I would love to spend the semester looking into how feminism in Chile became so radical and powerful. I am interested in this, because of a viral video I saw a few months ago of a group of women, blind folded, singing and dancing to a song that was about being raped. It was incredibly moving, and seemed to have struck people across the world. I want to know how they got to that point. I think it is extremely valuable to know this information in order to better understand Latin America as a whole. This dance and movement spread all across South America, so clearly this is being felt by so many more than just Chile. Understanding a country in a specific time is not solely looking at the politics or economics, but looking at how people feel they are being treated. I definitely want to narrow my question down, but that will come with time.
Esteban Felix, Associated Press. Accessed February 4, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/28/opinion/latin-america-feminism.html
VICE News. “This Chilean Anti-Rape Song Is Now A Viral Feminist Anthem”. YouTube video, Posted [December 12, 2019]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bgmq3BpKNvc