Lady Gaga 101

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Starting next spring, they will teach a Lady Gaga course at the University of South Carolina:
The original course, Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame, was created and will be taught by Mathieu Deflem, a longtime USC professor of sociology and Lady Gaga fan. To the best of Deflem's knowledge, this will be the only full-time, university-level course of its kind in the country.

"We're going to look at Lady Gaga as a social event," Deflem said. "So it's not the person, and it's not the music. It's more this thing out there in society that has 10 million followers on Facebook and six million on Twitter. I mean, that's a social phenomenon. It's a global social phenomenon. So the central question of the course is, this fame, which is ironically also the theme of her first records, how can it be accounted for? What are some of the mechanisms and some of the conditions of Lady Gaga's rise to popularity?"
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