SPAN 307

Latin American Culture Through Music (in English)

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: SPAN 208B

Overview of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America through the analysis of song lyrics, audio recordings, music videos and feature films. Exploration of some key figures, such as Salvador Allende, Simón Bolívar, Fidel Castro, Pope Francis I, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Miguel Hidalgo, Frida Kahlo, La Malinche, José Martí, Rigoberta Menchú, Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, Pablo Neruda, Violeta Parra, Evita Perón, Diego Rivera, Mercedes Sosa, Chavela Vargas, Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SPAN 208B, SPAN 307.

Undergraduate course in Spanish offered by the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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