Harry Styles: The University of Texas will offer a course on the work of the One Direction star turned cultural icon | American News| Breaking News Updates

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A university in Texas, as announced, will offer a course based on the work of One Direction star turned cultural icon Harry Styles.

The course is called Harry Styles and the Cult of Celebrity: Identity, the Internet, and European Pop Culture and will be offered at Texas State University Honors College starting next spring.

It’s the latest in a long line of celebrity-themed college courses, with others based on stars such as Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Jay Z and Kanye West, and the Beatles.

The Styles course will focus on the pop megastar’s work in both music and film to “understand the cultural and political development of modern stardom.”

Dr. Louie Dean Valencia announced the news on Twitter, citing it as the first course of its kind.

Dr Valencia wrote: “It’s official, official. I’m taking the world’s first ever college class on the work of #HarryStyles.

“It’s happening Spring 2023 at @TXST University. Here’s what tenure looks like. Let’s go!”

He also shared the course description, which reads: “This course focuses on British musician Harry Styles and European popular culture to understand the cultural and political development of modern celebrity as it relates to gender issues. and sexuality, race, class, nation and globalism, media, fashion, fan culture, internet culture and consumerism.”

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