SPA478 Music & Culture Identity in the Caribbean

An examination of literacy representations of musical expressions from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and the Colombian Caribbean. Includes studying the Caribbean as a concept and as a region defined by transatlantic slave trade, with an identity especially framed by ethnicity and social class. Music is explored as an element of cultural resistance that impacts the Caribbean aesthetically, socially, geopolitically and economically. Taught in Spanish.


  • 3


  • Critical Thinking Advanced
  • Information Mgmt Advanced
  • Liberal Arts


  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Undergraduate
  • May not be enrolled in the following class: Freshman


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