Theatre Arts & Performance Studies
Mohammad Mehdi Kimiagari is a PhD student in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies and an MA student in Integrative Studies (Middle East Studies) at Brown University. He holds an MA in English Literature from Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran. His interdisciplinary research gravitates towards the intersection of performance studies, film and media studies, affect theory, and philosophy. His areas of interest include: Iranian cinema and theatre, Islamic philosophy, the cinematic and theatrical frame, and political theology. His writing has appeared in TDR/The Drama Review, Critical Inquiry, and Textual Practice.