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Postcolonial Networks brings together scholars, activists, and leaders with the urgency of a movement to foster decolonized relationships, innovative scholarship, and social transformation.

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Announcement: A New Partnership between Postcolonial Networks and Grupo Gemrip

February 24th, 2013|

Postcolonial Networks (PN) has signed its first partnership agreement, formalizing its friendship with Grupo Gemrip (GG). GG is another grassroots organization passionate about the decolonization work that needs to be done in order for us all to live in nonviolent, just societies. See GG’s website.

Our two organizations are already working together as partners for the […]

A Review of Luke A. Powery’s Dem Dry Bones: Preaching, Death, and Hope (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2012).

February 24th, 2013|

"The site of Powery’s homiletical inspiration is located primarily in two sources that have been a great means of hope in countless African American churches in the midst of painful suffering and death. The first reservoir for homiletics is the Spirituals."

The Problem of Representation

February 17th, 2013|

"Our culture is a visual culture. Everywhere one looks, there are images and signs that seek and grab our attention. Studying the ways cultures hierarchically order the senses, cultural historian Walter Ong argues that for the West, visuality predominates all other senses."

On Richard Twiss: A Tribute

February 17th, 2013|

"Richard’s vision for decolonization extended to all peoples. He challenged Christian evangelical treatment of Palestinian peoples on the Trinity Broadcast Network (and was not invited back). He worked ceaselessly to build alliances with all peoples impacted by white supremacy and colonialism."

Mistake

February 11th, 2013|

"When I chat and net A lighthouse I become, That looks towards the west But stands as if mum."