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.

Politics

Buenos Aires Conference honors the memory of late Argentinean theologian Marcella Althaus-Reid

July 20th, 2013|

"The 'indecent' are those who do not embody rigid systems of moral codes. Those systems—in many cases—have been constructed to limit the life of the people."

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."

Faith, Secular Humanism, and Development

May 13th, 2013|

"Ultimately, the essay demonstrates that Roumain believes that only through effective human solidarity and collaboration can serious social transformation and real human freedom take place."

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."