• Publications
  • Influence
Distance learning classroom using Virtual Harlem
This paper describes a semester-long user study using Virtual Harlem in an English literature course and discusses our experiences of integrating virtual reality technology in the classroom. Expand
Punctuation: Art, Politics, and Play
In Punctuation: Art, Politics, and Play , Jennifer DeVere Brody places punctuation at center stage. She illuminates the performative aspects of dots, ellipses, hyphens, quotation marks, semicolons,Expand
The Returns of "Cleopatra Jones"
  • J. Brody
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 October 1999
he 1990s: a revival of products and pop-cultural icons from the 1970s is in full swing in the United States; platform shoes adorn fly feet; rapper Ice Cube sports an Afro; former President JimmyExpand
Clare Kendry's "True" Colors: Race and Class Conflict in Nella Larsen's Passing
Interpretations of Nella Larsen's Passing (1929) often have failed to explain the complex symbolism of the narrative. Indeed, dismissive or tendentious criticisms of the text have caused it to beExpand
Enacting Others: Politics of Identity in Eleanor Antin, Nikki S. Lee, Adrian Piper, and Anna Deavere Smith by Cherise Smith (review)
Art historian and performance scholar Cherise Smith has written a smart, engaging study of the politics of what she calls “performances that trespass the limits of identity” (3). The book presentsExpand
Queering racial reproduction: “Unnatural Acts” in Angelina Weld Grimke´s “The Closing Door”
This essay reads Angelina Weld Grimke´'s story, “The Closing Door,” (1919) as a literary performance that queers racial reproduction in several ways. The reading focuses on the text's complicatedExpand
The Global Epidemic of Childhood Obesity: Poverty, Urbanization, and the Nutrition Transition
Childhood obesity is increasing worldwide at rates of epidemic proportion (1, 2). Previously a public health concern of only the modern, industrialized world, this problem now increasingly affectsExpand
Positioning the Pacing Esophageal Stethoscope for Transesophageal Atrial Pacing Without P-Wave Recording: Implications for Transesophageal Ventricular Pacing
This study determined guidelines for positioning a new pacing esophageal stethoscope (PES) used for transesophageal atrial pacing (TEAP) without having to record esophageal P waves.In 44 patientsExpand
Impossible Purities: Blackness, Femininity, and Victorian Culture
Using black feminist theory and African American studies to read Victorian culture, Impossible Purities looks at the construction of "Englishness" as white, masculine, and pure and "Americanness" asExpand