Beatty lights up the room with spoken word performance


On March 28, poet Tiff Beatty presented as part of the Spring 2017 Humanities Symposia with her talk “Pyro Poetry: An Interactive Spoken Word Performance.”

A large number of students, faculty, and community members were in attendance. The video above is her complete talk with the question and answer discussion that followed. For a more detailed description of the talk, see below.

Tiff Beatty, also known as “The Pyro Poet Tiff Beatty” is currently the Senior Program Manager for the Chicago Humanities Festival. Additionally, she has extensive experience as a teaching artist with various Chicago-area educational and community organizations. In this presentation, she will bring her unique brand of spoken word artistry to Trine.


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