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Adam S. Meyer

Associate Professor of Jewish Studies

B.A. (Kenyon College 1983)
M.A. (University of New Mexico 1986)
Ph.D. (Vanderbilt 1991)

adam.s.meyer@vanderbilt.edu
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Adam Meyer has been an associate professor in the Department of Jewish Studies since 2008, following many years in the English Department at Fisk University. He is a specialist in twentieth-century American literature and culture, particularly the relations between Blacks and Jews, as seen in his full-length Black-Jewish Relations in African American and Jewish American Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography (Scarecrow) and numerous articles.  Recent publications include essays in Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, The Journal of Popular Culture, and the collections Unfinalized Moments:  Essays in the Development of Contemporary Jewish American Fiction (Purdue) and Black Harlem and the Jewish Lower East Side:  Narratives Out of Time (SUNY).  He is currently at work on a monograph exploring Blacks, Jews, and Passover Seders in American literature.

 

 


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