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); The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 (Oxford, 2017); and Utopian Russia (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2021). He was the editor of Slavic Review from 2006 to 2013. He is currently working a new book project, "Crooked and Straight in the City: Street, Night, and Morality in New York, Bombay, and Odessa in the 1920s and 1930s."
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, Mark D. The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Steinberg, Mark D, and Nicholas V. Riasanovsky. History of Russia, 9th edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Interpreting Emotions in Russia and Eastern Europe. Edited by Mark Steinberg, Edited by Valeria Sobol, Northern Illinois University Press: DeKalb, 2011.
Steinberg, Mark D. Petersburg Fin de Siecle. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011.
Kul’tury gorodov Rossiiskoi imperii. Edited by Mark Steinberg, Edited by Boris Kolonitskii, St. Petersburg: Evropeiskii dom, 2009.
Religion, Morality, and Community in Post-Soviet Societies. Edited by Mark Steinberg, Edited by Catherine Wanner, Bloomington: Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Indiana U Press, 2008.
Sacred Stories: Religion and Spirituality in Modern Russia. Edited by Mark Steinberg, Edited by Heather Coleman, Bloomington: Indiana U Press, 2007.
Steinberg, Mark D. A History of Russia from Peter the Great to Gorbachev. A 36-lecture video/audio course. Teaching Company, 2003.
Steinberg, Mark D. Voices of Revolution, 1917. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.
Steinberg, Mark D. Proletarian Imagination: Self, Modernity, and the Sacred in Russia, 1910-1925. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002.
Steinberg, Mark D, and Vladimir Khrustalev. The Fall of the Romanovs: Political Dreams and Personal Struggles in a Time of Revolution. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995.
Cultures in Flux: Lower-Class Values, Practices, and Resistance in Late Imperial Russia. Edited by Mark Steinberg, Edited by Stephen Frank, Princeton: Princeton U Press, 1994.
Steinberg, Mark D. Moral Communities: The Culture of Class Relations in the Russian Printing Industry. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.
"Emotions History in Eastern Europe." Doing Emotions History, 2013.
"Blood in the Air: Everyday Violence in the Experience of the Petersburg Poor, 1905-1917." Spaces of the Poor: Perspectives of Cultural Sciences on Urban Slum Areas and Their Inhabitants, 2013.
Steinberg, Mark D. "“Feeling Modern on the Russian Street: From Desire to Despair"." The Routledge History Handbook of Gender and the Urban Experience, Routledge 2017.
Steinberg, M. D. (2020). Ghostly fogs in a decaying empire: disoriented and melancholy experience in Russia’s metropole. Cultural Studies, 34(5), 747-762. 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