International Yeats Society Conference: Second Call for Papers

Second Call for Papers and Panel Proposals for the 2017 International Yeats Society Conference

October 20-22, 2017

New York City

Hosted and sponsored by:

The New School University * Fordham University * New York University/Glucksman Ireland House * Williams College

The conference includes keynote addresses by Maureen Murphy (Professor Emerita, Hofstra University), and Christopher Cahill (Director, American Irish Historical Society and Director, McCabe Fellowship Exchange Program, John Jay College of Criminal Justice), as well as a reading by the Irish poet Joan McBreen.

The following themes and topics are particularly encouraged:


The Wild Swans at Coole; At The Hawk’s Well; The Cat and the Moon; Yeats’s marriage to Georgie Hyde-Lees/the automatic writing; the acquisition of Thoor Ballylee; Yeats in the wake of the Rising

Yeats in America:

The U.S.A. lecture tours; Yeats’s American publications; Yeats and the Yeats family in New York

Please send paper abstracts (250 words) and panel proposals to James Pethica at: by July 30, 2017.