Books & Articles

Books

Journal Articles

  • Saraswati, L.A.”People, Promises, and PhD Programs in Women’s Studies.” Feminist Studies (Forthcoming)
  • Saraswati, L.A. “The Performativity of Pain: Asian Women and Sexuality in Online Spaces.” Diogenes (Forthcoming)
  • Saraswati, L.A. “The Gender Politics of Human Waste and Human-as-Waste: Indonesian Women Migrant Workers and Elderly Care in Japan.” Gender, Work & Organization 24.6 (2017): 594-609.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Wikisexuality: Rethinking Sexuality in Cyberspace.” Sexualities 16.5/6 (2013): 587-603.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Malu: Coloring Shame and Shaming the Color of Beauty in Transnational Indonesia.” Feminist Studies 38.1 (2012): 113-140.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Why Beauty Matters to the Postcolonial Nation’s Masters: Reading Narratives of Female Beauty in Pramoedya’s Buru Tetralogy.” Feminist Formations 23.2 (2011): 111-131.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Cosmopolitan Whiteness: The Effects and Affects of Skin-Whitening Advertisements in Transnational Women’s Magazine in Indonesia.” Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism 10.2 (2010): 15-41.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “GABRIELA: Gerakan Perempuan Sebagai Mobilisator Massa di Filipina” (“GABRIELA: Women’s Movement and Mass Mobilization in the Philippines”). Jurnal Perempuan (Women’s Journal) 14 (2000): 27-45.

Book Chapters

  • Nish, J., K. Williams, and L.A. Saraswati. “Marching, Teaching, and Crossing Borders: A Transnational Conversation.” In L. A. Saraswati and B. Shaw, eds. Feminist Theory Reader (Forthcoming)
  • Saraswati, L.A. “Cosmopolitan Whiteness: The Effects and Affects of Skin-Whitening Advertisements in Transnational Women’s Magazine in Indonesia.” Reprinted in Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Ed. L. Ayu Saraswati, Barbara Shaw, and Heather Rellihan. Oxford UP, 2017.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Wikisexuality: A New Category of Sexuality in the Virtual World.” Reprinted in Introducing the New Sexuality Studies. Ed. Steven Seidman and Nancy Fischer. Routledge, 2016.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Malu: Coloring Shame and Shaming the Color of Beauty in Transnational Indonesia.” Feminist Studies 38.1 (2012): 113-140. Reprinted in Kaleidoscope of Gender, Ed. Joan Spade and Catherine Valentine. Sage, 2016.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Digital Gender Story Project: Teaching Gender in the Digital Age.” Feminist Cyberspaces: Pedagogies in Transition. Ed. Sharon Collingwood, Alvinia Quintana, and Caroline Smith. Newcastle, U.K.: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012. 137-159.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Tetralogi Buru, Kecantikan Perempuan dan Maskulinitas Pascakolonial” (“Buru Tetralogy, Female Beauty and Postcolonial Masculinity”). Pola dan Silangan: Jender dalam Teks Indonesia (Pattern and Intersectionality: Gender in Indonesian Texts). Ed. Lisabona Rahman. Jakarta: Yayasan Kalam and HIVOS, 2007. 63-94.
  • Saraswati, L. A. “Kekerasan Negara, Perempuan, dan Refleksi Negara Patriarkis” (“State Violence, Women, and Patriarchal State”). Negara dan Kekerasan Terhadap Perempuan (State and Violence Against Women). Ed. N. I. Subono. Jakarta: Yayasan Jurnal Perempuan (Women’s Journal Foundation), 2000. 33-56.

Other Publications

Dr. Saraswati has also published short fictions in Indonesian magazines such as Aneka and Swara Kartini.

Some articles are available here: https://manoa-hawaii.academia.edu/AyuSaraswati

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