Between Jesus and the Market: The Emotions That Matter in Right-Wing America (Duke University Press, 1997); The Subject's Tragedy: Political Poetics, Feminist Theory, and Drama (The University of Michigan Press, 1992); Editor, with Julia Lesage: Media, Culture, and the Religious Right (University of Minnesota Press, 1998). "God Goes Corporate," New Labor Forum, January 2005; "Performing Virtual Whiteness: George Gilder's Techno-Theocracy," Cultural Studies, Fall 2003; "Performing Capital in Caryl Churchill's Serious Money," Theatre Journal, October 1999; "The Sanitized Spectacle: What's Birth Got to Do With It?" Adrienne Kennedy's A Movie Star Has to Star in Black and White," Theatre Journal , March 1992; "Performing Iimperialist Fundamentalism(s)," forthcoming in Spectacles of Religiousity, ed. Ayshia Galvez, New York University Press; "Chained to the Bed: Violence and Abortion in Keely and Du," in Staging Resistance: Essays in Political Theatre, eds. Jenny Specer and Jeanne Collevan (University of Michigan Press).
My research deals with the intersections between logics of representation and cultural politics. The link between the two is performance, defined broadly to include both live theatre and everyday life