Review: ‘Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals: Arab Culture in the Digital Age’

Tarek El-Ariss’s latest book, "Leaks, Hacks, and Scandals," recently appeared on one of Jadaliyya’s "Essential Readings" lists, curated by Hatim El-Hibri, Rayya El Zein, and Marwan Kraidy. What is it, essentially, about?

State of the Disciplines: Reading Arabic in Academia

The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) is currently assembling a 2014-2015 "State of the Discipline" report. According to Waïl S. Hassan, writing in that report, 2014-2015 marks the first time Arabic comes into the official "state of the discipline" discussion: In "Arabic and the Paradigms of Comparison," Hassan writes about previous reports, noting that Arabic largely remains embedded … Continue reading State of the Disciplines: Reading Arabic in Academia