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Lisa B. Thompson
Lisa B. Thompson

Lisa B. Thompson

Lisa B. Thompson is an award-winning artist, scholar, and professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She’s the author of Single Black Female, Underground, Monroe, The Mamalogues, and Dinner. Thompson’s books include Beyond The Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class, Single Black Female, and Underground, Monroe, and The Mamalogues: Three Plays. Her work has received support from a number of institutions including W.E.B. DuBois Research Institute; the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Liberal Arts; the University of California’s Office of the President; the Michele R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research; UCLA’s Center for African American Studies; the Five Colleges Consortium; Stanford University’s Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity; Hedgebrook; and the Millay Colony for the Arts.

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