Ilan Stavans
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Ilan Stavans

Ilan Stavans is a Mexican-American, essayist, lexicographer, cultural commentator, translator, short-story author, publisher, TV personality, and teacher known for his insights into American, Hispanic, and Jewish cultures. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ilan Stavans has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Forum as a Professor for the Spanish of the Amherst College. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 237 views per program. Most common tag: Hispanics.

Appearances by Title:c. September 2, 2001 - Present Professor, Latin American and Latino Culture, Amherst College Videos: 3 c. January 1, 1993 - Present Professor, Spanish, Amherst College Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • <em>A Most Imperfect Union</em>

    A Most Imperfect Union

    Ilan Stavans talked about his book A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States. He spoke in the C-SPAN…

  • <em>Dictionary Days</em>

    Dictionary Days

    Ilan Stavans talked about his book Dictionary Days, published by Graywolf Press. He described his obsession with words and…

  • <em>Spanglish</em>


    Mr. Stavans talked about his book, Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language, published by RAYO. The author writes…

  • <em>Brown: The Last Discovery of America</em>

    Brown: The Last Discovery of America

    Mr. Rodriguez talked about his book Brown: The Last Discovery of America, published by Viking Penguin. In it, the author explores what “the…

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