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Pearl S. Buck International Symposium

Perkasie, PA United States
Organization: Pearl S. Buck International
Categories: Graduate Conference, Literary Theory, Women's Studies
Event Date: 2024-09-26 to 2024-09-28 Abstract Due: 2024-04-30

Pearl S. Buck International will be hosting an international
symposium on the grounds of the Pearl S. Buck Estate in Bucks
County, PA September 26-28, 2024, co-hosted with Delaware
Valley University and West Virginia University. 2024 is the 60th
anniversary of Pearl S. Buck International’s founding by Nobel
and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, humanitarian, and activist
Pearl S. Buck.
As part of our anniversary celebration, Pearl S. Buck
International and our symposium partners invite scholars and
researchers to submit abstracts in keeping with the theme, Pearl
S. Buck: Bridging Her Legacy into the Next 60 Years.
Submissions are invited to consider topics such as the
intersectionality of Pearl Buck’s humanitarian, literary, and
advocacy legacy; Pearl Buck’s global impact on children, families,
communities, and societies through her humanitarian
foundations, Welcome House and the Pearl S. Buck Foundation
(now Pearl S. Buck International); and the continued impact of
Pearl Buck’s words and work into the 21st century.Abstracts will be accepted through April 30, 2024 at 11:59PM EST.
Abstracts must be no more than 500 words and submitted in a pdf file
format with the following file name: lastname_abstract.pdf
Abstracts should be emailed to psbisymposium@pearlsbuck.org under
the subject line Abstract Submission.
Notification of acceptance will be made by June 7, 2024.
All questions about submissions and the symposium may be directed
to psbisymposium@pearlsbuck.org

https://www.pearlsbuck.org/symposium

psbisymposium@pearlsbuck.org

Samantha Freise