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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Yingjian Guo

One of China’s leading scholars on Pearl S. Buck, Dr. Guo is the distinguished professor of English and American Literature in the School of Foreign Languages at Renmin University in Beijing. In addition to his long service as moderator of the Zhenjiang Pearl S. Buck International Symposium, Dr. Guo has penned numerous articles and books on Pearl S. Buck, studying her literary significance and her impact in China and abroad.

Dr. Guo holds a Ph.D. in American Literature from Nanjing University and was a post-doctorate fellow in the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania. He was also a senior research fellow at Harvard University, and has served as a university administrator in addition to his teaching responsibilities.