Meyer, Adam 1961-

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MEYER, Adam 1961-


PERSONAL: Born September 18, 1961, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Ralph F. and Selma Meyer; married August 7, 1983; wife's name, Nikki; children: Jillian Lynn, Maxwell Noah. Education: Kenyon College, B.A. (cum laude), 1983; University of New Mexico, M.A., 1986; Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., 1991. Religion: Jewish.


ADDRESSES: Home—2115 Geneiva Dr., Nashville, TN 37216. Offıce—Department of English, Fisk University, Nashville, TN 37208. E-mail—[email protected] fisk.edu.


CAREER: Educator. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, lecturer in English, 1991-92; Fisk University, Nashville, TN, assistant professor, 1992-98, associate professor of English, 1998—. First Nashville Conference on Black-Jewish Relations, organizer, 1998.


MEMBER: Modern Language Association of America, Society for the Study of the Multiethnic Literatures of the United States.


AWARDS, HONORS: Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities, 1992.


WRITINGS:


Raymond Carver, Twayne (New York, NY), 1995.

Black-Jewish Relations in African-American and Jewish-American Fiction, Scarecrow Press (Metuchen, NJ), 2002.

Contributor to books, including Raymond Carver: A Study of the Short Fiction, edited by Ewing Campbell, Twayne (New York, NY), 1991. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including ComparativeLiterature Studies, MELUS, Studies in Short Fiction, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and Modern Jewish Studies.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


periodicals


Studies in Short Fiction, winter, 1997, Arthur F. Bethea, review of Raymond Carver, p. 134.

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