5 Critical Books for Latin American Literature Studies

Despite Latin American literature being widely known as a rich literary canon—or perhaps because it is such a rich literary canon—there are still works and aspects of Latin American literature that remain under-explored. Here are five books that bring critical works of Latin American literature to English-language audiences for the first time; break new ground… Continue reading 5 Critical Books for Latin American Literature Studies

Cambria Press Publication Review: State Terrorism and the Politics of Memory in Latin America

Congratulations to Professor Gabriela Fried Amilivia on the outstanding review of her book, State Terrorism and the Politics of Memory in Latin America: Transmissions Across The Generations of Post-Dictatorship Uruguay, 1984–2004, in the Journal of Latin American Studies, which praises the book for being "an invaluable contribution." The review notes that: Gabriela Fried Amilivia’s accomplished work is… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: State Terrorism and the Politics of Memory in Latin America

#MLA18 Book Launch: The Monster as War Machine

Meet Dr. Mabel Moraña, William H. Gass Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and winner of the 2013 MLA Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize, on Saturday (January 6) at 11:30 a.m. at the Cambria Press booth (101) for a book signing for her latest book, The Monster as War Machine. This… Continue reading #MLA18 Book Launch: The Monster as War Machine

#MLA17 – Scholars Making a Difference

The following individuals are scholars who are making a difference with their outstanding scholarly and community contributions. Check out their books at the Cambria booth (#509) in the #MLA17 book exhibit hall. Top row (left to right): Paul Manfredi (Pacific Lutheran University), Mabel Moraña (Washington University in St. Louis), Christopher Lupke (University of Alberta), E.… Continue reading #MLA17 – Scholars Making a Difference

#MLA17 Events – Meet Cambria Press Series Editors and Authors

Cambria Press would like to invite #MLA17 attendees to join us for the following events: Meet Professor Román de la Campa (University of Pennsylvania) General Editor of the Cambria Studies in Latin American Literatures and Cultures Series Friday (January 6) at 5 p.m. Cambria Press Booth 509, MLA Book Exhibit Hall * * * *… Continue reading #MLA17 Events – Meet Cambria Press Series Editors and Authors

Cambria Press Publication Announcement: Krausism and the Spanish Avant-Garde

Cambria Press is excited to announce that Krausism and the Spanish Avant-Garde: The Impact of Philosophy on National Culture by Professor Christian Rubio will be released soon. See it hot off the presses at the Cambria Press booth at the #MLA17 annual convention. Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair and Professor of Hispanic Studies at the College of Charleston,… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Announcement: Krausism and the Spanish Avant-Garde

Cambria Press Publication Review: Contemporary Hispanic Poets

Congratulations to Professor John Burns on yet another outstanding review of his book Contemporary Hispanic Poets! The Rocky Mountain Review commends the book, stating that ""Far from an innocent cultural trifle, poetry contributes to the fundamental cultural debates of our time. With this volume, Burns likewise contributes to the fundamental cultural debate of our time,..."… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Contemporary Hispanic Poets

LASA 2016 Highlights – New & Noteworthy in Latin American Studies

We are proud to launch Dr. Gabriela Fried Amilivia's new book, State Terrorism and the Politics of Memory in Latin America, at the LASA congress. This interdisciplinary study, written in a highly accessible style, will have both specialists and nonspecialists appreciating it for how it vividly brings to life the terror inflicted by the state… Continue reading LASA 2016 Highlights – New & Noteworthy in Latin American Studies

Cambria Press Publication Review: Contemporary Hispanic Poets

Congratulations to Professor John Burns on the outstanding review by the journal, A contra corriente, of his book Contemporary Hispanic Poets: Cultural Production in the Global, Digital Age! This book is in the Cambria Latin American Literatures and Cultures series, headed by Professor Román de la Campa, the Edwin B. and Lenore R. Williams Professor of Romance… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Contemporary Hispanic Poets

Cambria Press Publication Review: Transforming the Enemy in Spanish Culture by Lauren Beck

Cambria Press congratulates Lauren Beck, on yet another outstanding review of her book, Transforming the Enemy in Spanish Culture: The Conquest through the Lens of Textual and Visual Multiplicity. The Bulletin of Hispanic Studies notes that "The case of Spanish culture is particularly interesting because the Spaniards have been active in the creation of stereotypes… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Transforming the Enemy in Spanish Culture by Lauren Beck