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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.

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Can He Convert?: An Argentinean Scholar Reflects on the Selection of Pope Francis

March 14th, 2013|

"While Romero allegedly converted in the 1970s in the streets of San Salvador, Bergoglio had over forty years to convert in the streets of Buenos Aires. But he did not."

A Review of Luke A. Powery’s Dem Dry Bones: Preaching, Death, and Hope (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2012).

February 24th, 2013|

"The site of Powery’s homiletical inspiration is located primarily in two sources that have been a great means of hope in countless African American churches in the midst of painful suffering and death. The first reservoir for homiletics is the Spirituals."

On Richard Twiss: A Tribute

February 17th, 2013|

"Richard’s vision for decolonization extended to all peoples. He challenged Christian evangelical treatment of Palestinian peoples on the Trinity Broadcast Network (and was not invited back). He worked ceaselessly to build alliances with all peoples impacted by white supremacy and colonialism."

A Graduate Student’s Top Five Picks: Joseph N. Goh

December 9th, 2012|

"Postcolonial critiques and recastings of theological themes are not theologoumenonic fads, but critiques and transformations of colonising methodologies and epistemologies in theology . . ."

Three Poems: Christmas List, Weekend Instructions, & Letter to India

December 3rd, 2012|

"I hope you will be proud to tell people That you knew me when I was hungry And you were my world. After all, it is you who always said that love in whatever way it comes is flawless"

Hip-Hop and Justice Making: 10 Picks from an Artist

November 26th, 2012|

"I purposefully selected songs from artists who are either fairly well-known or bona fide superstars to show that the hip-hop community has potential to use art responsibly to speak out against social ills, potential even for those from whom we least expect a justice-oriented voice."

A Graduate Student’s Top Five Picks: Joshua B. Bennett

November 17th, 2012|

"What constitutes a livable, grievable life? What does it mean to be alive? For those of us who have, historically, had a fraught relationship to and with the land, with animals, with machines, how do we write about this thing called Nature? How do we love it?"