Millikin University Course

Global Haiku Traditions
Fall 2021 • Dr. Randy Brooks


the print on her shirt
I used to play with papa


by Madeline Delano


midnight . . .
rolling cookies
clever ideas unfold


by Mackenzie Martin

Haibun & Memoir Writing

1 Haibun Kukai • Haibun Kukai 1 Favorites

Haiku Editing Sessions

1 haiku to edit • edited haiku

Matching Haiku Contests

Matching Contest 1 • Favorites

Advanced Studies in Poetry:
Global Haiku Traditions

Course Description

IN202, Honors Seminar: Global Haiku Traditions examines the origins and spread of Japanese poetics from Japan around the world, with a special focus on the adaptation of haiku into other cultures and languages.

Syllabus for Fall 2021 (PDF file)

Students in Fall 2021 Global Haiku Tradition

Assignments Guide for Fall 2021

Final Exam: tba

A special feature of the spring course was that students conducted interviews by e-mail with leading contemporary haiku poets. We study the history of haiku and related poetics in Japan, and then examine the contemporary internalization of haiku in various international cultures.

Kukai Favorite Selections

Kukai 1Kukai 1 Favorites

Kukai 2Kukai 2 Favorites

Kukai 3Kukai 3 Favorites

Kukai 4Kukai 4 Favorites

Renku & Haiga

1 Haiga Favorites

1 Tan-Renga • Favorites

1 Rengay






Global Haiku Students Fall 2021

AllisonDurhan BaileyBanks BarrettVan DanielClear DianaHernandez
Allison Durhan Bailey Banks Barrett Van Daniel Clear Diana Hernandez
EmilyNico GabeHenderson IndiaGuerrero KatieCurtis MasonHoyt
Emily Nicholas Gabe Henderson India Guerrero Katie Curtis Mason Hoyt
MayaGomez NathanGallop NicoVelazquez PaulCushman PriscillaSabourin
Maya Gomez Nathan Gallop Nico Velazquez Paul Cushman Priscilla Sabourin
ReeceBrown ShayBuchanan TrinityPesko    
Reece Brown Shay Buchanan Trinity Pesko


haiku conferences

haiku courses at Millikin

teaching haiku

speakers & readings

haiku competitions at MU

American Haiku Archive

student haiku projects

published haiku by students

links to haiku web sites

student research on haiku

haiku by Millikin students

directory of haiku magazines

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