“Canción de protesta”: Music, Religion, and Revolution
SPAN 475-010: “Canción de protesta”: Music, Religion, and Revolution (Credits: 3)
What is the contribution of music to the process of shaping political and social identities in Spain, Latin America and the Caribbean during the second half of the 20th century? How instrumental was the work of politically engaged songwriters for the process of nation-state building in the Hispanic World? These and other related questions will be answered throughout this course, as we will explore the many functions the artistic expression serves in political and social protest.