Yosh Hakutani, Department of English
Yosh Hakutani, Department of English, authored “James Emanuel’s Jazz Haiku and African American Individualism,” African American Haiku: Cultural Visions, ed. John Zheng (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2016): 35-58.
The Kent State University Board of Trustees today established a comprehensive, national search to recruit and select the university’s 13th president.
The events of May 4, 1970, placed Kent State University in an international spotlight after a student protest against the Vietnam War and the presence of the Ohio National Guard ended in tragedy with four students losing their lives and nine others being wounded. From a perspective of nearly 50 years, Kent State remembers the tragedy and leads a contemporary discussion and understanding of how the community, nation and world can benefit from understanding the profound impact of the event.