"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."
"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?"
Listen to our resident teacher, Mrinalini Sebastian, discuss Gayatri Spivak's famous, though not always understood, "Can the Subaltern Speak?" Join the conversation today with your questions and comments!
"I encountered the work of José Esteban Muñoz early in my work, as I was searching for the voices of queer of color cultural critique to influence my own pursuits within decolonized liberation theologies."
"The absence of his voice is a great loss. The coverage, perspective, and sheer inspiration of thought must be taken up as a charge for the next generation. His work must now live on in others."
Mind-Work Body-Work; or, does a black man wearing glasses seem less threatening than a black man who is not wearing glasses?
"What would it look like for us to lift up body-work or integrate mind-work and body-work into a single expression?"
"How many times must we say enough is enough? How do we continue to mobilize information, resources, and outreach efforts to fight and raise awareness over these injustices?"