The 2018 Pearl S. Buck Living Gateway Conference invites scholarly papers and
presentations on any aspect of Pearl S. Buck’s life, literature, career, and
legacy. This includes Buck’s influence on literary, cultural, and political
affairs. We are particularly interested in papers and presentations that
emphasize Buck’s work on women’s rights and social justice, both in the U.S.
and globally, as well as papers that reflect or address the global nature of
Buck’s impact and influence.
Deadline for submissions is June 1, 2018, with expedited review upon request
for international submissions.
Proposal Submission information and form:
For questions or more information, please contact Brett Miller at
The Pearl S. Buck Living Gateway Conference is co-sponsored by West Virginia Wesleyan College, West Virginia University, the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, and Davis and Elkins College.