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Ana Siljak

Ana Siljak

Ana Siljak

Ana Siljak is associate professor of history at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.  Her work and teaching focuses on nineteenth century Russia and intellectual history. Her book on nineteenth-century Russian terrorism, Angel of Vengeance:  the “Girl Assassin,” the Governor of St. Petersburg, and Russia’s Revolutionary World (St. Martin’s Press, 2008) was shortlisted for the 2009 Charles Taylor prize in Canada.  She is currently working on an intellectual history of the Russian Silver Age, entitled The Art of Life: Religion and Aesthetics in the Russian Silver Age, 1890-1917