Study Lady Gaga ... For College Credit!

Lady GagaBeginning next semester, students at the University of South Carolina will have the option of thoroughly studying one of the world's most mysterious creatures -- Lady Gaga.

The course will be titled, "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame" and, as the course description puts it, "the central objective is to unravel some of the sociologically relevant dimensions of the fame of Lady Gaga.”

I can only imagine what the syllabus looks like. Suddenly, I have a strong urge to go back to school.


Course syllabus:

  • History of Lady Gaga:
    • Stefani Germanotta
    • Underground Following
    • Career Beginnings as Lady Gaga
  • Musical Influences
  • Lady Gaga Fashion
    • Fashion 101
    • How to Make a Meat Dress
  • Fan Base: Evolution of the Little Monsters
  • Public Image
    • Charities
    • Public Appearances
    • Awards Shows
    • Handling Paparazzi
    • Dealing With Press
    • Personal vs. Public Life

Would you want to study Lady Gaga?

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