The Puterbaugh Festival is sponsored by The University of Oklahoma and World Literature Today with funding from the Puterbaugh Foundation of McAlester, Oklahoma. Partners for the 2016 festival include the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States; OU’s College of International Studies and European Union Center; OU’s College of Arts & Sciences; the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Linguistics and Kappa Gamma Epsilon; the Department of English; the Department of History; and the OU Student Government Association.