Seamus Heaney took his family with him and began a long-lasting relationship with America. From 1981, Heaney spent part of every year teaching at Harvard University and was appointed to one of its most prestigious offices, Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory.
Heaney talks about his year teaching in Berkeley, California in 1970.
Heaney shares his first impressions of Harvard University.
A Harvard student and Heaney himself discuss his creative writing workshops.