Yoko Sato is Professor Emerita at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. She served as President of IASIL Japan from 2013 to 2015. Since 2019 she has been President of the Yeats Society of Japan. Her main research interest focuses upon the plays of W. B. Yeats with special reference to the Japanese Noh and kyogen. Her publications include:
“Fenollosa’s Manuscript of Kikazu Zato: The Japanese Source of Yeats’s The Cat and the Moon,” Journal of Irish Studies, vol. XXX, pp. 27-38, 2015.
“Yeats’s A Full Moon in March: A Unifying Image with Choric Voices,” Journal of Irish Studies, vol. XXXI, pp. 19-30, 2016.
“Yeats’s Reveries over Childhood and Youth: A Symbolic Autobiography,” Journal of Irish Studies, vol. XXXII, pp. 23-34, 2017.
“Yeats’s ‘Kiogen’: The Symbolic Structure of The Cat and the Moon,” Irish University Review, Volume. 47, No. 2, pp. 298-314, 2017.