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

Malcolm X and Africa – New Book Released for Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, Cambria Press is pleased to announce the release of a seminal new book, Malcolm X and Africa, by Professor A. B. Assensoh, Professor Emeritus of History at Indiana University, and Professor Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion at the University of Oregon. This book is in… Continue reading Malcolm X and Africa – New Book Released for Black History Month

Cambria Author & Series Editor to Watch: Toyin Falola (University of Texas at Austin) is President of the African Studies Association

At this year's African Studies Association (ASA) annual conference, Cambria Press author and general editor of the Cambria African Studies Series, Toyin Falola (the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin) will deliver his lecture “Emerging Themes in Contemporary African Diaspora… Continue reading Cambria Author & Series Editor to Watch: Toyin Falola (University of Texas at Austin) is President of the African Studies Association

#ASALH100: Cambria Author & Slavery Series Editor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) at 2 Sessions

Cambria Press Author & Slavery Series Editor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) will be at two sessions at the centennial meeting and conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). Cambria Publications by Dr. Araujo (more reviews at http://www.cambriapress.com): Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South… Continue reading #ASALH100: Cambria Author & Slavery Series Editor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) at 2 Sessions

President Abraham Lincoln and Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Slavery

One hundred and fifty-three years ago on this day, President Abraham Lincoln had issued a preliminary proclamation warning that he would order the emancipation of all slaves in any state that did not end its rebellion against the Union by January 1, 1863. Today the history and memory of slavery is an important area of… Continue reading President Abraham Lincoln and Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Slavery

Cambria Press Publication AFRICANS IN CHINA is one of five shortlisted for Africa-Asia Book Prize

Cambria Press congratulates Adams Bodomo on his book, Africans in China, being one of five shortlisted for Africa-Asia Book Prize. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. See the Cambria Press website for more books. #AfricanDiaspora

Cambria Press New Publication: #Slavery, Migrations, and Transformations

Cambria Press announces a new publication in the Cambria Studies in Slavery: Past and Present Series by Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University). “One cannot extricate the diasporic experiences of Haitians in Miami or Nigerians in Houston from the larger political and social climate of today’s world, which transcends national, regional, and international borders and connects… Continue reading Cambria Press New Publication: #Slavery, Migrations, and Transformations

#Slavery: African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World (Ana Lucia Araujo) now available!

"Brazil imported the largest number of enslaved Africans during the Atlantic slave trade era [...] Today, with the exception of Nigeria, the largest population of people of African descent is in Brazil [...] Yet, Brazil has a complex relationship with its slave past; consequently, these complications spill over into the various dimensions of Brazil’s rich… Continue reading #Slavery: African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World (Ana Lucia Araujo) now available!

#ASA2014 Highlight! Black Women as Custodians of History: Unsung Rebel (M)Others in African American and Afro-Cuban Women’s Writing

This week, we will be featuring books that year's exemplify the African Studies Association annual meeting theme "Rethinking Violence, Reconstruction and Reconciliation." One such book is Black Women as Custodians of History: Unsung Rebel (M)Others in African American and Afro-Cuban Women's Writing by Paula Sanmartín. "African American scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. has stated that… Continue reading #ASA2014 Highlight! Black Women as Custodians of History: Unsung Rebel (M)Others in African American and Afro-Cuban Women’s Writing

Cambria Press New African Studies Series by Toyin Falola (UT Austin) and Moses Ochonu (Vanderbilt University)

Cambria Press is proud to announce a new series which will be led by Toyin Falola, the Jacob & Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin , and Moses Ochonu, Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. The Cambria African Studies Series will… Continue reading Cambria Press New African Studies Series by Toyin Falola (UT Austin) and Moses Ochonu (Vanderbilt University)