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Lisa B. Thompson

Lisa B. Thompson is Associate Professor of African & African Diaspora Studies at University of Texas at Austin. She is also the author of several plays including Single Black Female (Samuel French, Inc., 2012), and Underground, winner of the 2017 Austin’s Critics Table David Mark Cohen New Play Award. Her book Beyond the Black Lady: Sexuality and the New African American Middle Class (University of Illinois Press, 2009) received Honorable Mention in competition for the Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize from the National Women's Studies Association.

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A Performance of Underground by Lisa B. Thompson at THE VORTEX in Austin, Texas—Friday 31 March 2017

A Performance of Ballot Eats the Bullet at THE VORTEX in Austin, Texas—Friday 4 November 2016
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A Performance of Ballot Eats the Bullet at THE VORTEX in Austin, Texas—Friday 4 November 2016

the 30th Annual Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas Conference in New York City—Thursday 25 June to Saturday 27 June 2015
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the 30th Annual Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas Conference in New York City—Thursday 25 June to Saturday 27 June 2015

Austin One-Minute Play Festival #1MPF at Salvage Vanguard Theatre in Austin—Saturday 30 August 2014
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Austin One-Minute Play Festival #1MPF at Salvage Vanguard Theatre in Austin—Saturday 30 August 2014