Meet Sean Gorman.
Dr Sean Gorman has worked in the field of Indigenous History for 20 years. After completinghis honours, applying Russian Formalist theory to the Murri guerilla poet Lionel Fogarty, he commenced a PhD in 2000. He looked at racism in sport (AFL) using the Krakouer brothers story to do so.
In 2005 his PhD was published with Allen & Unwin as Brotherboys. In 2009 the book was adapted into a play and had a national tour commencing in 2011. In August of 2011 Legends the AFL Indigenous team of the Century was published and launched by Michael Long and Professor Mick Dodson. Sean is currently the Lead CI on an ARC Linkage to review the AFL’s Vilification Laws.
He has worked at the following institutions: Murdoch University (1996-2004), Kurongkurl Katitjin (2004-2006), University of Melbourne (2007-2009), Curtin University CAS 2009 to 2018.
For more info on Sean head to seangorman.com.au