#Humanities Scholarship – Important and Growing

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

RMMLA 2014 Keynote Speech by Victor H. Mair – The Impact of Technology on the Study of Language and Literature

Victor Mair, renowned Sinologist at the University of Pennsylvania and editor of the Cambria Sinophone World Series, delivered the keynote address at the 68th RMMLA annual convention last Friday (October 10). Dr. Eduardo Caro (Arizona State University), the RMMLA president, kicked off the luncheon event, which was attended by hundreds of RMMLA attendees, by having Dr. Christopher… Continue reading RMMLA 2014 Keynote Speech by Victor H. Mair – The Impact of Technology on the Study of Language and Literature

Happy New Year! Usher in 2013 with a Nobel Prize Winner!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! The 2013 MLA annual convention in Boston promises to be an especially exciting one because Nobel Prize Winner in Literature Gao Xingjian will be attending! Many new titles for Cambria Press will be showcased, including Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian’s long-awaited book Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation. There are two MLA sessions being… Continue reading Happy New Year! Usher in 2013 with a Nobel Prize Winner!