#BreakTheInternet Meets Scholarly Research! Female figures were already engaging in #BreakTheInternet displays in ancient times. Here is just one example from chapter 4 ("The Power of the Vulva") in Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia by Miriam Robbins Dexter (UCLA) and Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania): "Anasyrma is literally “the exposing of… Continue reading #BreakTheInternet Meets Scholarly Research! Female Figures from Ancient Times were Already Engaging in #BreakTheInternet Displays
With much gratitude to the RMMLA committee, in particular Joy Landeira and Christopher Lupke, Cambria Press had a very productive and enjoyable time at the RMMLA 2013 annual convention. Cambria Press director Toni Tan was heartened to meet many scholars daring enough to push the envelope when it comes to scholarship, given how Toni Tan's speech was… Continue reading RMMLA 2013 Annual Convention — A Great Success!
Cambria Press congratulates Professors Miriam Robbins Dexter and Victor H. Mair on their book, Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia, winning the Sarasvati Award for the Best Nonfiction Book in Women and Mythology! This book which discusses erotic and magical goddesses and heroines in several ancient cultures; such a wide-ranging cross-cultural and… Continue reading Sacred Display by Miriam Robbins Dexter and Victor H. Mair Wins the Sarasvati Award for the Best Nonfiction Book in Women and Mythology!