Faculty of Arts


LATINAM 301

Music, Politics and Social Change


Description

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.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Walescka Pino-Ojeda

Reading/Texts

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

Calle 54

The Power of Their Song: The Untold Story of Latin America's New Song Movement.

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

LATINAM 301: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points from HISTORY 231, LATINAM 201, 211, POLITICS 234, 317, SPANISH 211, 213, 306

Restrictions

LATINAM 216, SPANISH 216


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