Yeats Kyoto Symposium 2018

deadline for submissions: 
July 31, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
International Yeats Society / Yeats Society of Japan
contact email: 

Yeats Kyoto Symposium 2018

2018 International Yeats Society Symposium, Kyoto

The 54th Annual Conference of the Yeats Society of Japan


Dates: December 15ー16, 2018 

Venues: Clock Tower Centennial Hall of Kyoto University and Kashokaku Noh Theatre 

Themes:  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 (250 words) to the Yeats Society of Japan by 31 July:

See the Yeats Society of Japan website for more details: