#BreakTheInternet Meets Scholarly Research! Female figures were already engaging in #BreakTheInternet displays in ancient times. Here is just one example from chapter 4 ("The Power of the Vulva") in Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia by Miriam Robbins Dexter (UCLA) and Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania): "Anasyrma is literally “the exposing of… Continue reading #BreakTheInternet Meets Scholarly Research! Female Figures from Ancient Times were Already Engaging in #BreakTheInternet Displays
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!
WATCH Victor Mair's priceless reaction to his surprise birthday party at the Cambria Press Sinophone World Series reception, as well as to his surprise guests! After the speeches by Toni Tan (Cambria Press) and Shu-mei Shih (UCLA), Victor Mair gave a speech on Cambria Press and introduced Cambria Sinophone World Series authors EK Tan and David… Continue reading Cambria Press Sinophone World Series Reception: Surprise Birthday Party for Victor Mair (Part 1)!!!
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!
Cambria Press congratulates Professors Miriam Robbins Dexter and Victor H. Mair on their book, Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia, winning the Sarasvati Award for the Best Nonfiction Book in Women and Mythology! This book which discusses erotic and magical goddesses and heroines in several ancient cultures; such a wide-ranging cross-cultural and… Continue reading Sacred Display by Miriam Robbins Dexter and Victor H. Mair Wins the Sarasvati Award for the Best Nonfiction Book in Women and Mythology!
Many scholars visited the Cambria Press booth because of all the excitement surrounding the Cambria Sinophone World Series headed up by Professor Victor H. Mair. All who came to find out more about the series had nothing but the highest praise for Professor Mair because of his massive contributions to the field. Those who had… Continue reading Cambria Press Author and Series Editor Victor H. Mair at the 2012 Asian Studies Association (AAS) Annual Conference in Toronto