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"Talking Shit: Bluster, Bluff, Braggadocio, and a Poetics of Illegibility," a lecture by Tonya Foster
In this lecture, Tonya Foster explores scat-singing as an exemplary process of talking shit, a form of place-making, a performance and deformation of the “authentic,” and more.



Tonya Foster is is the author of the bilingual chapbook La Grammaire des Os and the poetry collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. A coeditor of Third Mind: Creative Writing through Visual Art, Foster has had work published in Best American Experimental Writing (2016), boundary2, Litscapes: Collected US Writings (2015), MiPoesias, Western Humanities Review, the Hat, and elsewhere.

This is the tenth event in our year-long season dedicated to themes and questions posed by the work of Dodie Bellamy.

More information on the event is here.