Our Mission

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

Gender/Sexuality

Faith-based Organizing and the Prison Industrial Complex: An Interview with Laura Markle Downton

February 11th, 2014|

"Our collective healing becomes possible as we take up the struggle together, name our history with honesty, and work to ensure that we break with cycles of trauma and oppression rather than repeat them."

A Conversation on Rage

February 2nd, 2014|

"Shul’s story provokes me to ask who is the patient equivalent at our postcolonial intersections? Whose rage is not being heard and requires the unexpected, unplanned intervention comparable to Rabbi Izen’s?"

Mrinalini Sebastian on Gayatri Spivak’s “Can the Subaltern Speak?”

January 29th, 2014|

Listen to our resident teacher, Mrinalini Sebastian, discuss Gayatri Spivak's famous, though not always understood, "Can the Subaltern Speak?" Join the conversation today with your questions and comments!

Remembering José Esteban Muñoz

December 8th, 2013|

"I encountered the work of José Esteban Muñoz early in my work, as I was searching for the voices of queer of color cultural critique to influence my own pursuits within decolonized liberation theologies."

Keeping the Match Lit for a Queer Future: Remembering José Estaban Muñoz

December 8th, 2013|

"The absence of his voice is a great loss. The coverage, perspective, and sheer inspiration of thought must be taken up as a charge for the next generation. His work must now live on in others."

Mind-Work Body-Work; or, does a black man wearing glasses seem less threatening than a black man who is not wearing glasses?

November 5th, 2013|

"What would it look like for us to lift up body-work or integrate mind-work and body-work into a single expression?"

Fruitvale Station: A Review

September 18th, 2013|

"How many times must we say enough is enough? How do we continue to mobilize information, resources, and outreach efforts to fight and raise awareness over these injustices?"