“Keleta-Mae argues that the depth and intellectual engagement of any course – regardless of the subject matter – relies on the instructor.
‘It’s less about the object of study and more about the material,’ she said. ‘What are the theories through which that object is going to be analyzed?’
Compared to classes she has previously taught, she has never seen such profound student engagement as her Beyoncé course.
‘What happened in the classroom mattered to them in a very particular way because they had grown up with Beyoncé’s music and had some type of relationship with that and her as an artist'” Juilianne San Antonio, Ryersonian
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