Millikin University Course

Global Haiku Traditions
June 2020 • 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


Advanced Studies in International Literature:
Global Haiku Traditions

Course Description

EN335 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 June 2020 (PDF file)

Students in Fall 2020 Global Haiku Tradition

Assignments Guide for Fall 2020

Final Exam: 7/22/2020

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

Kukai Favorite Selections

Kukai 1 • Kukai 1 Favorites



1 Haiga Favorites

1 Tan-Renga • Favorites





Global Haiku Students June 2020


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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last updated November 11, 2019
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