The 22nd Annual
North American Conference

An Unsuitable Attachment

20-22 March 2020
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA


Celia Bland: An Unsuitable Equivalence: Commonalities of Style and Theme in the Late Novels of Barbara Pym and Raymond Chandler
Christine Jacobson: Invisible Labor Made Visible: Women Bibliographers in the Novels of Barbara Pym
Linda McDougall: The real World of Barbara Pym: Photos from the Pym Family Albums
Dr. Cynthia Boyd: Violet Posies, Moleskin Coats, and Quince Jelly: Material Culture in the Lives of the Female Characters in An Unsuitable Attachment
Fr. Nathan Mulcock: Good in Parts: Pym’s Rather Modern Curates

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The registration fee is $80. You do not need to be a member of the Barbara Pym Society to attend. Friends and family members who do not attend the conference are most welcome to join us for the evening dinners and the post-conference brunch on Sunday. We accept credit card payments online, or you may mail a check (US banks only).

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The deadline for registration and refunds is Saturday March 14.


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