Scott Weintraub

Interim Department Chair, Languages, Literatures and Cultures

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Associate Professor of Spanish
Office: Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, Murkland Hall Rm 210F, Durham, NH 03824
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Scott Weintraub (PhD Emory University, 2006) is an Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of New Hampshire. He is the author or co-editor of over a dozen books and special journal issues, including two books on experimental Chilean poet Juan Luis Martínez: La última broma de Juan Luis Martínez: ‘No sólo ser otro sino escribir la obra de otro’ (Santiago: Cuarto Propio, 2014) and Juan Luis Martínez’s Philosophical Poetics (Bucknell University Press, 2014; Cuarto Propio, 2018) and Latin American Technopoetics: Scientific Explorations in New Media (Routledge, 2018). He has published articles in numerous journals in the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe, and has edited an e-book on Chilean poet Vicente Huidobro (with Luis Correa-Díaz; The University of Minnesota Press Hispanic Issues OnLine, 2010) as well as an e-book on digital poetry in Latin America (with Luis Correa-Díaz; Bogotá: Ediciones Universidad Central, 2016). Professor Weintraub has also edited special issues of, and dossiers in, several academic journals in the United States, Chile and Norway about such topics as the problematic relationship between literature and philosophy in Spain and Latin America, the literary and scientific figure of the membrane, avant-garde poetry, and electronic literature in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. Professor Weintraub is currently President Ex-Oficio of the New England Council of Latin American Studies, is Editor of A Contracorriente: una revista de estudios latinoamericanos, and serves on the Editorial Board of several journals and organizations.

Education

  • Ph.D., Spanish, Emory University
  • A.B., Spanish, Dartmouth College

Research Interests

  • Chile
  • Contemporary American poetry
  • Contemporary Latin American literature
  • Digital humanities
  • Electronic literature
  • Latin American Languages/Literature
  • Literary theory
  • Poetry

Courses Taught

  • LLC 595: Language Practicum
  • SPAN 503: Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN 595: Practicum
  • SPAN 631: Adv Conversation&Compositn I
  • SPAN 632: Adv Conversation &Compositn II
  • SPAN 647: Hispanic Cultural Studies
  • SPAN 648: The Hispanic World Today
  • SPAN 654: Intro Latin Amer Lit & Thought
  • SPAN 797: Top/Hisp Lit & Cult Study/Hon
  • SPAN 797/897: Top/Hisp Lit & Cult Study\Hon
  • SPAN 897: Top Hispanic Lit & Cult Stdy

Selected Publications

Weintraub, S. (2019). Juan Luis Martínez: Viña del Mar-São Paulo-Stockholm. OEI.

Weintraub, S., & Correa-Díaz, L. (2018). Imaginando (con) palabras. A Contracorriente, 16(1).

Weintraub, S. (2018). La modernidad y futuridad absolutas de Huidobro: una introducción. La futuridad absoluta de Vicente Huidobro.

Correa-Díaz, L., & Weintraub, S. (2018). La futuridad absoluta de Vicente Huidobro. UNC Press Books.

Weintraub, S. E. (2018). De uno a Poesía Cero. In J. C. Villavicencio (Ed.), Poesía Cero (anthology of Carlos Cociña's poetry) (pp. 13-24). Chile: Descontexto.

Weintraub, S. (2018). Latin American Technopoetics Scientific Explorations in New Media. Routledge.

Weintraub, S. (2018). Review of Counterpunch/Contragolpe by Juan Carlos Flores. Chicago Review, 61(3).

Weintraub, S. E. (2018). Belén Gache’s Aleatory Politics: Radikal karaoke and (Robo)Poetics Hacking Politics. In H. Chacón (Ed.), Online Activism in Latin America (pp. 92-109). New York: Routledge.

Weintraub, S. (2018). La poética filosófica de Juan Luis Martínez. Santiago, Chile: Editorial Cuarto Propio.

Weintraub, S. E. (2017). The Copy is the Original: The Problematics of Juan Luis Martínez’s Posthumous Works. Latin American Literature Today, 1(4). Retrieved from http://www.latinamericanliteraturetoday.org/en