Mark A. Russell, PhD

Associate Professor, Liberal Arts College


Office: S-RR 304 
RR Annex,
2040 Mackay
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2594
Email: mark.russell@concordia.ca

Mark A. Russell obtained his Ph.D. from Cambridge University. He joined the Liberal Arts College in 2002. His scholarship has focused on the history of Imperial Germany, especially its visual culture and merchant shipping, and has appeared in The Historical Journal; Central European History; German History; The International Journal of Maritime History; the Journal of Art Historiography; and the Canadian Journal of History. He has also published two books: Between Tradition and Modernity: Aby Warburg and the Public Purposes of Art in Hamburg, 1896-1918 (New York and Oxford, 2007); and Steamship Nationalism. Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and the Atlantic World (London and New York, 2020). He is currently pursuing an interest in the pictorial representation of Southern Italy, especially the city of Matera, in the context of Italian political, social, and cultural history prior to the First World War. 






Education

BA (History and Art History), University of Toronto 

MA (History), University of Toronto 

PhD (History), Cambridge University



Teaching activities

LBCL 295: History of Art

LBCL 391: Political and Philosophical Foundations II

LBCL 490: The Twentieth Century: Forms, Themes, Critiques

LBCL 495: Theory and Method in the History of Art

LBCL 496: Honours Seminar, Thesis 


Publications

Between Tradition and Modernity. Aby Warburg and the Public Purposes of Art in Hamburg, 1896-1918 (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2007). 

Steamship Nationalism. Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and the Atlantic World (New York and London: Routledge, 2020). 





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