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08:26 UK time, Wednesday, 3 November 2010

"The central objective is to unravel some of the sociologically relevant dimensions of the fame of Lady Gaga" - synopsis of a new undergraduate course at the University of South Carolina

In a move that will infuriate educational purists, students in South Carolina will soon be knuckling down to study the woman behind such memorable works as Poker Face and Paparazzi. Sociology professor Mathieu Deflem says the course will consider the meat-clad singer as a "social event". Maybe this Magazine piece will be on the reading list.
Full details (Daily Telegraph)

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