425 Gregory Hall
810 S Wright
Urbana, IL 61801
Mark Steinberg's research focuses on the city, revolutions, emotions, violence, space, moralities, and utopia. His books include Voices of Revolution, 1917 (Yale, 2001); Proletarian Imagination: Self, Modernity, and the Sacred in Russia, 1910-1925 (Cornell, 2002); Sacred Stories: Religion and Spirituality in Modern Russia, ed. with Heather Coleman (Indiana, 2006); A History of Russia, with Nicholas Riasanovsky (Oxford, 9th edition, 2018); Religion, Morality, and Community in Post-Soviet Societies, ed. with Catherine Wanner (Indiana, 2008); Kul’tury gorodov Rossiiskoi imperii na rubezhe XIX - XX vekov, ed. with Boris Kolonitskii (St. Petersburg, Evropeiskii dom, 2009); Petersburg Fin de Siècle (Yale, 2011); and The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 (Oxford, 2017). He was the editor of Slavic Review from 2006 to 2013. He is currently working on two new book projects: "Russian Utopians" and "The Crooked and the Straight in the Modern City: Improvised Moral Lives in New York, Odessa, and Bombay, 1919-1939."
Russia, cities, revolutions, emotions, and utopia
PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1987
Additional Campus Affiliations
Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures
Steinberg, M. D. (2017). The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921. (Oxford Histories). Oxford University Press.
Steinberg, M. D. (Accepted/In press). Ghostly fogs in a decaying empire: disoriented and melancholy experience in Russia’s metropole. Cultural Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/09502386.2020.1780284
Steinberg, M. D. (2019). Крылья революции. Gosudarstvo, Religiia, Tserkov' v Rossii i za Rubezhom/State, Religion and Church in Russia and Worldwide, 37(1-2), 567-593. https://doi.org/10.22394/2073-7203-2019-37-1/2-567-593
Riasanovsky , N. V., & Steinberg, M. D. (2018). A History of Russia. (9 ed.) Oxford University Press.
Steinberg, M. D. (2018). Vladimir Mayakovsky and the Utopian imagination in the Russian revolution. Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, Istoriya, 63(1), 83-91. https://doi.org/10.21638/11701/spbu02.2018.105
Steinberg, M. D. (2017). Alexandra kollontai and the utopian imagination in the Russian revolution. Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, Istoriya, 62(3), 436-448. https://doi.org/10.21638/11701/spbu02.2017.301