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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.

Politics

Listening to the World: The Need for Postcolonial Literature in the Secondary Classroom

January 6th, 2014|

"If we start teaching information that has very little context for learners in the United States, we as educators focus on difference and can end up “othering” an entire nation, the most significant pitfall of teaching postcolonial texts."

Sixth Monday: Pamphletarian Theology with Cláudio Carvalhaes

January 6th, 2014|

"The hope here is that these doings, these pamphlets, in forms of actions, movements, words, books, art, performances, images, dreams, hopes and imagination, will gain some social ripple effects that might help us ..."

A discussion on liberation theology from the Postcolonial Theology Network

August 12th, 2013|

What are the origins of liberation theology? What are the politics of discussing origins? How does racism shape our understanding of intellectual contributions and legacies?

Black and Anabaptist?: A Radical Ecclesiology and Prophetic Witness in the Empire

August 12th, 2013|

"I began to see America not as the innocent hand of God in the world but as one aligned with the portrayals, offered by Israelite witnesses, of Egypt, Babylon, Assyria, and Rome at the peaks of their oppressive empires."

Cláudio Carvalhaes interviews Miguel A. De La Torre

July 27th, 2013|

Cláudio Carvalhaes, a contributing editor at Plural Space, interviews Miguel A. De La Torre, the Iliff Professor of Social Ethics at Iliff School of Theology.

Pictures from Buenos Aires meeting held in honor of Marcella Althaus-Reid

July 23rd, 2013|

Check out these pictures from the Buenos Aires meeting held in honor of Marcella Althaus-Reid!

Marcella Althaus-Reid: The Next Generation of Indecent Theologians

July 22nd, 2013|

"We need to continue to decenter North American and European postcolonial scholarship to welcome a new generation that comes from a multiplicity of contexts."