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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.

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Founder’s Blog

A Sermon: Light, Spirit and Power of God: Good News for All Humanity

January 3rd, 2014|

"Humanity rewrote the scriptures and redirected God’s love of all to the love of a few. Colonizers questioned the humanity of some peoples. Conversion began with a process of civilization."

The Colonized Mind in Isolation Diminishes the Non-Violent Life of the Heart

July 30th, 2013|

"It is easy to write about postcolonial ideas, but far more challenging to engage differences that thrust us out of our comfortable privileges in the academy and/or church."

Decolonizing White Privilege through Chaplaincy in Postcolonial Cities

January 21st, 2013|

"The decolonization of any process . . . is a reconsideration of who should and should not have power. When a young, white, privileged doctor tells an African American family who has lost its third son to violence to get a grip on their grief . . .

Postcolonial Readings: Varied, Broad, and Deep

November 9th, 2012|

"I see postcolonialism as a vastly complex and inclusive category that can potentially serve as the umbrella for many other related fields including but not limited to subaltern and indigenous studies."

Confessions of a Postcolonially and Corporately Influenced Entrepreneur-Executive

October 3rd, 2012|

"Not unlike business people, scholars are very competitive, but often without the value for collaborative relationships outside of very narrow disciplinary confines. PN is seeking to transform this landscape . . . "

Decolonizing Universities: Interconnected versus Solitary Thinkers

September 10th, 2012|

"The next generation of scholars will not be satisfied by the staid culture of traditional academia and its rewards separated as they are from all that inspires these emerging scholars. The new generation will not trade on privilege to serve the needs of the elite few."

Decolonizing Education, Celebrating Difference: Rejecting Individual and Communal Invisibility

August 3rd, 2012|

"The entire academic system needs to shed its privileged relationship of norms and enter transparent relationships that seek mutual understanding, celebrate multiple understandings, and resonate with complex identities."