Conference on Taboo Humo(u)r, Barcelona, Spain, September 20-21, 2016

5623867633_93a49307a1_mFrom the 20th to the 21st of September, 2016, the University of Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain will be holding a conference on Taboo Humo(u)r. The purpose of the conference is to investigate the intricacies of taboo in language and the intersection between culture, society, media, and humor.

Individual proposals or pre-organized panels addressing one or more of the following themes are especially welcome:

  • sex and sexuality
  • death and dying
  • sickness
  • disability and deformity
  • scatology
  • politics
  • religion and blasphemy
  • money
  • violence

The deadline for proposal submission is the 15th of January, 2016.