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

Let’s Not be Naïve . . .

March 18th, 2013|

"By his own definition, we can safely assume that whatever else may change, the reign of Pope Francis will not be one that initiates a dialogue with the sexual and gender minorities of the world."

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."

Part 1: A Postcolonial Theologian Goes to Opera. Why, on Earth, Opera?!

January 23rd, 2013|

"Opera can simultaneously convey not only the approval and reinscription of the cultural and socio-political status quo through its aural and visual regimes of beauty and repulsion . . . "

A Tale of Three Cities: A Review of Rashmi Varma’s The Postcolonial City and its Subjects: London, Nairobi, Bombay (New York and London: Routledge), 2012.

January 21st, 2013|

"To do so, she takes recourse to Frantz Fanon’s writings and sees the postcolonial city as a 'zone of occult instability' in which desire and power lock horns to produce a Manichean city, with its attendant dangers and potentialities."

A Graduate Student’s Top Five Picks: Joseph N. Goh

December 9th, 2012|

"Postcolonial critiques and recastings of theological themes are not theologoumenonic fads, but critiques and transformations of colonising methodologies and epistemologies in theology . . ."

Three Poems: Christmas List, Weekend Instructions, & Letter to India

December 3rd, 2012|

"I hope you will be proud to tell people That you knew me when I was hungry And you were my world. After all, it is you who always said that love in whatever way it comes is flawless"

Hip-Hop and Justice Making: 10 Picks from an Artist

November 26th, 2012|

"I purposefully selected songs from artists who are either fairly well-known or bona fide superstars to show that the hip-hop community has potential to use art responsibly to speak out against social ills, potential even for those from whom we least expect a justice-oriented voice."