Program

Friday 20 March

6:30 p.m.    Drinks Reception in the 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 21 March

9:00 a.m.    Registration and continental breakfast, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School
10:00    Welcome: Tom Sopko, North American Organizer
10:10     Celia Bland: An Unsuitable Equivalence: Commonalities of Style and Theme in the Late Novels of Barbara Pym and Raymond Chandler
11:10      Christine Jacobson: Invisible Labor Made Visible: Women Bibliographers in the Novels of Barbara Pym

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

1:30    Video: Tea with Miss Pym (1977)
2:00   Linda McDougall: The Real World of Barbara Pym: Photos from the Pym Family Albums
3:00   Dr. Cynthia Boyd: Violet Posies, Moleskin Coats, and Quince Jelly: Material Culture in the Lives of the Female Characters in An Unsuitable Attachment

4:00    Coffee and biscuits

4:30–6:00   Free time

6:00–7:30    Dinner at Nubar restaurant, Sheraton Commander Hotel (advance reservations required)

Sunday 22 March

9:15 a.m.    Coffee and pastry
10:00   Fr. Nathan Mulcock: Good in Parts: Pym’s Rather Modern Curates
11:00    Dramatized Reading
Noon    Conference adjourns

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

After the conference on Sunday, the nearby Harvard Art Museums at 32 Quincy Street and the Harvard Museum of Natural History at 26 Oxford Street (home of the famous glass flowers) are open until 5:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.    Dinner at a restaurant (To Be Determined) in Harvard Square; we’ll order a la carte from their standard menu. Advance reservations required so we can reserve enough seats.