The recipient of numerous awards, ILAN STAVANS is the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and Five College-Fortieth Anniversary Professor at Amherst College. His books include The Hispanic Condition, Spanglish, and On Borrowed Words. He is also the editor of, among other volumes, The Poetry of Pablo Neruda, Cesar Chavez: An Organizer’s Tale, and The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature.
IVÁN JAKSI is Director of the Stanford University Program in Santiago and Professor of History at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He has taught at Berkeley, Stanford, Wisconsin, and Notre Dame. He has also held research appointments at the Rockefeller Center at Harvard and St. Antony’s College at Oxford. His books include The Hispanic World and American Intellectual Life, 1820–1880.