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Alastair Miller in conversation with Haiku expert, Professor Adam L. Kern

Hosted by Alastair Miller and his guest Adam L. Kern

Peek into the universe of traditional Japanese poetry with Adam L. Kern, professor of Japanese literature and visual culture at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Professor Kern has published, edited and translated several books, including the highly acclaimed The Penguin Book of Haiku. In his conversation with British photographer Alastair Miller, he explores the distinctive nature of haiku and examines the extraordinary work of legendary Japanese poet Bashō. Following the discussion, Professor Kern answers viewers’ questions and offers more insights into this intriguing poetic form.

Peek into the universe of traditional Japanese poetry with Adam L. Kern, professor of Japanese literature and visual culture at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Professor Kern has published, edited and translated several books, including the highly acclaimed The Penguin Book of Haiku. In his conversation with British photographer Alastair Miller, he explores the distinctive nature of haiku and examines the extraordinary work of legendary Japanese poet Bashō. Following the discussion, Professor Kern answers viewers’ questions and offers more insights into this intriguing poetic form.

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