Paul Simon says he’s taking “Graceland” on the road in 2012. (Josh Sisk/FTWP)

- Georgetown University is offering a class this fall called “Sociology of Hip-Hop: Jay-Z,” taught by professor/author Michael Eric Dyson.

- Sound artist extraordinaire Richard Chartier (as well as Mark Fell) will come to Arlington’s Artisphere next week — if enough money is raised. Here’s a Click Track Q&A with Chartier from a year ago.

- Dan Treacy, the frontman of longtime indie-pop heroes Television Personalities is in a critical condition following an operation to remove a blood clot on his brain.

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Thursday morning:

- Television Personalities, “This Angry Silence”