Podcast #18: Dr Sean Gorman

Dr Sean Gorman has studied and worked in the Indigenous Studies field for 23 years. In that time he has lectured and researched in the Indigenous studies programs at Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University and the University of Melbourne. He currently holds a senior fellowship at Curtin University.

Gorman’s work draws on social justice, social history, sports history, and local history and gives insight and voice to contemporary Indigenous society and people. He is the lead CI on the recently completed ARC linkage grant entitled: Assessing the Australian Football League’s Racial and Religious Vilification Laws to Promote Community Harmony, Multiculturalism and Reconciliation.

His book Brotherboys: The story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer was adapted for a play and had a national tour in 2011. Along with David Whish-Wilson he has commissioned to write a book entitled Derby about the rivalry between the Dockers and the Eagles. This is due for release in early 2017.

Fine out more: http://seangorman.com.au