Millikin University Course

Global Haiku Traditions
Fall 2013

Aubrie Cox & Dr. Randy Brooks


in the lonely woods
she walks with God
owl wings whisper


by Sarah E. Kisly


hot coffee
doing loads of homework
and laundry


by Seth Harshman

Haiku Editing Sessions

Haiku to Edit 1Haiku to Edit Results

Haiku to Edit 2Haiku to Edit Results

Renku Writing

Capping Verse Tan Renga 1



Advanced Studies in Poetry:
Global Haiku Traditions

Course Description

IN203, 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 2013 (doc file)

Students in Fall 2013 Global Haiku Tradition

Assignments Guide for Fall 2013

Final Exam: December 19 @ 8am
Pilling Chapel

A special feature of the fall course is that students conduct 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 1Kukai 1 favorites

Kukai 2Kukai 2 favorites

Kukai 3Kukai 3 favorites

Final Kukai • favorites

Matching Haiku Contests

Matching Contest 1- Kigo
Matching Contest 1 - Favorites

2 Matching Contest - Mido
2 Matching Contest favorites

3 Matching Contest - Kuro
3 Matching Contest favorites

Matching Contest 4 - Thanksgiving
Matching Contest 4 - Favorites



Global Haiku Students - Fall 2013

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Alex Koulos Brock Hayden Caitlin Husted Codi Gramlich John Spaw
KeilaHamedRamos MarkGehlbach MikaylaMendenhall MorganOliver RachelMudd
Keila Hamed Ramos Mark Gehlbach Mikayla Mendenhall Morgan Oliver Rachel Mudd
RameySola RickTrask RyanHickey SarahMann  
Ramey Sola Rick Trask Ryan Hickey Sarah Mann  
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American Haiku Archive

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links to haiku web sites

student research on haiku

haiku by Millikin students

directory of haiku magazines


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