“Politics of Kanye West: Black Genius and Sonic Aesthetics”
Offered at Washington University, the course named “Politics of Kanye West: Black Genius and Sonic Aesthetics” Dr. Jeffrey McCune, the professor for the course stated that the course will be a conduit for connecting politics, race, gender, sexuality and culture. McCune stated to Vibe, “I always wanted to teach a course looking at black genius and the impossibility of black genius for the American public, We’re always thought of as maybe being articulate or smart but not really genius.”
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Curriculums about West have also been incorporated at the University of Missouri through a poetry course and also in a class highlighting the relationship between Jay-Z and West.