Update 1: Trouble and Victor Jara

It’s been a few weeks since I started researching, and I am behind schedule (posting blogs) after a rocky start. I have been juggling this project with medical school applications and family matters. My original plan for this project was to conduct part of my research in Chile. Unfortunately, I was unable to go to […]

Abstract: The Power of Chilean Protest Music

Protest music played a significant role in shaping the citizens’ identity in that it gave them an outlet for expressing their frustrations and demands. Military dictatorships feared the impact of protest music because of its uniting and mobilizing effect, a case most clearly depicted in Chile with the election of Allende. As the first democratically […]