Lisa L Moore
Professor, Center for Women's and Gender Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Phone: +1 512 471 4991, +1 512 471 1837
Lisa Moore joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1991, when she was hired to teach Feminist Theory in the Department of English. Moore's research and teaching interests include eighteenth-century British, Irish and American literatures, women's and especially lesbian art and literature, LGBTQ studies, and literary form, especially poetry and the novel.
She is the author of "Sister Arts: Lesbian Genres and the Erotic Landscape" (Minnesota, 2011) and "Dangerous Intimacies: Toward a Sapphic History of the British Novel" (Duke, 1997). She is the editor, with Omi Osun Jones and Sharon Bridgforth, of "Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic: Art, Activism, Academia, and the Austin Project" (UT Press, 2010); with Joanna Brooks and Caroline Wigginton, of "Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolution" (Oxford, 2011); and the sole editor of "The Collected Poems of Anna Seward" (Routledge, 2015).
In addition to her books, Moore has also published poetry and journalism. Her poem "Anthropomorphic Harp" won the Art/Lines Juried Poetry Prize from The Museum of Fine Arts-Houston, and "Cowgirl Filibuster" was chosen as the Split This Rock Poem of the Week. She a regular contributor to the Poetry section of the Los Angeles Review of Books and has published in the Women's Review of Books, Ms. Magazine, Pacific Standard, and other venues.