Rosina Neginsky, poet, writer, art and literary critic, teaches Art History and Comparative Literature at the University of Illinois.

She is the author of the books: Zinaida Vengerova: In Search of Beauty. A Literary Ambassador between East and West (2004, 2006)Salome: The Image of a Woman Who Never Was (2013, 2018) and an editor and co-editor of four books on the Symbolist Movement such as Symbolism, Its Origins and Its Consequences (2009), Light and Obscurity in Symbolism (2014), Mental Illnesses in Symbolism (2018), Angst and Anxiety in Fin de Siècle Art and Literature (2020).

She is also the author of several bilingual books of poetry: Under the Light of the Moon (Russian and English, 2006), Juggler (Russian and English, 2009), In the Garden of Luxembourg (French and English, 2015) and Longings (English, 2022).

She is the Founder and President of the international interdisciplinary organization Art, Literature, and Music in Symbolism and Decadence (ALMSD).

In the News

Meet Rosina Neginsky of University of Illinois, an interview published September 18, 2018 by Voyage Chicago.

A Student of Beauty: UIS professor Rosina Neginsky’s new book explores images of a woman who “never was” by Amy Spies. Published June 5, 2014 by Illinois Times.

Rosina Neginsky named University Scholar, the most prestigious University of Illinois academic award.


Founder and President of Art, Literature, and Music in Symbolism and Decadence (ALMSD).


Rosina Neginsky

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2023-02-17 @ 04:30 PM to
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