Millikin University Course

Global Haiku Traditions
Fall 2023 • 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

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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 2023 (PDF file)

Students in Fall 2023 Global Haiku Tradition

Assignments Guide for Fall 2023

Final Exam Reading: December 11, 2023
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Kirkland 128

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.

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