2018 Kyoto Symposium

2018 International Yeats Society Symposium, Kyoto

The 54th Annual Conference of the Yeats Society of Japan


Dates: December 15-16, 2018

Venues: Clock Tower Centennial Hall of Kyoto University: 36 Yoshidahonmachi, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture (Kyoto University Clock Tower)

Kashokaku Noh Theatre: 160-1, Saihojicho, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture (Kashokaku, 嘉祥閣)


Call for Papers:

Any topic on Yeats is welcome, but the following theme is particularly encouraged:

     “Yeats and Laughter”

Topics may include:

  • thematic concerns on laughter in Yeats’ poems/plays
  • cultural considerations on Yeatsean humor and Modernism
  • laughter in post-Yeats poets/writers
  • Yeats and Kyogen
  • laughter in Irish folklore and mythology

Please submit abstracts of 250 words to the Yeats Society of Japan by 31 July: info@the-yeats-society-of-japan.jp


See the Yeats Society of Japan's website for more information.