Faculty of Arts
Music, Politics and Social Change
A theorised study of the history of 20th century cultural and social movements in Latin America through its popular music. The major focus is on the political and cultural manifestations of these expressions as they respond to and instigate social change.
Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Walescka Pino-Ojeda
Benjamin Keen, History of Latin America.
Course Reading Packet.
Course music selection available in the Language Labs and course website.
Videos and DVDs:
Routes of Rhythm
Salsa: Latin Pop Music in the Cities
The Spirit of Samba: Black Music of Brazil
The Power of Their Song: The Untold Story of Latin America's New Song Movement.
LATINAM 216: 15.0 points
SPANISH 103 or 105
LATINAM 301, SPANISH 216