A Conversation with Alex Nava and Ilan Stavans in LA Review of Books

August 12th, 2019
Bongo Explosion: The Rebellious Dimensions of Latin Music

Religious Studies Professor Alex Nava was featured in "Bongo Explosion: The Rebellious Dimensions of Latin Music" in the Los Angeles Review of Books. The article contains a conversation between Ilan Stavans and Professor Nava, conducted in spring 2019, as part of a book-length project that also includes sections like “Rap to Heaven: Hip-Hop in the Americas,” “Salseros and Jazzeros,” “Mariachi Love,” and “Migrating Rhythms and Cultures.”

Congratulations, Professor Nava!