Orientalism–hot or not?
Written by Bwog Staff
Posters for the Taiwanese Student Association’s spring general meeting (with seductively posed Asian women):
Haiku – ‘The Freaky feeling’
She gives me a look
Sweating, I walk towards her
Damn yellow fever.
The haiku is a traditional Japanese form of poetry, making the TSA’s statement either a capitulation to the imperialist force of Japanese culture, or a more subtle attempt to turn the form on itself and subvert the dominant paradigm.
In unrelated news, The Columbia Department of Public Safety recently confiscated two full-length, ornate samurai swords in decorated scabbards.