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.

Review of Jeanne Choy Tate’s Something Greater: Culture, Family, and Community as Living Story Pickwick Publications, 2013. Paperpack, $18.00.

October 28th, 2014|

Tocqueville believed an individualism that leads people to be "shut up in the solitude of his own heart” could be detrimental to communal life and may even threaten democracy itself.

Listen and See What Happens: The Power of American Indian Stories

August 25th, 2014|

"When we try to tell our story to someone who is different from us, we are faced not only with all of our own baggage, but also the misconceptions and prejudices and even ill will, perceived and real, conscious and unconscious, of the listener."

Postcolonial Empathy is Not a One-Way Red Arrow Strategy

April 16th, 2014|

"Empathy is a messy equation that requires deep listening, requires yielding to perspectives different from and that challenge my perspective, and requires making sense of histories in relation to contemporary contexts."

Exploitation in the South Pacific Island Kingdom Of Tonga

April 14th, 2014|

"Clearly, corporate responsibility and human dignity were not the goal, especially not for a young company like Makai that is zealous to make a name for itself with experiential strategies."

Ninth Monday: Pamphletarian Theology with Cláudio Carvalhaes | An Underground Poet

February 25th, 2014|

"Like Prophet Gentileza, as a Christian social-eeconomic-cultural-religious actor, I have responsibilities with our ways of living. So my eye, ear, mouth, hands and body will try to be with, or near to the poor."

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?"