Tarek El-Ariss

Associate Professor
Academic Appointments

Chair of Middle Eastern Studies

Tarek El-Ariss is Associate Professor and Chair of Middle Eastern Studies at Dartmouth. Working across disciplines and languages, his research interests include contemporary Arabic culture, literature, and art; new media and cyber culture; digital humanities; Nahda literature, language, press, and literary theory; travel writing and the war novel; film and television studies; sci-fi and utopia studies; 18th- and 19th-century French philosophy and literature; gender and sexuality studies; and psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and affect theory. He is author of Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political and Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals: Arab Culture in the Digital Age, and editor of the MLA anthology, The Arab Renaissance: A Bilingual Anthology of the Nahda. He's the editor of a series on literature in translation entitled, Emerging Voices from the Middle East.

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Middle Eastern Studies
B.A. American University of Beirut.
M.A. University of Rochester
Ph.D. Cornell University