Joseph Brodsky, who came to U-M’s Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in 1972 as a poet-in-residence, was featured in LSA Magazine’s Spring 2017 issue. The article, Speak for Yourself, was written by Brian Short and covers work done by U-M Professor Carl Proffer and his wife Ellendea Proffer to publish works by Soviet authors and support Russian émigré writers. Read the full article here. For more information on the Slavic department’s history, go here, and for more information on Brodsky’s time at U-M, go here.