Honoring the Life and Legacy of Professor Yü Ying-shih

Professor Yü Ying-shih

We are greatly saddened by the passing of Professor Yü Ying-shih, whom we came to know through his memoir, From Rural China to the Ivy League: Reminiscences of Transformations in Modern Chinese History, which was scheduled to be published this month. Professor Yü set the gold standard for humanity and scholarship. As noted by Professor… Continue reading Honoring the Life and Legacy of Professor Yü Ying-shih

Cambria Press Publication Review: The Construction of Femininity in a Postcolonial State

Congratulations to Dr. Kho Ee Moi of the National Institute of Education (Singapore) on the outstanding review of her book, The Construction of Femininity in a Postcolonial State: Girls’ Education in Singapore, by the journal Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. The book review states: "Kho examines issues of gender equality with a penetrating… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Construction of Femininity in a Postcolonial State

#LASA2015 Highlight: Author Interview with Jedrek Mularski, author of Music, Politics, and Nationalism in Latin America

The following is an interview with  Jedrek Mularski, author of Music, Politics, and Nationalism In Latin America: Chile During the Cold War Era: Question: Why did you decide to write Music, Politics, and Nationalism in Latin America? Jedrek Mularski: In addition to being a Latin American historian by profession, I have had a strong interest… Continue reading #LASA2015 Highlight: Author Interview with Jedrek Mularski, author of Music, Politics, and Nationalism in Latin America

Victor Mair on China Radio International about the Rise of English Words in Daily Mandarin Use

  Victor Mair, world-renowned Sinologist and the general editor of the pathbreaking Cambria Sinophone World Series, was on China Radio International about important topics in the Sinophone world, such as the rise of English words in daily Mandarin use, acronyms (like NBA, WTO, IPO), character amnesia as a result of alphabetical input in computers and cell phones,… Continue reading Victor Mair on China Radio International about the Rise of English Words in Daily Mandarin Use

AAS 2014 teaser: “I have been waiting for this book for a long time” – Victor Mair

"I have been waiting for this book for a long time, but the wait was well worth it. Considering the importance of the subject, it is rather amazing that [this book] has never been published before." - Victor H. Mair Which book is this? Cambria Press will be unveiling it, hot off the press (along with more… Continue reading AAS 2014 teaser: “I have been waiting for this book for a long time” – Victor Mair

Cambria Press New Book! Author Interview with Dr. Kathryn Shine on Schoolteachers in the News

Cambria Press is pleased to present the following Q&A session with Dr. Kathryn Shine on her recently published book, Schoolteachers in the News, which she coauthored with Dr. Tom O'Donoghue. Watch the interview with Dr. Kathryn Shine! Question: Why is the coverage of teachers by the media important? Kathryn Shine: Research has shown that news… Continue reading Cambria Press New Book! Author Interview with Dr. Kathryn Shine on Schoolteachers in the News

Book Launch for Who is the Good High School Student? at Murdoch University

Congratulations to Dr. Greg Thompson on the launch of his book Who is the Good High School Student? (www.cambriapress.com/books/9781604977950.cfm) at Murdoch University! He is pictured here with Professor Barry Down, the City of Rockingham Chair in Education. STAY POSTED! Like Cambria Press on Facebook, follow Cambria Press on Twitter (https://twitter.com/#!/CambriaPress) and include Cambria Press in… Continue reading Book Launch for Who is the Good High School Student? at Murdoch University

NEW PUBLICATION: Who is the Good High School Student? is now available!

Cambria Press is pleased to announce that Who is the Good High School Student? by Greg Thompson is now available. As a high school teacher for many years, Dr. Greg Thompson often wondered how students responded to complex articulations on how to be a good student. How a student can be considered good is itself… Continue reading NEW PUBLICATION: Who is the Good High School Student? is now available!

NEW PUBLICATION: The Imprint of Business Norms on American Education is now available!

Cambria Press is pleased to announce that The Imprint of Business Norms on American Education by Dameon V. Alexander is now available. American education is at a critical juncture because the traditional skills taught in schools and universities might no longer be valid to prepare students for a global economy. This is a prevailing argument… Continue reading NEW PUBLICATION: The Imprint of Business Norms on American Education is now available!

Book Launch for Historical Portraits of Women Home Scientists at the Australia and New Zealand History of Education Society international conference coming up!

Cambria Press authors Professor Tanya Fitzgerald (La Trobe University) and Professor Jenny Collins (Unitec Institute of Technology) will have their book launch for Historical Portraits of Women Home Scientists: The University Of New Zealand, 1911–1947 at the Australia and New Zealand History of Education Society international conference at the University of Auckland on December 6, 2011.… Continue reading Book Launch for Historical Portraits of Women Home Scientists at the Australia and New Zealand History of Education Society international conference coming up!