You can learn almost anything at a university, and the University of Texas at Austin is doing its part to prove it.
They are offering a class this fall about Taylor Swift, and it is sure to attract some attention.
An English professor, Elizabeth Scala will be teaching the class to first-year undergraduates in the liberal arts honors program.
It is entitled: “Literary Contests and Contexts-The Taylor Swift Songbook.”
A Facebook post by the UT Department of English describes a class, saying that it “provides an introduction to literary studies and research methods that uses the songwriting of @taylorswift as the basis for teaching a wide range of skills
If Taylor Swift isn’t your speed, you have another opportunity to take a course based on the celebrity musician at the University.
Btw – @swiftieprof is our very own Prof Liz Scala. E 314L: Literary Contests and Contexts — The Taylor Swift…
In 2023, Texas State University plans to offer a Harry Stiles course, known as “Harry Styles and the Cult of Celebrity: Identity, the Internet, and European Pop Culture.”