Adam Rovner is Associate Professor of English and Jewish Literature at the University of Denver. He holds an M.A. from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Ph.D. from Indiana University-Bloomington. His articles, essays, translations and interviews have appeared in numerous scholarly journals and general interest publications. His short documentary on Jewish territorialism, “No Land Without Heaven,” has been screened at exhibitions in Manhattan, Paris, and Tel Aviv. Rovner’s book, “In the Shadow of Zion: Promised Lands before Israel,” has been featured on Colorado Public Radio and was called a “path-breaking study” of modern Jewish history by historian Tom Segev. Adam is currently co-editing a special issue of “World Literature Today” featuring contemporary Hebrew literature.