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, 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. (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