Lila Downs' "La Patria Madrina": Keeping Track of Massacres in Mexico


In this paper, I consider how Oaxacan folk singer-songwriter Lila Downs, in her 2015 album Balas y Chocolate (Bullets and Chocolate), mobilizes memory through music. Building on representations of popular protest and Mexican... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Guadalupe Escobar (New York University)

Topic Areas

Cultural Studies , Feminist and Women's Studies , Film/Television/Media , Latinidades , Literature and Literary Studies , Performance Studies , Politics , Transnational , Chicano/a -- Mexican , Humanities


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