Rosina Neginsky

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Associate Professor, Liberal Studies/Liberal and Integrative Studies, Women’s Studies, English
Ph.D. English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Phone: (217) 206-7431
Office: UHB 3027

Teaching Interests: European literature (English Pre-Raphaelites; French and Russian Symbolists), 1850-1920, contemporary French literature.

Courses: Ancient Greek and Biblical Motifs in European Literature, 1880-Present, Dostoevsky, European Cinema, International Women Writers, Literary Heroines, Symbolist Movement in Europe; Expatriate Paris.


  • “Methods in Teaching Literature online”, Modern Languages Association
  • “Ekphrasis in the Age of Cervantes: Ekphrasis in Flaubert’s Short Stories”, International Literary Symposiums in Paris
  • “Recapturing Works of Art in Mallarme’s Herodiade”, Princetom University
  • “Artistic References in Flaubert’s Short Story, ‘Herodias’”, Illinois Philological Association


  • Salome: The Image of a Woman Who Never Was
  • Poetry – Under the Light of the Moon and Dancing Over the Precipice
  • Zinaida Vengerova In Search of Beauty: A Literary Ambassador between East and West (University of Heidelberg series, Peter Lang) Now in its second printing.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography
  • Rutledge Who’s Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry
  • Reference Guide of Short Fiction


Dr. Neginsky is also the recipient of a number of awards from NEH and IREX.

Dr. Neginsky was awarded the honor of University Scholar in 2008.