Asian Studies: AAS 2015 Conference Wrap-up

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Cambria Press Booth (L-R): Tansen Sen (Baruch), Victor Mair (UPenn), Jennifer Crewe (Columbia UP), Jiajia Wang (Middlebury Kunming), & Toni Tan (Cambria Press)

The AAS 2015 conference was one of the best and busiest for Cambria Press, especially on Saturday during the book launch event for Dorothy Wong and Gustav Heldt’s China and Beyond in the Mediaeval Period, which is part of the Cambria Sinophone World Series headed by Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania).

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Cambria Press Book Launch at AAS 2015 for Dorothy Wong and Gustav Heldt’s China and Beyond in the Mediaeval Period. This book is part of the Cambria Sinophone World Series headed by Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania).

The winners for the AAS pop quiz were also announced: Congratulations to Ted Bestor (Harvard), Craig Lockard (University Wisconsin Green Bay), and Michael Szonyi (Harvard) who identified Rabindranath Tagore correctly as the poet and won books of their choice!

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Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania), Cambria Sinophone World Series Editor, with Ted Bestor (Harvard) who won the book, Ooku, The Secret World of the Shogun’s Women

Below are a few snapshots from the busy Cambria booth, including Cambria authors Nicholas Kaldis (SUNY Binghamton), Christopher Lupke (Washington State University), Johan Elverskog (Southern Methodist University), and Minghui Hu (UC Santa Cruz).

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Nicholas Kaldis (SUNY Binghamton), author of The Chinese Prose Poem: A Study of Lu Xun’s Wild Grass (Yecao)
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Christopher Lupke (Washington State University) will have his new book The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien at the AAS 2016 in Seattle.
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Johan Elverskog (Southern Methodist University) and Minghui Hu (University of Santa Cruz) will have their new book Cosmopolitanism in China at the AAS 2016 in Seattle.
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