Sean James Bosman


Sean James Bosman holds a B.Journ and BA (Hons)(Eng)(with Distinctions) and an MA (Eng) from Rhodes University. He was born in Vredenburg, raised in Kimberley, educated in Grahamstown, and corrupted in Johannesburg before returning to Rhodes to pursue a career in academia.  

He is a former television producer / director and has worked on projects for the national broadcaster, South African Broadcasting Commission (SABC). His DVD productions have included work for the SONY/BMG, EMI, Joyous Foundation and LME music labels. An active screenwriter, his screenplay for “Roof” was produced as an Ekasi Story by eTV; “Like Father, Like Son” was a five part mini-series produced by Mnet (starring Khanyi Mbau); and he currently works on freelance assignments for TOX Media (Pty) Ltd. and Gabaza Productions. Sean served as a judge for the 2016 - 2018 NFVF South African Film and Television Awards’ non-fiction category. He has previously been a Research Assistant to Professor Sunitha Srinivas in the Department of Pharmacy, focussing on the development of culturally-sensitive health literacy material.

Currently in the second year of his PhD, Sean is examining portrayals of the effects of increased nationalism on transnational subjects in selected African, Southeast Asian and Mexican American literature. He is the Research Administration Assistant for the Intersecting Diasporas Group. His studies are made possible by the generous financial support of the Andrew Mellon Foundation.  



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