QUEER VOICES
11/27/2013 10:12 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Occidental College Offering 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Course

Slaven Vlasic via Getty Images

It's time to get schooled in your Herstory, hunty!

Occidental College, a liberal arts educational institution located in Los Angeles, Calif., is offering a new course to students that sounds right up our alley.

Incorporating schools of thought from both queer and feminist theories, "Reading RuPaul: Camp Culture, Gender Insubordination, and the Politics of Performance" seeks to immerse students in the significance and politics of "RuPaul’s Drag Race," and approach the show itself from a perspective of critical analysis.

The course description notes:

As the show brings the art of drag performance and issues attendant to contemporary queer subcultures to a wide audience, the course will consider how it addresses histories of drag and U.S. gay culture, as well as a broad range of issues such as transgender identity, HIV/AIDS, bullying and violence, racial identity, gender identity, body size, and LGBT political activism.

Looks like the library is OPEN! And just in time for the "Rupaul's Drag Race" season six premiere in February.

Did you miss the Supermodel of the World's season six teaser? Check it out below.

(h/t Out)

PHOTO GALLERY
HuffPost
BEFORE YOU GO
25 Of The Most Incredible Drag Queen Moments
PHOTO GALLERY
25 Of The Most Incredible Drag Queen Moments

CONVERSATIONS