Skip to comments.Rutgers University offers course studying Beyonce
Posted on 01/31/2014 1:41:50 AM PST by Libloather
Beyonce is one of the world's most scrutinized pop stars, and now that study is moving to academia.
The Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey is offering a course called "Politicizing Beyonce."
Kevin Allred, a doctoral student who is teaching the class, tells the university's online news site that he is using Beyonce's career as a way to explore American race, gender and sexual politics.
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Low information voters for life.
Must be Political Science majors.
Oh Wow, I want THAT on my resume’.
I don’t know about you, but I’d LOVE an all-nighter with Beyonce.
Do they have a course studying the now completed TV series House, since its fictional hospital is supposed to be connected to Rutgers University?
Mcdonalds manager: I see by your resume that you graduated from rutgers. Im impressed. What was your major?
Applicant: I studied Beyonce.
Mcdonalds manager: Im sorry? Beyonce? Whats Beyonce?
Applicant: You know, Beyonce. The singer.
Mcdonalds: They give degrees out at rutgers for that?
Applicant. They sure do. So, when can I start?
Mcdonalds manager: dont call us, well call you. Next!
The new “Rocks for Jocks”
No. Women Studies majors. Also, this course is being taught by a Doctoral CANDIDATE, not an actual PHd.
Or how about studying the tv show, The Sopranos? After all, it did take place in new jersey
I would not want ANY course from the Womyn Studies Dept on my resume.
Uh....that’s Bitter Womyn’s Studies Dept! :o)
sexual politics? Review of Bill Clinton’s career with an extra credit project on John Edwards?
For the most part, college has outgrown it’s usefulness. For the most part it doesn’t prepare students to succeed.
As the cost of “higher education” necessarily skyrockets, the quality of academia plummets.
Explains why a US college degree is worth nothing. Explains why non-Americans are arriving in droves to fill jobs that Americans are too stupid to fill.
Certainly true for a Bachelor of Arts degree. I tell High School seniors nowadays that they will be much better off going to technical school and learning to become an electrician or welder than spending a ton of money for a worthless Bachelor of Arts degree.
They’re joining the Big Ten next year, right ?
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