. The Professorship was established in 2001 by the Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation on behalf of Charles A. Lewis ’64 and Penny Bender Sebring to promote the study of the culture, language, politics, history or art of Latin or Latino America.

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.