Scott Weintraub

Coordinator, Liberal Studies
Senior Faculty Fellow, COLA
Coordinator, MA in Liberal Studies
Office: Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, Murkland Hall Rm 210F, Durham, NH 03824

Scott Weintraub (PhD Emory University, 2006) is Professor of Spanish 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 Senior Editor of A Contracorriente: una revista de estudios latinoamericanos, and serves on the Board of several journals and organizations.

Courses Taught

  • LLC 444H: Honor/Human Rights/Disappeared
  • LLC 595: Language Practicum
  • 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/Hispanic Lit & Cult Study
  • SPAN 897: Top Hispanic Lit & Cult Stdy


  • 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

Selected Publications

  • Weintraub, S., & Correa-Díaz, L. (2022). Latin American Digital Poetics. S. Weintraub, & L. Correa-Díaz (Eds.), New York: Palgrave.

  • Weintraub, S. (2022). Experimental Literary Forms in the Digital Age: Sampling Quantum Poetics, Hypermedia Narratives, Robopoetic Hacking, and Other Online Explorations. In M. Siskind, & D. F. Guillermina (Eds.), Routledge Companion to
    Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Latin American Literary Forms
    . Routledge.

  • Weintraub, S. (2021). On Vision and Sacrifice in Raúl Zurita’s Purgatorio (1979). Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana, 429-448.

  • Weintraub, S. (2021). Trilce Poema LXXV. Mar con soroche.

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

  • Weintraub, S. (2019). Articulating the Digital desde la literatura in Latin America. Latin American Literature Today.

  • Weintraub, S. (2019). Latin American Digital Literature: una muestra multimediática. S. Weintraub (Ed.), Norman, OK: Latin American Literature Today.

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

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

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