The Digital Humanities and Teaching Iberian and Latin American Music History

Drew Edward Davies

Abstract


Instructors of music history today often seek resources to strengthen their ability to responsibly include Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American topics in their course offerings. As one mode of engagement, this essay considers how ongoing projects in the digital humanities can facilitate the serious teaching of Iberian and Latin American topics in music studies by introducing students to digitized primary source material, online databases, and other resources relevant in the field. It also notes that existing digital resources present pedagogical challenges at the undergraduate level, as many humanities projects tend to be geared toward younger students or toward professional academics.


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ISSN 2155-109X