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.

Religion

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.

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."

Pamphletarian Theology with Cláudio Carvalhaes: Kiran Sebastian on Liturgy and Postcolonialism

March 15th, 2014|

We will find common breathings of the Spirit in our midst, so we can share a common, even if radically different, enthusiasm/en-theos-ism (being possessed by God) in our lives!

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 Christian Theology of Homelessness—A Liberationist Take

February 6th, 2014|

"God is with those for whom society has made no home; society may push out Mr. Ashton but the Divine has made room for the discredited, dehumanized, denied, and disenfranchised."

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?"

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 ..."