IYS 2017 Conference in New York City, October 20-22:
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.
1917: 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: firstname.lastname@example.org by July 30, 2017.