HISTORY 226 - The Latin Tinge: Latin Music in Social Context in Latin America and the U.S.
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This is a pilot course that experiments with multimedia lectures and podcasting as ways to introduce the social history of key Latin musical styles. Students download listening and video-viewing assignments to their computers or MP3 players, and write about both these assignments as well as their assigned readings. Listening and viewing is paired with analysis of the social contexts and social meanings of musical production and consumption. Students consider how “Latin” musics emerged from persecuted Afro-diasporic musical styles into (often shallow) celebrations of mixed national identity. They will see how music is entangled in the international interplay between colonizing audiences and exotic racial others, but is often also a basis for interchange in a Black Atlantic and oppositional social identity among Latino migrants in the United States. In short, viewing Latin music in social context means thinking about music as a complicated site for the working out of colonialism, international cultural markets, race, and ethnicity.

HISTORY 226 - The Latin Tinge: Latin Music in Social Context in Latin America and the U.S.
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
23549
Open
51
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
23550
Open
15
2Sr
5Jr
6So
3Fr
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W 5:00PM - 6:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
23551
Open
3
 
6Jr
6So
2Fr
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
23552
Open
10
1Sr
2Jr
6So
3Fr
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
25487
Open
7
2Sr
4Jr
4So
3Fr
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
25488
Open
14
3Sr
3Jr
6So
3Fr
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
25489
Open
2
1Sr
5Jr
1So
2Fr
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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