Tag Archives: Seamus Heaney

Seeing Things and Celebrating Friendships in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney

Seeing Things and Celebrating Friendships in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney is a Burns Library Exhibit, now on display in the Margaret Ford Tower. This exhibit is available for viewing whenever the Burns Library is open from February 14 – March … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Seamus Heaney

On Friday, August 30th, 2013, we were saddened to hear of the passing of Irish poet Seamus Heaney.  Heaney was the eldest child of nine born to a farming family in County Derry, Northern Ireland. He won a scholarship to … Continue reading

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Reading Room Log: Honoring the Humanities

With the Boston College Arts Festival set to begin this Thursday, April 26th, the Burns Library is celebrating the humanities. We honor the great tradition of humanities lectures and explorations during the history of Boston College.  In 1957, a young Jesuit, … Continue reading

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