J. Lawton Winslade teaches in the English department of DePaul University, where he offers a seminar on occultism and popular culture. His article “Techno-Kabbalah: The Performative Language of Magick and the Production of Occult Knowledge” was published in The Drama Review. He is currently completing his dissertation, entitled “When the Veils Are Thin: An Occult Politics” for a PhD in Performance Studies at Northwestern University.
Winslade, J. Lawton. "It's inside you now, this magic": Magickal Embodiment and Occult Ethics in the Buffyverse (paper presented at the Slayage Conference on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Nashville, TN, May 2004).
"Teen Witches, Wiccans, and 'Wanna-Blessed-Be’s': Pop-Culture Magic in Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Slayage: The Online International Journal of Buffy Studies 1 (2001) [http://slayageonline.com/essays/slayage1/winslade.htm].