Cambria Press Publication Review – The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu

Congratulations to Professor Wilt Idema (Harvard University) on the great review of his book, "The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven" and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu. The Journal of Chinese Religions praises the book, noting that "this addition to a growing body of premodern popular Chinese literature in translation, much of it also by… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu

Cambria Press Publication Review – The Borderlands of Asia

Congratulations to Professor Mark Bender (The Ohio State University) on the great review of his book, The Borderlands of Asia: Culture, Place, Poetry. Mekong Review commends the book because "this is an anthology designed to get the poetry out there in an accessible and engagingly informative format." The review notes that The Borderlands of Asia… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – The Borderlands of Asia

#MLA18 Meet the Author Session: Christopher Lupke

Meet Dr. Christopher Lupke, Professor and Chair of the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Alberta; and author of the highly acclaimed The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion; on Friday (January 5) at 11:40 a.m. at the Cambria Press booth (101). This book is in the Cambria Sinophone World… Continue reading #MLA18 Meet the Author Session: Christopher Lupke

Cambria Press Publication Review: The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Congratulations to Professor Christopher Lupke on the excellent review of his book, The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion, by Film International, which praises it for being a well-informed book straddling between the disciplines of Chinese Studies and Film Studies and is highly relevant to film buffs, sinophiles, film researchers, and… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien

AAS 2017 Toronto: Books and Scholars in Asian Studies to Watch

Check out the new books by these Asianists at the Cambria Press booth 109 at the Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) #AAS2017 conference in Toronto. Top (left to right): Wilt Idema (Harvard University), Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania), Wendy Larson (University of Oregon), Mark Bender (The Ohio State University), and Charlotte Furth (University of… Continue reading AAS 2017 Toronto: Books and Scholars in Asian Studies to Watch

#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

Cambria Press Publication Review: The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Congratulations to to Dr. Christopher Lupke, Professor and Chair of the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Alberta, on the outstanding review of his book, The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien, in the journal Modern Chinese Language and Cutlure (MCLC). The review praises the book because "In plain, jargon-free language replete with… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Author Interview with Christopher Lupke

Christopher Lupke's latest book, The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien, will be released next week at the 2016 Association of Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference in Seattle. Professor Lupke is one of the few who has visited the set of Hou's latest film, The Assassin (2015) and includes a discussion of it in his book.… Continue reading Author Interview with Christopher Lupke

Start the New Year Right, with a Nobel Laureate!

Today is Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian's birthday! In celebration and in honor of all his tremendous contributions to the literary world, we highlight his eponymous book, Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation, which Gao himself has maintained is the key to understanding all his creative works. This book will be very welcome by fans of Gao's… Continue reading Start the New Year Right, with a Nobel Laureate!

Victor Mair (Cambria Sinophone World Series Editor) to give Distinguished Lecture at the University of Hong Kong this week

Victor Mair (UPenn professor and Cambria Sinophone World Series Editor) to give Distinguished Lecture at the University of Hong Kong