LT/LS/AH 231 - Social and Political Role of the Arts in Chile and Latin America
This course examines the links between anti-establishment and aesthetic praxis in Latin America since 1930. Topics are organized in two modules. Painting, music and theatre are studied through the lens of political, social and economic change, with particular emphasis on Chile, Argentina, and Mexico. A general overview on Latin American music and theatre developments during the 20th Century includes a study of classic and popular music. Students will attend performances and exhibits in Santiago and Valparaiso.