News & Events

Cents and Sensibility Wins Praise

Congratulations to Professor Saul Morson, whose new book, co-authored by NU President and Economist Morton Schapiro, has received rave reviews, including this one from The Washington Post. Cents and Sensibility explains how mathematics is not enough; economists should read great literature and learn from the humanities.

SAVE THE DATE - Presentation by Ambassadors

On Monday May 14, 2018, Ian Kelly, U.S. Ambassador to Georgia and David Bakradze, Ambassador to the U.S. from Georgia, will discuss Russian interference in other countries. Open to students, faculty and staff. Join us in Harris Hall at 4pm for this event!

"Dead Souls Club" meets on Thursday evenings

Fans of Russian Literature: The "Dead Souls Society" resumes meetings Winter quarter on Thursdays at 6pm in the foyer just outside Kresge Hall 3305 (Slavic Department). The club is open to all students interested in meeting with Professor Saul Morson to discuss short works of Russian Literature. For more information, contact: deadsoulsnu@gmail.com

Russian Language Table starts January 18

Grad student Christopher Pike leads the Russian Language Table on alternate Thursdays at 5pm in the Slavic Department foyer -- just outside Kresge 3305. Stop by and enjoy free food and conversation! All levels welcome! Next dates are: March 1, 15 and 29.

Thank you, Irwin Weil!

We thank Professor Emeritus Irwin Weil for his recent generous gift to the Irwin Weil Fund for Russian and Slavic Studies, which he established in 2000. The new name of the Fund will be The Irwin and Vivian M. Weil Fund, which supports a wide range of activities designed to enhance undergraduate and graduate education in Slavic at Northwestern. We are pleased to announce a new grant, the Irwin and Vivian M. Weil Travel and Language Study Grant for undergraduate and graduate studies.