Dr. Rosina Neginsky

Associate Professor of Art History
Email: rnegi1@uis.edu
Office: VPA 143
Phone: (217) 206-7429

Courses Taught:
ART 101 Art Appreciation
ART 261 History of Art I
ART 262 History of Art II
ART 366 European Cinema
ART 431 ECCE: Symbolist Movement in Europe: 1850-1920
ART 432 ECCE: Expatriate Paris


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Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
M.S. in Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., B.A. in Literature and Art History, University of Paris-Sorbonne

Rosina’s area of specialization is Symbolist Movement in Europe. She is the author of several books, of which the most recent is Salome: The Image of a Woman Who Never Was (2013), of numerous articles on Russian and European artists, poets and writers and of books of poetry, of which the most recent is In the Garden of Luxembroug (2015). She is the president and founder of the international interdisciplinary organization Art, Literature, Music in Symbolism and Decadence (ALMSD), and the editor of various books on Symbolism, of which the most recent is Mental Illnesses in Symbolism (2017). Neginsky is a 2008 recipient of the University Scholar Award, the most prestigious award, which the University of Illinois gives to members of the faculty for their excellence in teaching and research.