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 Willard Hall, 1865 Sherman (seminar room lower level). 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, beginning January 18 at 5pm in the Slavic Department foyer -- just outside Kresge 3305. Stop by and enjoy pizza and conversation with fellow students! All levels welcome!

Congratulations Professor Weil

Professor Emeritus Irwin Weil's book, From the Cincinnati Reds to the Moscow Reds: The Memoirs of Irwin Weil, earned a positive review in Russian via the Independent Newspaper, written by Vladimir Kataev. The book was published in English in May 2015.