Siobhan Kelly

Siobhan Kelly

Siobhan Kelly is a doctoral candidate at Harvard University specializing in Religion, Gender, and Culture. Their work draws from queer theory, transgender studies, and critical theory to study religious rhetoric and imagery in identity construction and embodiment. Siobhan is interested specifically in how performance art and self-writing have both questioned and reified our contemporary understanding of “identity” and “the body.” Siobhan received a BA in Religion from Tufts University and an MTS from Harvard Divinity School.

Essays

Bathroom Confessional

Gendered public restrooms and confessionals operate by frighteningly similar schemas.