Lecture by Professor Kimberly Cleveland at Emory University

Dr. Kimberly Cleveland, Associate Professor of Art History, Georgia State University, and author of Black Women Slaves Who Nourished a Nation: Artistic Renderings of Wet Nurses in Brazil, will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at Noon at Emory University. This book is part of the Cambria Studies in Slavery Series, headed… Continue reading Lecture by Professor Kimberly Cleveland at Emory University

#lutopelomuseunacional: The Museo Nacional de Brasil and how it preserved African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil

The loss of the Museo Nacional de Brasil (National Museum of Brazil) is simply devastating. As The New York Times noted "some items in the collection are irreplaceable to science, as well as the country’s national memory." Long before the tragic fire, Mariza de Carvalho Soares, a Brazilian historian and researcher at the CNPq/MCT (Brazilian… Continue reading #lutopelomuseunacional: The Museo Nacional de Brasil and how it preserved African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil

Interview with Ana Lucia Araujo about Cambria Slavery Studies Series

The following is a recent interview with Professor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) about slavery studies. Professor Araujo is the general editor of the Cambria Slavery Studies Series. Question: Congratulations on being nominated as a member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project! Could you please take us back a little… Continue reading Interview with Ana Lucia Araujo about Cambria Slavery Studies Series

Cambria Press Publication Review: Juliet of the Tropics: A Bilingual Edition of Alejandro Tapia y Rivera’s La Cuarterona (1867)

Congratulations to Professor John Maddox on the great review of his book, Juliet of the Tropics: A Bilingual Edition of Alejandro Tapia y Rivera’s "La Cuarterona" (1867) , by the journal Hispania. The book review states: "Thanks to John Maddox’s translation and critical introduction, the play, now in both Spanish and English, has the potential… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Juliet of the Tropics: A Bilingual Edition of Alejandro Tapia y Rivera’s La Cuarterona (1867)

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

Cambria Press Publication Review: Central American Avant-Garde Narrative

Congratulations to Professor Adrian Kane on the excellent review of his book, Central American Avant-Garde Narrative: Literary Innovation and Cultural Change (1926–1936), in the journal Chasqui: revista de literatura latinoamericana. The review notes that: While other studies have centered on poetry and manifestos, in Central American Avant-Garde Narrative Kane turns to the genre of narrative fiction to… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Central American Avant-Garde Narrative

#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

The Monster as War Machine – Book Excerpts

Cambria Press is proud to announce the publication of the new book, The Monster as War Machine, by by 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. See below for excerpts from this book, which has been… Continue reading The Monster as War Machine – Book Excerpts

#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