News Lena Dunham Supports That Sushi Is Cultural Appropriation

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    Lena Dunham supports that sushi is cultural appropriation
    The Girls creator said she agreed with students at her old college’s protests against the use of Japanese and Vietnamese cuisine in their dining halls
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    Lena Dunham has spoken out in support of her old college, where students are protesting the use of “culturally appropriated food” like sushi in its dining halls.

    The Girls creator graduated from Oberlin College, a small liberal arts school, in 2008. In a recent interview with Food & Wine magazine, Dunham called out the “insensitive” use of Japanese food in her alma mater’s canteens.

    “There are now big conversations at Oberlin, where I went to college, about cultural appropriation and whether the dining hall sushi and banh mi disrespect certain cuisines. 
The press reported it as, ‘How crazy are Oberlin kids?’ But to me, it was actually, ‘Right on,’” Dunham said.

    Students at the Ohio-based University began protesting in November about the cuisine served to them, which was sarcastically mocked by the New York Post at the time as "gastronomically correct". College residents – some international students – pointed to the inauthentic use of food, where sushi rice was undercooked and facets of Vietnamese and Japanese foodstuffs were made in a “disrespectful” manner.

    Clover Lihn Tran wrote in The Oberlin Review that Bon Appétit, the food service vendor, “has a history of blurring the line between culinary diversity and cultural appropriation by modifying the recipes without respect for certain Asian countries’ cuisines. This uninformed representation of cultural dishes has been noted by a multitude of students, many of who have expressed concern over the gross manipulation of traditional recipes.”
     
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    id crash that like the Hindenburg
     
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    taco salad, no mas!!!

    Enchirito, no mas!!!

    choco taco, no mas!!!


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    FUCK! I swear nobody knows who she is but the guys on this site lol. I still don't know what she does other then make shedders angry.
     
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    I want to start smashing stuff!!! Fuck them all!! They they can't eat my fried fucking chicken, Lasagne,Buffalo burgers.
     
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    Fuck her, make the nips give baseball back then.
     
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    That is a very deceiving pic. Is it old?
     
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    So, do they want no ethnic food at all or just ethnic food prepared properly and with "respect"? I feel for them a little because undercooked rice in Sushi rolls gets me "hotter than a Hornet" too.
     
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    Hotter than Sandusky in a shower full of kids, amirite?
     
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    If I was paying $68K per year for that school and I saw my kid take that BS attitude, I would drag them out of there by their hair.

    BTW, what kind of food is true American food?
     
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    • So we should segregate our food ,clothing and hair style... Why would we live in the SAME COUNTRY THEN
     
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    Lena Dunham- the girl in class that nobody likes 'cuz she tells on everyone/ everything to the teacher.

    Seriously, beeatch, tie a pork chop around your neck so the family dog will play w you.
     
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    Cultural Appropriation, is that like White Privilege ? I love these crazy leftist words.
     
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    I figured she would support it since she's a whale.
     
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    What, pray tell, is "American" food we can all eat, then?
     
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    I suppose they don't teach that America is a melting Wok at Oberlin College...
     
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    so you're telling me I can't use hot peppers from the Caribbean in my Indian curry?

    well that's gonna mess up my whole deal man


    and yeah--i'd bang her in that pic
     
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    What a dolt. The entire world has figured out that sushi is delicious. Only about half the world has figured out that Vietnamese food is also delicious... that Pho soup, those cold spring rolls, that coffee... I'm salivating. Don't get me started on Thai or Indian food. Crap, there's more to eat than bologna sandwiches on white bread...
     
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