North American Conference Call for Papers

North American Conference, March 2024
 Jane and Prudence

The organizing committee is seeking speakers for the 25th annual North American conference, which will be an in-person event in Cambridge, MA, in mid-March 2024. (The exact dates and venue will be announced in the autumn of 2023.) Proposals that are in some way relevant to the featured novel, Jane and Prudence, or that deal with themes that span multiple Pym novels are encouraged, but proposals on any topic relevant to Pym studies will be considered.

Speakers receive an honorarium of $500, waiver of the conference registration fee, and compli­mentary conference meals.

Please send an abstract of 150-250 words, accompanied by brief biographical details, by Friday 17 November 2023 to Tom Sopko, North American Organizer, at with the subject heading “2024 Conference Proposal.”

For more information about the Barbara Pym Society, go to To read papers from past conferences, click the link “Pym Resources > Conference Monographs.”