Cogut Institute for the Humanities
Center for the Study of the Early Modern World

Kenneth Molloy

2020-21 Hay Library Fellow in Early Modern Studies, Doctoral Student in Theater Arts and Performance Studies

Biography

Kenneth Molloy is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Theater Arts and Performance Studies. His dissertation brings pre- and early-modern Islamic theories of performance into engagement with problems of ontology and epistemology in contemporary performance studies, with a focus on comparative concepts of screenality and cosmological readings of shadow and puppet theater in Arabic and Persian materials.