2018 Kyoto Symposium

2018 International Yeats Society Symposium, Kyoto

The 54th Annual Conference of the Yeats Society of Japan



If you have not yet received a reply about an abstract you submitted, please resubmit your abstract as the email address had an overactive spam filter. Submissions should be emailed to: info@the-yeats-society-of-japan.jp. Our apologies for the inconvenience caused. 


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

Registration is through the Yeats Society of Japan's website. Early registration will close on 30 September, after which late fees will be applied.

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