The Oxford Union has issued and invitation to singer Taylor Swift — using her own words.
The Oxford University student debating society created a video mash-up of past prominent speakers — including Malala, Stephen Fry, Psy and Morgan Freeman — whose speeches are edited to recreate Swift’s song “Shake It Off.” Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart, who recently asked to join Swift’s “squad” of famous friends, also appear. The video was offered up as an invitation to the pop star to give her own lecture.
Oxford Union tweeted the video, along with an invitation, out on Wednesday:
The union’s president, Charles Vaughan, told The Independent that they hadn’t been able to book Swift because of her busy touring schedule and were hoping to attract her attention with the video.
So far, however, there’s been no word from Swift.