Friday 22 March

6:30 p.m.    Drinks Reception including a Sherry Tasting with brief remarks by award-winning booze expert Jane Peyton, Parish Hall, Church of the Advent, Beacon Hill, Boston
7:00    Buffet Dinner
(advance reservations required) MENU
8:00    Reading of the winning entries in the Ellen J. Miller Short Story Competition

Saturday 23 March

9:00 a.m.    Registration and continental breakfast, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School
10:00    Welcome: Tom Sopko, North American Organizer, and Deb Fisher, Barbara Pym Society Chair
10:10    Yvonne Cocking: Crampton Hodnet: "Too dated to be publishable"
11:10    Dr. Kathy Ackley: 
“As Good As Anything I Ever Did”: Bits of Brilliance in Crampton Hodnet

12:30 p.m. Lunch in Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

1:30    Video: Tea with Miss Pym (1977)
2:00    Jane Peyton: Crampton Hodnet Through A Glass of Sherry: Barbara Pym's Brilliant Device to Portray Her Characters' Personality
3:00    The Rev'd Richard McKeon: Houses of Mirth: The Role of Architecture, Buildings, and Their Settings in Crampton Hodnet
4:00    Coffee and biscuits

4:30–6:00   Free time

6:00–7:30    Dinner at Nubar restaurant, Sheraton Commander Hotel (FULL, taking names for waiting list) MENU

Sunday 24 March

9:15 a.m.    Coffee and pastry
10:00    Dr. Heather McNaugher: A Plain-looking Woman No Longer Young: Acceptance as Irony in Barbara Pym's Crampton Hodnet
11:00    Dramatized Reading: A Don’s Dubious Dalliance & The Curate’s Curious Companion
Noon    Conference adjourns

12:30 p.m.    Brunch at Nubar restaurant, Sheraton Commander Hotel (advance reserva­tions required) MENU

After the conference on Sunday, The Harvard Art Museums, near the Law School at 32 Quincy Street, are open until 5:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.    Dinner at John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House, 33 Dunster Street in Harvard Square. We’ll order from their standard menu. (Advance reservations required so we can reserve enough seats.)