Nicki Minaj will become a class thanks to one of her fans as she will be the topic to be taught at the upcoming semester at University of California, Berkeley.
On Thursday (Oct. 6), Twitter user @Tcmccr revealed that University of California, Berkeley is offering a semester-long course dealing with Nicki Minaj, hip-hop and feminism. The Queens, N.Y. rhymer caught wind of the tweet and responded, “I’d love to stop by.”
.@NICKIMINAJ the University of California Berkeley is offering a lecture about you next semester called “Nicki Minaj: Hip-Hop and Feminism”
— Ta•meer (@Tcmccr) October 6, 2022
The course professor, who goes by peace and love el henson, PhD on Twitter, also replied and confirmed that a Nicki Minaj-themed course called “Nicki Minaj: The Black Barbie Femmecee & Hip Hop Feminisms” will be taught at Berkeley next spring.
“[A]ww, thank u so much for sharing this @tcmccr. [A]nd thank u so much for responding @NICKIMINAJ,” she tweeted in a thread. “[I’m] so excited to be teaching AAS 140.2: ‘Nicki Minaj: The Black Barbie Femmecee & Hip Hop Feminisms’ this [spring] 2023 @ uc berkeley. We would be hella happy & honored for u to stop by! [Purple heart emoji].”
The professor explained further: “This class is interested in thinking critically about u and ur productions w/in the context of broader historical-social structures & hip hop feminisms. [So] having yo personal insights would be AMAZING! [I’m] finalizing things this fall & would love to talk more details w/ u via DM?”
aww, thank u so much for sharing this @tcmccr. and thank u so much for responding @NICKIMINAJ. i’m so excited to be teaching AAS 140.2: “Nicki Minaj: The Black Barbie Femmecee & Hip Hop Feminisms” this spr 2023 @ uc berkeley. we would be hella happy & honored for u to stop by! 💜
— peace and love el henson, PhD (she/they) (@dr_peaceandlove) October 7, 2022