Scholarship

Publications

Biggs, Lisa. "The Untold Stories of Women in the 1967 Detroit Rebellion and Its Aftermath" on TheConversation.com (August 10, 2017)

Biggs, Lisa. “Art Saves Lives: Rebecca Rice and the Performance of Black Feminist Improv for Social Change.” Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches. Eds. Sharrell D. Luckett and Tia M. Shaffer. New York: Routledge Publishing, Inc., 2016.

Biggs, Lisa. “Serious Fun at Sun City: Theatre for Incarcerated in the ‘New’ South Africa.” Theatre Survey 57.1  (Jan 2016): 4-36. 

Biggs, Lisa. “In the Space Between Living and Dying: Rhodessa Jones’s Big-Butt Girls, Hard-Headed Women.Solo/Black/Woman: Scripts, Interviews, and Essays. Eds. E. Patrick Johnson and Ramon Rivera-Servera. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2013.

Accepted and Forthcoming

Biggs, Lisa. “'They Pink Dress Ain’t Done Shit:' Performing Black Quare Activism at a Women's Gulf Coast Prison.” Applied Theatre: Women and the Criminal Justice System. Ed. Coaimhe McAvinchey. York: Metheun Press (Anticipated Spring 2018).

Biggs, Lisa. Imprisoned Women "Acting Right": Prison, Performance and Black Activism. Ohio State University Press (manuscript under contract)