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Duke University is offering a course based on "The Oc." Titled "California Here We Come," the class is about the brand of self-aware American pop culture embodied by the classic Fox teen drama.

Josh Schwartz, the creator of "The Oc" and "Gossip Girl," tweeted a copy of the course description.

This is a class taught at Duke!Think I could pass.#durhamnchereicome twitter.com/JoshSchwartz76…

Josh Schwartz (@JoshSchwartz76) November 8, 2012

Check out the full course description below:

“California Here We Come” The O.C. & Self-Aware Culture of 21st Century America

“Everybody is hyper self-aware. We live in a post-everything universe.” - Josh Schwartz, executive producer of The O.C. and Gossip Girl

If Josh Schwartz is correct in saying that we live in a post-everything universe, a post-postmodern world, how do you innovate? You do it with a nerdy, comic book reading, plastic horse loving, half-Jewish sailor with a keen taste in music named Seth Ezekiel Cohen. »


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