Latin American Capstone: La Canción de protesta: Music, Religion and Revolution in Lat. Am
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 is 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 special role music has played in twentieth century politics and culture.