Check out the new books by these Asianists at the Cambria Press booth 109 at the Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) #AAS2017 conference in Toronto. Top (left to right): Wilt Idema (Harvard University), Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania), Wendy Larson (University of Oregon), Mark Bender (The Ohio State University), and Charlotte Furth (University of… Continue reading AAS 2017 Toronto: Books and Scholars in Asian Studies to Watch
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
Today marks a very special day because it is Victor Mair's 71st birthday. Anyone who has met Dr. Mair will agree that 71 is now the new 21, but then again perhaps not because there are few in their twenties (or any age group, for that matter) who can keep up with him. Indeed, commenting… Continue reading On this 71st birthday of Victor H. Mair!
Nobel Laureate GAO Xingjian will be at the Cambria Press booth (#316) on Friday (Jan 4) at 1:15–1:45 p.m. to sign copies of his most recent book, Gao Xingjian: Aesthetics and Creation. Gao's book has been published just in time for the 2013 MLA Annual Convention! The book takes the title Aesthetics and Creation from the… Continue reading Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian Book Signing at 2013 MLA Annual Convention – Cambria Press booth (#316) on Friday (Jan 4) 1:15–1:45 p.m.
Professor Victor H. Mair recently engaged in a thought-provoking discussion of the distinction between Sinophone and Sinophere on the Language Log. He said "I've been in the thick of the Sinophone revolution and have mentioned it several times on Language Log (e.g., here), but now I've become acquainted with another new term, 'Sinosphere,' and wonder how they are… Continue reading Distinction between Sinophone and Sinosphere by Victor H. Mair
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
To celebrate the great honor of having Professor Victor H. Mair as the general editor of the Cambria Sinophone World Series as well as these esteemed professors on the editorial board, a special bookmark was commissioned for placement in every single official AAS tote bag. In addition, Cambria Press also designed a special tote bag… Continue reading Asian Studies Association (AAS) 2012 Highlight: Cambria Sinophone World Series
The 2012 AAS annual conference was a huge success for Cambria Press and things went even better than anticipated. Not surprisingly, there was much excitement over the Cambria Sinophone World Series, headed by Professor Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania). In fact, this will have to be a post all by itself! The Cambria Press… Continue reading AAS 2012 Annual Conference Better than Expected – Huge Success for Cambria Press!
There have been many new exciting developments at Cambria Press, including the launch of the Cambria Sinophone World Series by renowned sinologist Professor Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania). The members of the editorial board are: . Ann Huss (Chinese University of Hong Kong) . Xiaofei Kang (George Washington University) . Jianmei Liu (University of… Continue reading Cambria Sinophone World Series by Victor H. Mair at 2012 Asian Studies Association (AAS) Annual Meeting in Toronto