NYCAS 2019 Panel Chairs – Megan Ferry and Nicholas Kaldis

Two Cambria Press authors--Professor Megan Ferry and Professor Nicholas Kaldis--will be at the 2019 New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) at SUNY New Paltz.  Professor Megan Ferry (Union College), author of Chinese Women Writers and Modern Print Culture will be chairing the panel "Between State And Populace, Chasing The China Dream" at the 2019 NYCAS conference on… Continue reading NYCAS 2019 Panel Chairs – Megan Ferry and Nicholas Kaldis

Cambria Press Author Carolyn T. Brown Speaks at the Library of Congress

Dr. Carolyn T. Brown, former director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, recently gave a talk about her latest book Reading Lu Xun Through Carl Jung (Cambria Press, 2018) at the Library of Congress. Below are excerpts of her speech and here is the link to the video of the… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Carolyn T. Brown Speaks at the Library of Congress

Celebrating Taiwan, home to some of the richest Sinophone literature in the world

Today on Taiwan's National Day, we celebrate this important, vibrant island, which has given us—as Jonathan Stalling aptly puts it in Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers—"some of the richest Sinophone literature in the world." Stalling elaborates that "unfixed, vibrant, and deeply engaged with a sense of place, Taiwanese writers—from the experimental poetry pioneer Hsia Yu to younger… Continue reading Celebrating Taiwan, home to some of the richest Sinophone literature in the world

Cambria Press Publication Review: The Borderlands of Asia

Congratulations to Professor Mark Bender (The Ohio State University) on the outstanding review of his book, The Borderlands of Asia: Culture, Place, Poetry, in the journal Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC). The review states: In translating these poems into English, the global 'language of interaction' (p. xxi), the voices of poets from the borderlands… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Borderlands of Asia

Meet Mabel Lee, Shen Jiawei, and Victor Mair at the double book launch

The double book launch for Mabel Lee and Shen Jiawei just got even more exciting! Attendees will also get to meet world-renowned Sinologist Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania), general editor of the Cambria Sinophone World Series. Register now for the event! The double book launch for Painting History: China’s Revolution in a Global Context and Gao… Continue reading Meet Mabel Lee, Shen Jiawei, and Victor Mair at the double book launch

Haun Saussy Presents Victor Mair with Surprise Festschrift at Cambria Press AAS 2018 Reception

What took place on the evening of March 24, 2018, in Washington, DC, was one of the most unforgettable events in AAS history, and probably any academic conference. The evening began with short speeches about new books by Shen Jiawei and Mabel Lee, Albert Welter, Jonathan Stalling, Megan M. Ferry, Christopher Rea, Liu Jianmei (and Mabel Lee),… Continue reading Haun Saussy Presents Victor Mair with Surprise Festschrift at Cambria Press AAS 2018 Reception

Cambria Press Author Carolyn T. Brown – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

Cambria Press author Dr. Carolyn T. Brown, retired Director of the Office of Scholarly Programs and the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, gave a speech about her book, Reading Lu Xun Through Carl Jung, at the Cambria Press reception at the AAS 2018 conference in Washington, DC. Watch Dr. Carolyn Brown’s… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Carolyn T. Brown – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

Cambria Press Author Liu Jianmei – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

Cambria Press author Professor Liu Jianmei, Professor of Chinese Literature at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, gave a speech about her book, Gao Xingjian and Transmedia Aesthetics, coedited with Mabel Lee, at the Cambria Press reception at the AAS 2018 conference in Washington, DC. Watch Professor Liu Jianmei’s speech and/or read the transcript below.… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Liu Jianmei – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

Texts and Transformations: Essays in Honor of Victor H. Mair

Tabula Gratulatoria The following individuals have entered their names in the tabula gratulatoria of Texts and Transformations: Essays in Honor of the 75th Birthday of Victor H. Mair, edited by Haun Saussy, to express their gratitude for what Victor Mair has done and as a tribute to his impact on Asian studies throughout the world.… Continue reading Texts and Transformations: Essays in Honor of Victor H. Mair

Cambria Press Publication Review – The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu

Congratulations to Professor Wilt Idema (Harvard University) on the great review of his book, "The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven" and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu. The Journal of Chinese Religions praises the book, noting that "this addition to a growing body of premodern popular Chinese literature in translation, much of it also by… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu