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To celebrate the life and legacy of Pearl S. Buck, West Virginia native and winner of the Pulitzer and Nobel Prizes, the “Living Gateway” Conference on Pearl S. Buck will be held at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, on September 11-13, 2016.  Interested parties are encouraged to submit proposals to present at this conference.  The following presentation themes and topics are illustrative; proposals addressing other themes are welcome.

Guidelines for Proposal Submissions

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This conference is being organized by West Virginia University in partnership with the West Virginia Humanities Council, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and  the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation.