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 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 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
An excellent article from Inside Higher Ed regarding scholarship in the humanities, in which William (Bro) Adams, the head of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), said on Thursday that he wants to push humanities scholarship to become more directly connected to helping address the nation’s contemporary problems. There are also encouraging numbers from… Continue reading #Humanities Scholarship – Important and Growing
As "former public relations practitioners with agency and corporate experience who now teach and conduct research in the field," Patricia Curtin (University of Oregon) and Kenn Gaither (Elon University) explained in their book that "[w]ithin the cultural-economic model, public relations practitioners act as cultural intermediaries, putting representations and identities into circulation to create shared meaning." The purpose… Continue reading How is public relations shaping globalization efforts and practices in countries that have historically been under Western control?
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!
Toni Tan, director of Cambria Press, will be the keynote speaker at the RMMLA Women's Caucus Meeting. She will be speaking on sexuality and globalization.Be sure to check out the Cambria Press display booth and don't miss the Cambria Press RMMLA special promotion!* * * * * * * *STAY POSTED! LIKE Cambria Press on… Continue reading Cambria Press director Toni Tan will be the keynote speaker for RMMLA Women’s Caucus Meeting
Congratulations to Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian and Mabel Lee for Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation being picked as an editors' favorite by Cerise Press, a journal of literature, arts, and culture! The book review praises the "long-awaited" book "an illuminating read" casting light on how "Gao relentlessly probes the boundaries between languages, literature, theater, cinema… Continue reading Editors’ Favorite: Book by Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian!
Cambria Press is pleased to present the following Q&A session with Professor Leif Lewin on his recently published book, 2119 – The Year Global Democracy Will Be Realized. Question: Why did you decide to write this book? Leif Lewin: I decided to write 2119 – The Year Global Democracy Will Be Realized because I felt a growing unease with the… Continue reading Cambria Press New Book! Author Interview with Professor Leif Lewin on 2119–The Year Global Democracy Will Be Realized