Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, More
Do you like to know more about celebrities? These college courses are for you! Some of the most well-known names in Young Hollywood have been given the honor of taking a college course about them at various universities.
Taylor Swift, for his part, actually has more of a class focused on his success. In August 2022, it was announced that the University of Texas would offer a “Competition and Literary Contexts – The Taylor Swift Songbook” course beginning in the fall 2022 semester.
“This course uses the songwriting of pop music icon Taylor Swift to introduce methods of literary critical reading and research – basic skills for working in English literature and other humanities disciplines” , indicates the description of the course, for Billboard. “By focusing on Swift’s music and the cultural contexts in which she and her career are situated, we will examine frameworks for understanding her work, such as poetic form, style, and history among a variety of important theoretical issues and questions. for contextualization as we practice close and in-depth reading, evaluating secondary sources, and building strong arguments.
This isn’t the only class focused on the “Look What You Made Me Do” singer. In February 2022, New York University’s Clive Davis Institute announced its Taylor-focused course. This NYU class came months before the singer was to receive an honorary doctorate of fine arts from the school in May 2022.
“I was a teenager at a time when our society was absolutely obsessed with having perfect young female role models,” Taylor told the graduates in her inspiring commencement speech. “I became a young adult receiving the message that if I didn’t make mistakes, all of America’s children would become perfect angels. However, if I slipped, the entire Earth would fall off its axis, and it would be entirely my fault….It was all about the idea that mistakes equal failure and ultimately the loss of any chance of a happy or fulfilling life.That was not my experience.
The musician continued, “I know it can be very difficult to know who to be and when, who you are now and how to act to get where you want to go. I have good news: it’s up to you. I have terrifying news: it’s up to you.
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