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We NEED to Enroll in This College Course on Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

One college campus is about to get in formation. Have you ever wanted to major in Beyoncé? Well, one lucky school is about to get very close. The University of Texas at San Antonio now officially offers a class all about Beyoncé’s Lemonade. You gotta start somewhere, right?

The class—titled “Black Women, Beyoncé, and Popular Culture”—has been developed by Professor Kinitra Brooks, who will also teach the course. According to the syllabus, “Lemonade is a meditation on contemporary black womanhood. The purpose of this class is to explore the theoretical, historical, and literary frameworks of black feminism, which feature prominently in Lemonade. We will use Lemonade as a starting point to examine the sociocultural issues that are most prominent in black womanhood through black feminist theory, literature, music, and film.”

And no, those in the Beyhive will not be given early registration. (*sniff*) All are welcome, as long as they’re ready to discuss the content. But Professor Brooks warns that the class won’t be easy. The topics covered in class aren’t to be taken lightly, and discussions will get intense. You have to be willing to discuss your thoughts and ideas and have them challenged by other students. 

Shoutout to The University of Texas at San Antonio. When will other campuses get on board? Because when life gives you lemons…

Sarah Nelson is senior at the University of Iowa pursuing a Journalism major, English minor, and Fundraising and Philanthropy Communication Certificate. When she's not binge-watching One Tree Hill or Jane the Virgin on Netflix (again), she's is probably rereading the Harry Potter series or writing for her blog, SarahNdipity. With an addiction to books and coffee, Sarah hopes to take the world by storm as a book editor. Or social media marketer. Or blogger. (She hasn't quite made up her mind yet, but that's okay because who says you have to be just one thing?)