Millikin University Course

Global Haiku Traditions
Fall 2018 • 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

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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 2018 (PDF file)

Students in Fall 2018 Global Haiku Tradition

Assignments Guide for Fall 2018

Final Exam: tba

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.

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Haiku Editing Sessions

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Global Haiku Students Fall 2018

AlissaKanturek DariaKoon EmilySullins HaleyVemmer HannahHaedike
Alissa Kanturek Daria Koon Emily Sullins Haley Vemmer Hannah Haedike
HannahOttenfield IsabellaLoutfi IsabellaSpiritoso JenesiMoore JordanNiebuhr
Hannah Ottenfield Isabella Loutfi Isabella Spiritoso Jenesi Moore Jordan Niebuhr
LoganBader MaryCallaghan MelanieWilson NaomiKlingbeil RachelPevehouse
Logan Bader Mary Callaghan Melanie Wilson Naomi Klingbeil Rachel Pevehouse
SophieKibiger SydneyRudny ZacharyMcReynolds    
Sophie Kibiger Sydney Rudny Zachary McReynolds


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last updated October 9, 2018
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