Prepare to learn in depth about all things Harry Styles! This coming spring, the pop star will be the subject of his first college course at Texas Tech University.
Titled “Harry Style and Celebrity Culture: Identity, the Internet, and European Pop Culture,” the class will be taught by Louie Dean Valencia, vice-chancellor of digital history, and will focus into “the political development of relevant modern celebrities to questions of gender and sexuality, race, class, nation and globalism, media, fashion, culture fans, internet culture and consumerism. “
With the course, Styles becomes the latest person that music and celebrity has secured for a scholarly entry, following in the footsteps of Beyoncé (“Lemonade: Beyoncé and Black Feminism” of Arizona State University among many. others) and Dr. Taylor Alison Swift (who took her own classes at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music earlier this year, a few months before receiving an honorary doctorate in American artist from the university. class and delivered the opening speech for the Class of 2022).
This, of course, raises the question of which other pop artist’s career deserves serious study in universities. Mariah Carey launched her legendary vocal Masterclass in April, but surely Elusive Chanteuse’s unmissable skills as a musician could provide more than enough material for any thesis. Lamb’s studious master. Or maybe Swift’s close friend Ed Sheeran – who inspired her to aspire to get an honorary doctorate in the first place – should be studied for his use of mathematical symbols as album titles. .
Whether a history department somewhere has researched modern pop history to find a class on the Spice Girls’ impact on third and fourth wave feminism or the exploitation of Britney Spears under her management. her 13-year legality?
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