University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Ilan Stavans


University of Arizona Press

Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities and Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. An internationally-renowned, award-winning essayist, translator and the recipient of numerous honors, his recent books include a graphic-novel adaptation of "Don Quixote"--in Spanglish--, "I Love My Selfie" and "On Self-Translation: Meditations on Language." Stavans also is the publisher of Restless Books and host of the NPR podcast "In Contrast."

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Scheduled events:
Ilan Stavans
Sor Juana

University of Arizona Press*, Booth #239 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Author: Ilan Stavans
Is Spanglish a Language?
Spanglish is a powerful cultural force today. It is used regularly across the U.S. and worldwide. Is there one Spanglish or many? Join us for a thought provoking discussion on this topic.

Integrated Learning Center Room 119 (Seats 60, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Ilan Stavans
El Norte: Beyond Standard Narratives
The history of the Southwest is multi-layered and complex. A historian, an anthropologist, and a culture critic and essayist discuss the Spanish in North America and their on-going influence on our region.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Carrie Gibson, Ilan Stavans, Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez
Moderator: Joan Wink
The Forgotten: The Latinx in America
Authors Ed Morales, Julissa Arce and Ilan Stavans discuss race, culture and politics in America through the oft-forgotten but powerful Latinx lens.

Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Julissa Arce, Ed Morales, Ilan Stavans
Moderator: Nancy Montoya

Books:
Sor Juana
Nuestras Raices
University of Arizona Press
September 2018
ISBN 9780816536078
80 pages
$15.95, INSTORE
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Sor Juana: Or, The Persistence of Pop encapsulates the life, times, and legacy of sixteenth-century Mexican nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. More/less

Don Quixote of la Mancha
Nuestras Raices
Penn State University Press
October 2018
ISBN 9780271082318
$16.95, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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