Cambria Press Author Carolyn T. Brown Speaks at the Library of Congress

Dr. Carolyn T. Brown, former director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, recently gave a talk about her latest book Reading Lu Xun Through Carl Jung (Cambria Press, 2018) at the Library of Congress. Below are excerpts of her speech and here is the link to the video of the… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Carolyn T. Brown Speaks at the Library of Congress

Cambria Press Publication Review: Opening to China

Congratulations to Professor Charlotte Furth on the outstanding review of her book, Opening to China: A Memoir of Normalization, 1981–1982, by China Review International. The review notes that For those who saw China at this time, this book is a touching reminder of the tentativeness of the whole affair – how Americans and Chinese alike… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Opening to China

Cambria Press Publication Excerpt by the Association of Asian Studies (AAS)

Read the #AsiaNow piece from the Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) about Professor Charlotte Furth's new book Opening to China, which Ian Johnson, Beijing correspondent for The New York Times, and author of "The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao," praises because “Charlotte Furth's memoir provides a window into a China… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Excerpt by the Association of Asian Studies (AAS)

Cambria Press Publication Review: The Chinese Prose Poem

Congratulations to to Dr. Nicholas A. Kaldis, Associate Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies at SUNY Binghamton, on another excellent review of his book, The Chinese Prose Poem: A Study of Lu Xun's Wild Grass (Yecao), in the journal Frontiers of Literary Studies in China. The book review notes that "The Chinese Prose Poem… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Chinese Prose Poem

Forthcoming: Buddhist Transformations and Interactions

The following is an announcement from Dr. Victor H. Mair, Professor of  Chinese Language and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania and general editor of the Cambria Sinophone World Series. "It is with great pleasure that I announce the forthcoming publication of Buddhist Transformations and Interactions: Essays in Honor of Antonino Forte (Cambria Press, 2017). … Continue reading Forthcoming: Buddhist Transformations and Interactions

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

Cosmopolitanism in China, 1600–1950

Cambria Press is pleased to announce a new publication Cosmopolitanism in China, 1600–1950 by Professors Minghui Hu (University of California Santa Cruz) and Johan Elverskog (Southern Methodist University) . This book is in the Cambria Sinophone World Series headed by Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania). This book will be launched at the upcoming 2016 Association… Continue reading Cosmopolitanism in China, 1600–1950

AAS 2016 Seattle: Cambria Sinophone World Series Event

Cambria Press will be holding its annual Cambria Sinophone World Series event at the AAS conference on Satuday (April 2, 2016) at 7:30 p.m. in the Jefferson Room (4th floor in the Union Street Tower) at the Sheraton Seattle. All are welcome to this event. Dr. Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania) will be discussing the… Continue reading AAS 2016 Seattle: Cambria Sinophone World Series Event

A New Strategy for Complex Warfare

As proactive competitors evolve techniques to circumvent US strengths, it is clear that the profession of arms needs to become a profession of effects. This study by Colonel Thomas Drohan intends to overcome three American weaknesses of strategy making. A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia develops new theory for superior… Continue reading A New Strategy for Complex Warfare

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!