Cambria Author & Series Editor to Watch: Toyin Falola (University of Texas at Austin) is President of the African Studies Association

At this year's African Studies Association (ASA) annual conference, Cambria Press author and general editor of the Cambria African Studies Series, Toyin Falola (the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin) will deliver his lecture “Emerging Themes in Contemporary African Diaspora… Continue reading Cambria Author & Series Editor to Watch: Toyin Falola (University of Texas at Austin) is President of the African Studies Association

#ASALH100: Cambria Author & Slavery Series Editor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) at 2 Sessions

Cambria Press Author & Slavery Series Editor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) will be at two sessions at the centennial meeting and conference of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). Cambria Publications by Dr. Araujo (more reviews at http://www.cambriapress.com): Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South… Continue reading #ASALH100: Cambria Author & Slavery Series Editor Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University) at 2 Sessions

Cambria Press New Publication: #Slavery, Migrations, and Transformations

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

#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

Toyin Falola (UT Austin) launches the Cambria African Studies Series with Moses Ochonu (Vanderbilt University)

Cambria Press is proud to announce that Toyin Falola, the the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and Moses Ochonu, associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University, have launched the Cambria African Studies Series, which will serve as a much-needed… Continue reading Toyin Falola (UT Austin) launches the Cambria African Studies Series with Moses Ochonu (Vanderbilt University)

Why is Africa important to the rest of the world?

President Barack Obama recently declared that the future stability of the world depends on African nations' prosperity and self-reliance. Reinforcing this is Toyin Falola, leading authority in African studies, who stated that "scholars and policy makers have the obligation to show Africa and the world how to succeed." This is why African studies continues to… Continue reading Why is Africa important to the rest of the world?

Cambria Press New African Studies Series by Toyin Falola (UT Austin) and Moses Ochonu (Vanderbilt University)

Cambria Press is proud to announce a new series which will be led by Toyin Falola, the Jacob & Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin , and Moses Ochonu, Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. The Cambria African Studies Series will… Continue reading Cambria Press New African Studies Series by Toyin Falola (UT Austin) and Moses Ochonu (Vanderbilt University)