Joseph Brodsky began teaching at Mount Holyoke in 1974. For the last fifteen years of his life until his death in 1996, he was Andrew W. Mellow Professor of Literature at the College. He died at the age of fifty-five. He was a recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1987 and was appointed United States poet laureate in 1991.
- Joseph Brodsky: A Virgilian Hero, Doomed Never to Return Home by Bengt Jangfeldt
Campus Tributes to Joseph Brodsky
MHC Celebrates Joseph Brodsky
October 17, 2010
Joseph Brodsky Photo Exhibit Moments in a Life
2 to 5 pm
Rawson House (28 Woodbridge Street, South Hadley)
Open to the public
October 8, 2010
MHC celebrated the 70th anniversary of Joseph Brodsky's birth by hosting an event in the New York Room and the Sycamores on October 8th. Speakers included President Lynn Pasquerella, Senator Rosenberg and other VIPs. Read more...