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

China Studies – 10 Important Books

Today on China's National Day, we highlight books that have made important contributions to China studies. Below are ten books that have earned stellar reviews and should be in all China-studies library collections. Check to see if these titles are in your library. If not, please let your librarian know that there is a 25% discount… Continue reading China Studies – 10 Important Books

Celebrating Taiwan, home to some of the richest Sinophone literature in the world

Today on Taiwan's National Day, we celebrate this important, vibrant island, which has given us—as Jonathan Stalling aptly puts it in Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers—"some of the richest Sinophone literature in the world." Stalling elaborates that "unfixed, vibrant, and deeply engaged with a sense of place, Taiwanese writers—from the experimental poetry pioneer Hsia Yu to younger… Continue reading Celebrating Taiwan, home to some of the richest Sinophone literature in the world

Publication Excerpt from Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers

The following is an excerpt from the introduction in Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers, edited by Jonathan Stalling, Lin Tai-man, and Yanwing Leung. A Pacific island of roughly 14,400 square miles, Taiwan lies just over a hundred miles off China’s southeast shoreline and seven hundred miles south of Japan. It has been a contested cultural space… Continue reading Publication Excerpt from Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers

Cambria Press Author Megan M. Ferry – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

Cambria Press author Professor Megan Ferry, Associate Professor of Chinese and Asian Studies and Chair of the Modern Languages and Literatures Department at Union College, gave a speech about her book, Chinese Women Writers and Modern Print Culture, at the Cambria Press reception at the AAS 2018 conference in Washington, DC. Watch Professor Megan Ferry’s… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Megan M. Ferry – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

Cambria Press Publication Review: Fearless Femininity by Women in American Theatre (1910s to 2010s)

Congratulations to Professor Lynne Greeley (University of Vermont) on the outstanding review of her book Fearless Femininity by Women in American Theatre (1910s to 2010s) in the journal Women's History Review. The book review praises Fearless Femininity because: Greeley has assembled a very large ‘cast’ of female artists: their ranks include the ‘first feminists’ (p.… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Fearless Femininity by Women in American Theatre (1910s to 2010s)

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

Ida B. Wells Birthday Tribute: Black Women as Custodians of History

Cambria Press Book Highlight in honor of Ida B. Wells's Birthday "Like W. E. B. Du Bois, black activist and journalist Ida B. Wells also chose to become an interpreter of facts in her writings about lynching at the turn of the twentieth century [... and] called African Americans to write and distribute accurate histories that would… Continue reading Ida B. Wells Birthday Tribute: Black Women as Custodians of History

Cambria Press New Book! Fearless Femininity by Women in American Theatre (1910s to 2010s) by Lynne Greeley

Excerpts from Fearless Femininity by Women in American Theatre (1910s to 2010s) by Lynne Greeley; this book is in the Cambria Contemporary Global Performing Arts by John Clum (Duke University): On the performance of the feminine no longer belonging to men: "From the beginning of the twentieth century, when women were claiming the right to… Continue reading Cambria Press New Book! Fearless Femininity by Women in American Theatre (1910s to 2010s) by Lynne Greeley

Monumenta Nipponica Praises Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women for having “much to recommend it” – Read the Outstanding Book Review

  Cambria Press congratulates Professors Cecilia Segawa Seigle and Linda H. Chance (University of Pennsylvania) on the outstanding review of their book Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women in the journal Monumenta Nipponica, which states that "a useful and essential supplement to [Conrad Totman's] Politics in the Tokugawa Bakufu and demonstrates that at least… Continue reading Monumenta Nipponica Praises Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women for having “much to recommend it” – Read the Outstanding Book Review