The Praxis Lab is meant as a space to learn, heal, and act.
As its name suggests, the BIPoC Praxis Lab is a BIPoC-only space.
Scholars can connect with others seeking to expand their study of decolonization or are involved or interested in being involved in grassroots community building and community-based research.
There are multiple projects within the Praxis Lab, and this list will expand and retract based on interest.
Our Reading Group (formerly Decolonial Politics Study Group) is a BIPoC-only space. Initially, this group was formed by Chicanx/Latinx political scientists as a means to address our
internalization of anti-Blackness and anti-indigeneity and interrogate the ways we perpetuate imperialist ideologies in our scholarly work. This revamped Reading Group expands these topics to foster a deeper understanding of decolonization, anti-imperialism, and intersectionality.
The Media Project is a BIPoC-only space for those interested in radical public intellectualism, other forms of radical politics, and/or non-traditional political engagement. This is a space for
sharing resources on publishing/reaching beyond academic venues; for highlighting BIPoC and decolonial, anti-oppressive research; and for creating subaltern media through podcasts, blogs, social media, and other non-academic methods. This is a place for insurgent scholarship that moves beyond the rigid limitations of Western logics and methods.
“We have nothing to lose but our chains.”