New York College is following up its Taylor Swift course providing with a brand new one for Lana Del Rey.
The NYU course will look at the singer’s impression on the music panorama and her connection to social justice actions. According to Selection, the coursework for “Matters in Recorded Music: Lana Del Rey” will “look at Del Rey’s contributions to twenty first Century pop stardom, her relationship to feminism, her musical influences and artists she has influenced, and her connection to social justice actions akin to #BlackLivesMatter, #MeToo, and #TimesUp.”
The course is ready to run from October 20 to December 8 and can be taught by journalist and creator Kathy Iandoli.
“Over the course of eight critically-acclaimed albums, the six-time Grammy nominated artist has launched a tragic core, melancholic, and baroque model of dream pop that in flip helped shift and reinvent the sound (and temper) of mainstream music past the 2010s,” reads the course description.
“Via her arresting visuals and her thematic consideration to psychological well being and tales of poisonous, broken love, Del Rey supplied a brand new platform for artists of all genders to create ‘anti-pop’ works of substance that might dwell in a mainstream as soon as categorized as bubblegum.”
New York College has supplied coursework surrounding music business icons earlier than. Earlier this 12 months, the college supplied a course on Taylor Swift that aimed to discover “the tradition and politics of adlescent girlhood in pop music, fandom, media research, whiteness and energy because it pertains to her picture and the pictures of those that have each preceded and succeeded her.”
Lana Del Rey quit social media in 2021, saying she has so many different pursuits and pursuits that require privateness and transparency for her. She thanked her followers for her assist and stated she was engaged on a compilation of older songs and some newer songs “written by household and pals and largely previous collaborators.”