Sean James Bosman

Sean James Bosman

Sean James Bosman is an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow. He completed his PhD in 2019, under Prof Sam Naidu's supervision. He is a member of and Research Assistant for the IDG.

Sean has converted his thesis into a book manuscript. Its working title is None So Weak: Just Memory and the Rejection of Victimhood in Abdulrazak Gurnah, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Luis Alberto Urrea. The manuscript is currently under a second round of review by BRILL Academic Publishers. 

Dr Bosman holds a B.Journ (earning Academic Colours), BA (Hons)(Eng)(earning Academic Honours), an MA (Eng), and his PhD from Rhodes University. 

He is a former television producer / director, with 10 years' experience on projects for the national broadcaster, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Mnet, DSTV, and eTV. His DVD productions have included work for SONY/BMG, EMI, Joyous Foundation, and the LME music label. 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 has worked on freelance assignments for Netflix, TOX Media, 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, where he assisted with the development of culturally-sensitive health literacy material.


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Indrani Karmakar

Indrani Karmakar's postdoctoral work entails extending and revising her doctoral thesis into a monograph. Her monograph considers the representation of motherhood in Indian women's writing. She is expanding the scope of her research by considering women's writing from other South Asian countries and their diasporas worldwide.

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