Tarek El-Ariss is Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Dartmouth College, Hanover, US and Associate Editor of the Journal of Arabic Literature. He is the author of Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political (Fordham UP, 2013) and editor of The Arab Renaissance: A Bilingual Anthology of the Nahda (Modern Language Association, 2017). His forthcoming book, The Leaking Subject: Arab Culture in the Digital Age, examines the way that cyber modes of confrontation, circulation and exhibitionism shape contemporary cultural practices and critiques of power.