Irwin Weil

     A Professor of Slavic Language and Literature at Northwestern University, has been teaching for more then 40 years. He earned his B.A. and M.A. at the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. at Harvard University.

      Professor Weil is published widely in the field of Russian literature and culture, with special attention to the classics of 19th -century Russian literature and the Soviet Period. His priccipal focus has been on the connections between Russian literature and music. One of the most popular teachers at Northwestern, his classes in Russian literature attract hundreds of students each year.