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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.

Postcolonial Networks Board

On “Making Sense” and “Wounded”

July 17th, 2013|

"Often we do choose books by their covers, choose contents by whims of reviewers. I wonder if anyone reads these things, but, if just one person does, I hope you read this book: Wounded by Percival Everett."

Erasing Intersex: Christian Theology and Sexual Empire

July 13th, 2013|

"Intersex bodies may be 'colonized' by anthropologists who have caricatured them and surgeons who have inscribed sexed meaning onto them, but the Church exists as another colonizing body (this time, an institutional body) in the area of intersex."

Reflections on the Boarding School Dorms

June 25th, 2013|

"But the rez, and Indian Country in general, is a complex place with a complex history, peopled by individuals who choose to live there for positive as well as negative reasons. The land is itself an entity, a place that produces both brilliance and despair."

Seven Minutes in Panama: 42 and the Comforts of Civil Rights

June 20th, 2013|

"Our strivings for global justice stand to gain from the discomfort that a tragic register engenders. As we celebrate Jackie, and deservedly so, let us also recall that which his legend obscures, neglects, and silences."

A Christian Reflection on Postcolonial Theology for the Postmodern World

May 26th, 2013|

"Sociologically speaking, 'reality' is developed by the dominant culture. However, deconstruction and reconstruction are helpful notions. When 'reality' is deemed unfair, unjust, and oppressive, we can recreate and restructure it."

Toyota

May 6th, 2013|

"what’s on his mind squatting in the shade sugar cane in his right hand dark brown skin wearing a worn shirt labeled lifang"

A Review of Judith Halberstam’s The Queer Art of Failure (Durham: Duke University Press, 2011).

May 5th, 2013|

". . . it seems clear that the desirability of a feminist politic that does not speak or activate is dependent on positions of privilege within the silencing system in the first place."