Rosina Neginsky

Rosina NeginskyAssociate Professor, Liberal Studies/Individual Option, Women’s Studies, English
Ph.D. English, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Email: neginsky.rosina@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7431
Office: UHB 3038

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, Major Women Writers, Symbolist Movement in Europe.

Accomplishments: Dr. Neginsky has presented papers on “Methods in Teaching Literature online” and “Ekphrasis in the Age of Cervantes: Ekphrasis in Flaubert’s Short Stories”. She also has had multiple works published in Dictionary of Literary Biography, in The Rutledge Who’s Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry, and in Reference Guide of Short Fiction. Her poetry books include Under the Light of the Moon and Dancing Over the Precipice. Her cultural history/literary biography, Zinaida Vengerova In Search of Beauty: A Literary Ambassador between East and West, has begun its second printing (University of Heidelberg series, Peter Lang). She is also the recipient of a number of awards from NEH and IREX.

Presentations:

  • “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

Publications:

  • 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)
  • 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.