Cambria Press Publication Review: The Construction of Femininity in a Postcolonial State

Congratulations to Dr. Kho Ee Moi of the National Institute of Education (Singapore) on the outstanding review of her book, The Construction of Femininity in a Postcolonial State: Girls’ Education in Singapore, by the journal Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. The book review states: "Kho examines issues of gender equality with a penetrating… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Construction of Femininity in a Postcolonial State

How is public relations shaping globalization efforts and practices in countries that have historically been under Western control?

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?

ASAL 2014 at the University of Sydney

Brigitta Olubas, author of the well-praised Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist (part of the the Cambria Australian Literature Series headed by Susan Lever) is one of the conveners for the 2014 Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) held from July 9-12 at the University of Sydney. Susan Lever, author of the… Continue reading ASAL 2014 at the University of Sydney

Cambria Press MLA Australian Literature Highlights!

The Cambria Studies in Australian Literature by Susan Lever (University of Sydney) features outstanding books which have earned excellent reviews:Shirley Hazzard: Literary Expatriate and Cosmopolitan Humanist by Brigitta OlubasBrian Castro's Fiction: The Seductive Play of Language by Bernadette BrennanDavid Foster: The Satirist of Australia by Susan LeverWater from the Moon: Illusion and Reality in the Works of Australian… Continue reading Cambria Press MLA Australian Literature Highlights!

Cambria Press Forthcoming Book! Anglophone Literatures in the Asian Diaspora

The Cambria Sinophone World Series, headed by Professor Victor Mair, will soon be releasing Anglophone Literatures in the Asian Diaspora: Literary Transnationalism and Translingual Migrations by Karen An-hwei Lee. The book is praised by Professor Josephine Park (University of Pennsylvania) for being an "illuminating study" as well as Professor Ouyang Yu, the famous contemporary Chinese-Australian… Continue reading Cambria Press Forthcoming Book! Anglophone Literatures in the Asian Diaspora

Cambria Press Forthcoming Book! The Construction of Femininity in a Postcolonial State

"SINGAPORE is a lively, vibrant and efficient place with a cosmopolitan population. English is almost universally spoken, decisions are made quickly and the streets are safe", as described very accurately by The Economist. Singapore has come a long way since it was just a small village and much of this has been attributed to the… Continue reading Cambria Press Forthcoming Book! The Construction of Femininity in a Postcolonial State

MLA 2013 Book Highlights: Outstanding Journal Reviews!

Visit the Cambria Press booth (#316) to browse new titles as well as other Cambria Press titles that have received rave journal reviews, including: Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia Winner of Sarasvati Award for the Best Nonfiction Book in Women and Mythology! The Jin Yong Phenomenon: Chinese Martial Arts Fiction and Modern Chinese Literary History… Continue reading MLA 2013 Book Highlights: Outstanding Journal Reviews!

Rave Review for Genus Envy: Nationalities, Identities, and the Performing Body of Work

Cambria Press congratulates Professor Thomas Connolly on the rave review by the Eugene O'Neill Review of his book, Genus Envy: Nationalities, Identities, and the Performing Body of Work. The book is commended for being “erudite, provocative, and witty,” which is not surprising given that “Connolly is well known to enthusiasts of O’Neill and to fans… Continue reading Rave Review for Genus Envy: Nationalities, Identities, and the Performing Body of Work