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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.

Gender/Sexuality

What does Alan Chambers’ Apology Mean? A Reflection on the Updated Politics of Christian Heterosexism

June 26th, 2013|

"What this is to say is that, whatever intentions Chambers has for this group, we should not be surprised if reducefear.org gives us a sense of déjà-vu once it comes into existence."

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."

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."

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."

Got to Kick at the Darkness “’til It Bleeds Daylight”

April 20th, 2013|

"When the Church enters the debate in the public square, then I, who, with the whole people of God, am also the Church, can challenge and in good conscience, hold the Church to account."

After the Hype: Taking Stock of Pope Francis in Light of Argentine Catholic History

April 1st, 2013|

"I do not see in Bergoglio a prophetic voice of the sort that we saw in El Salvador, with the martyred Archbishop Romero, or in Brasil’s famously prophetic Dom Helder Câmara."

Francis, a pope of la lucha???


March 20th, 2013|

"It is this same Spirit that we must embrace today—the problems facing the church cannot be solved by one man but will take all of us tapping into holy chutzpah to repair, reform, renew, and re-member the Church."