In 1958 while conducting fieldwork in Yunnan, a professor came across a ricepaper booklet with strange script created from Chinese characters. This turned out to be a folksong booklet in Old Bai script. She safeguarded it carefully through the tumultuous Mao years until the 1990s, when the political environment had relaxed enough for her to… Continue reading Cambria Sinophone World Series (general editor: Victor Mair)–NEW! Chinese Ethnic Minority Oral Traditions: A Recovered Text of Bai Folk Songs in a Sinoxenic Script
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
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
Cambria Press congratulates Adams Bodomo on the recent review of Africans in China by Sociolinguistic Studies in which "the reader is confronted with the first book-length description and analysis of African migrants into China," Africans in China is praised because "its theoretical and methodological novelty among the studies about Africa and China places it as an… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Review: Africans in China “an outstanding resource not only for cultural contact studies but also for sociology, linguistics and anthropology”!
Cambria Press congratulates Professor Adams Bodomo on the outstanding book review of Africans in China by The China Quarterly. The review states that: "Scholars from a variety of countries and disciplines have produced recent essays on the African presence in China ... They have adopted a more nuanced approach than the media and none more so than Adams… Continue reading Outstanding Cambria Press Book Review! The China Quarterly hails Africans in China as “essential reading for scholars”!