Dr. Randy Brooks
Dean of the College
of Arts & Sciences

Keynote Speech
MU Opening Convocation

 
Randy M. Brooks, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin University

Office Address:


 

Shilling 209
1184 West Main Street        
Decatur, Illinois 62522

Dean's Office: (217) 424-6205
Telephone: (217) 424-6264
Campus e-mail: rbrooks@millikin.edu

Bronze Man Books

Millikin University Haiku

Performance Learning Web Site


Dr. B's Links

Recent Courses

Curriculum Vita

Sample Haiku

 Brooks Books

Bronze Man Books

my favorite car

Randy M. Brooks, Professor of English, received his Ph.D. from Purdue University with a concentration in rhetoric and professional writing. His areas of academic research include professional writing curriculum, rhetorical theory, hypermedia, web publishing, technical writing and computer aided publishing.

Dr. Brooks is the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and has been an active proponent of experiential learning as a means of integrating theory and practice in the curriculum. He encourages Millikin students to perform their knowledge and expertise in order to make a contribution beyond themselves. He has been an editor and publisher of Brooks Books since 1976, and often invites students to participate in press activities.


Fall 2016 Courses

IN203 Honors Global Haiku Traditions

EN382 The Art of Publishing

EN340 PACE Haiku Traditions

 

Spring 2016 Courses

IN203 Honors Global Haiku Traditions

EN382 The Art of Publishing

EN340 January Global Haiku Traditions

 

Fall 2015 Courses

IN203 Honors Global Haiku Traditions

EN382 The Art of Publishing

EN340 PACE Haiku Traditions

 

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Haiku by Randy Brooks

dirt farmer's wife
at the screen door...
no tractor sound

Midwest Haiku Anthology

 

school's out—
a boy follows his dog
into the woods

Midwest Haiku Anthology

 

the mailman's dust
passes him
at the mailbox

Haiku World Anthology

 

her red curls
caught on a thorn--
she reaches the morel

Haiku World Anthology

 

new grave
a graduation tassle
hangs from the stone

Modern Haiku

An online collection of my tanka was published in 1998 which you may wish to read at:

Black Ant's Journey to Japan (AHA Online Books: Gualala, CA, 1998)

 

Dr. Brooks participates in a translation workshop at the Shiki Museum in Matsuyama, Japan. Conducted in a large tatami-mat room, this was the first time that he has presented a conference presentation on his knees.

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See an elementary school
student web anthology:

Harristown Elementary Haiku

Randy's Car

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Contact: rbrooks@millikin.edu • © last updated: July 19, 2016