We welcome individual proposals or pre-organized panels from different disciplines pertaining – but by no means limited – to the following thematic areas:
- Sex and sexuality
- Death and the afterlife
- Sickness and disability
- Scatology/bodily fluids
- Altered states/drug culture
- Body modifications
Keynote speakers include:
Christie Davies – University of Reading
Don Kulick – University of Chicago
Brett Mills – University of East Anglia
Jessica Milner Davis – University of Sydney
The working language for the conference is English. Each paper presentation should be scheduled for 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes for questions.
Abstracts should be submitted through the conference website http://taco2012.sitlec.unibo.it by 4th March 2012. If you are interested in submitting a panel, please contact us by the same deadline at
Notification of acceptance for both abstracts and panels will be given by 22nd March 2012.