12 Acclaimed Books on Taiwan Literature and Film

On October 10, President Tsai Ing-wen noted in her National Day address the record performance of Taiwan's athletes, noting "We had waited so long for that moment, for Taiwan's achievements, Taiwan's confidence, and Taiwan's courage to be seen and appreciated by the world." This is not just in the athletic arena but in other areas such… Continue reading 12 Acclaimed Books on Taiwan Literature and Film

Cambria Press Publication Review: Contemporary Chicana Literature

Congratulations to Professor Cristina Herrera of California State University, Fresno, on the outstanding review of her book, Contemporary Chicana Literature: (Re)Writing the Maternal Script, by the Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature. The book review commends Contemporary Chicana Literature because: "In the field of mothering and motherhood studies, there is a lack of literature… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Contemporary Chicana Literature

China’s Response to Territorial Disputes

The Economist recently reported that "the Permanent Court of Arbitration, an international tribunal in The Hague, has declared China’s “historic claims” in the South China Sea invalid. It was an unexpectedly wide-ranging and clear-cut ruling, and it has enraged China." As the region and the United States anxiously await China's response, Colonel Thomas Drohan's new… Continue reading China’s Response to Territorial Disputes

Cambria Press New Publication: The Fiction of Thea Astley

Cambria Press is pleased to announce a new publication The Fiction of Thea Astley by Susan Sheridan. This book is in the Cambria Australian Literature Series, headed by Dr. Susan Lever. This book will be launched at the upcoming 2016 Association for the Study of Australian Literature conference hosted by UNSW Canberra at ADFA. The following are excerpts… Continue reading Cambria Press New Publication: The Fiction of Thea Astley

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

First step to #EndTheDivide is #SeekingBipartsanship

"The ideological divide between the parties, enflamed by the sense of partisan superiority claimed by both sides, produced legislative gridlock. There were no winners. We need to get back to an America where Congress solves problems, passes a farm bill, passes an immigration bill, passes tax reform, passes a budget. It is possible. We proved… Continue reading First step to #EndTheDivide is #SeekingBipartsanship

Cambria Press Book Launch: Pedro Zamora, Sexuality, and AIDS Education

Cambria Press is proud to announce the publication of Pedro Zamora, Sexuality, and AIDS Education: The Autobiographical Self, Activism, and The Real World by Christopher Pullen. We are honored that the book will be launched on June 14 at the GLBT Historical Society Archives and Museum. Dr. Pullen will be flying into San Francisco for… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Launch: Pedro Zamora, Sexuality, and AIDS Education

Cambria Press Publication Review: Transatlantic Memories of Slavery

Congratulations to Professors  Elisa Bordin and Anna Scacchi on the glowing review of their book, Transatlantic Memories of Slavery: Reimagining the Past, Changing the Future, by the European Journal of American Studies. The following are excerpts from the book review. "With great courage, sharp intuition and professional dedication they have tackled some of the most controversial issues… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Transatlantic Memories of Slavery

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: Behind Paul Scott’s Raj Quartet

Congratulations to Professor Janis Haswell on the review of her two-volume book by Harvard Review, which commends the publication because it "brings new and welcome insight into the man and the artist. Haswell, a professor of English at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, has excellent introductions to each section of letters, which provide indispensable context and… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Behind Paul Scott’s Raj Quartet