Pearl S. Buck was a remarkable cultural envoy who played a pioneering role in demystifying China in the American mind in the early 20th century...The article appears as a sidebar to a longer article, "Quality key to real learning," which described a "Meeting With Nobel Prize Laureates," another event the university organized on May 19th to celebrate it's anniversary. Four Nobel Laureates, Daniel Shechtman, Aaron Ciechanover, Robert Huber and Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio were invited to meet with middle school and university students. Of course, Pearl Buck won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938.
|Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio, winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in literature, speaks to students at Nanjing University, Jiangsu province, on Saturday. Xu Qi / for China Daily|