Professor Wendy Larson (University of Oregon; author of Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture) be the keynote speaker at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs at Michigan State University. The title of her keynote speech is "Revolutionary Optimism in 1950s Chinese Culture." A description from the program about Professor… Continue reading Wendy Larson Keynote Speaker for 2019 MCAA Conference
Congratulations to Professor Wendy Larson (University of Oregon) on yet another glowing review of her book Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture. The China Journal commends her book for being "a sophisticated, nuanced assessment of the ways in which Zhang Yimou displays and performs culture and the unexpected ways in which he deliberately undermines… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Zhang Yimou
Congratulations to Professor Wendy Larson on the excellent review of her book Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture by the Journal of Asian Studies. The review states: "Wendy Larson's landmark analysis is definitely not a survey of Zhang Yimou as a praised or vilified Chinese film director who often provokes heated debates and… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture
Cambria Press author Wendy Larson (University of Oregon) spoke about her new book Zhang Yimou: Globalization and the Subject of Culture at the Cambria Press reception. This book is in the Cambria Press Sinophone World Series headed by Professor Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania) and the Cambria Press Contemporary Global Performing Arts Series headed by Professor John Clum… Continue reading Cambria Press author Wendy Larson (AAS 2017 speech)
Victor H. Mair, the famous Sinologist at the University of Pennsylvania and general editor of the Cambria Sinophone World Series, is the 2014 RMMLA keynote speaker. Unquestionably one of the greatest scholars in Asian studies, Victor H. Mair could earn this widely recognized status based on his scholarly accomplishments in the last decade alone. His… Continue reading Victor H. Mair, general editor of the Cambria Sinophone World Series, is the 2014 RMMLA Keynote Speaker
Modern Poetry in China by Paul Manfredi will be on display in the 2014 RMMLA book exhibit this week. Dr. Manfredi (professor of Chinese studies at Pacific Lutheran University) will be chairing the RMMLA session on Chinese poetry this Friday. Watch Dr. Manfredi's discussion of his book and check out his China Avant Garde blog. This book… Continue reading Modern Poetry in China – RMMLA 2014 Book Highlight
"[B]y actually looking at the poetry one arrives at an alternative poetics, one that is not so rigidly structured by dichotomies of ancient/modern, word/image, not to mention China/West. Bringing this alternative poetics into view requires looking not only at different media but also across media, bridging the gap that is created in the modern historical… Continue reading AAS 2014 Book Highlight: Modern Poetry in China by Paul Manfredi
Cambria Press author and series editor Victor Mair and editorial board member David Der-wei Wang (Cambria Sinophone World Series) were in Prague as speakers for "Uncertain Boundaries, Fluid Concepts, Changing Imagination," the symposium dedicated to current issues in the study of Chinese culture. This symposium was organized by the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation International Sinological Center… Continue reading Cambria Press Series Editor Victor Mair & Editorial Board Member David Wang – Speakers at Prague Symposium on Chinese Culture
The following titles by Cambria Press in international studies are being highlighted for the 2013 International Studies Association (ISA) annual conference in San Francisco (click on links for more details): The Political and Economic Sustainability of Health Care in Canada: Private-Sector Involvement in the Federal Provincial Health Care System by Howard A. Palley, Marie-Pascale Pomey,… Continue reading ISA 2013 Book Highlights: Rave Reviews for Cambria Press Titles!
In addition to the titles in the Cambria Sinophone World Series, the following titles in Asian Studies are being highlighted for the 2013 Asian Studies Association (AAS) annual conference in San Diego (click on links for more details): Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia by Miriam Robbins Dexter and Victor H. Mair… Continue reading AAS 2013 Book Highlights: Outstanding Reviews for Cambria Press Titles!