North American Conference Call for Papers

North American Conference, 20-22 March 2020
An Unsuitable Attachment

The organizing committee is seeking speakers for the 22nd annual North American conference, to be held at Harvard Law School on 20-20 March 2020. Proposals that are in some way relevant to the featured novel, An Unsuitable Attachment, 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, a waiver of the conference registration fee, and compli­mentary conference meals.

Please send an abstract of 150-250 words, accompanied by brief biographical details, by Monday 11 November 2019 to Tom Sopko, North American Organizer, at with the subject heading “2020 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.”