In Memory of Dr. Timothy Adams (1943-2014)
As everyone in the field of life writing studies must be, we at a/b are feeling deeply the loss of Tim Adams. He was there at our beginning, one of our strongest supporters throughout, kind and generous, always there with help and advice and his wickedly amusing sense of humor. He nurtured us as scholars and editors of the journal he had done so much to launch and sustain. We cannot imagine what his family must be enduring, and we wish them peace.
The Adams family has very generously requested that donations in Tim’s honor be made to a/b: Auto/Biography Studies. We are touched by their remembrance. All donations in his name will be placed in a special fund to support emerging auto/biography scholars, the details of which will be forthcoming. Contributions may be sent to a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, University of North Carolina, Department English, CB #3520, Chapel Hill, NC 27535-3520.
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies is a journal of scholarship dedicated to expanding the discourse on life narrative in all its diverse forms. The journal publishes academic essays that build from a theoretical framework of autobiography studies as they explore life narratives and the relationship between life narrative and other disciplines.
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies is the journal of The Autobiography Society, published by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with support from the University of West Georgia, the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
a/b enjoys an “A” rating on both the European and Australian journal ranking systems. The journal was recently called “inclusive, adaptable, and fresh” in a review published in The London Times Literary Supplement. Click here to read the full review.
a/b is available by subscription and through the Project Muse academic database. The journal is a member of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals and is indexed by the MLA International Bibliography.
a/b is also the proud sponsor of the annual gathering of the MLA Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing. Please click here for more information on this event.