Rosina Neginsky

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General Information

Name: Rosina Neginsky

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Born: in St. Petersburg, Russia

Website: http://www.uis.edu/liberalstudies/faculty/neginsky/

Email: rnegi1@uis.edu



Illinois Connection

Neginsky lives in Springfield, Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and currently teaches at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rosinga Neginsky was educated in Paris, France. She is Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield, where she teaches Comparative Literature and Art History. Her area of expertise is English, French and Russian art and literature between 1850 and 1920. A Literary Ambassador between East and West, of numerous articles on Russian and European artists, poets and writers and of several books of poetry.

She is the president and founder of the international interdisciplinary organization Art, Literature, Music in Symbolism and Decadence (ALMSD), and the editor of the volume Symbolism, Its Origins and Its Consequences. She has received several awards from the National Endowment for Humanities and IREX, and is a 2008 recipient of the University Scholar Award, the most prestigious award which the University of Illinois gives to members of the faculty.

Published Works

  • Under the Light of the Moon, Slovo-word Publishing House, 2002
  • Zinaida Vengerova: In Search of Beauty - A Literary Ambassador between East and West, Peter Lang Publishing, 2006
  • Dancing Over the Precipice
  • Juggler, University Press of the South, 2008
  • Sergei Chepik: Between East and West, University Press of the South, 2009
  • Symbolism, Its Origins and Its Consequences, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010
  • Salome: The Image of a Woman Who Never Was, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
  • Dans le jardin du Luxembourg: In the Garden of Luxembourg, Editions L'Harmattan, 2015

Titles at Your Library


Literary Awards

Neginsky was honored at the 2005 Illinois Authors Book Fair sponsored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springfield, Illinois.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Rosina Neginsky on WorldCat

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