PUBLICATIONS

2012a        From butch-femme to female masculinities: Elizabeth Kennedy and LGBT anthropology. Feminist                             Formations 24(3): 92-100.

 

2012b        Evelyn Blackwood and Mark Johnson. Queer Asian subjects: Transgressive sexualities and                                         heteronormative meanings. Asian Studies Review 36(4):441-451.

 

2009          Trans identities and contingent masculinities: Being tombois in everyday practice.                                                       Feminist Studies 35(3): 454-480.

 

2008          Transnational discourse and circuits of queer knowledge in Indonesia.  GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and                     Gay Studies 14(4): 481-507.

 

2007          Regulation of sexuality in Indonesian discourse: Normative gender, criminal law and shifting strategies                     of control. Culture, Health and Sexuality 9(3): 293-307.

 

2005a        Gender transgression in colonial and post-colonial Indonesia. Journal of Asian Studies 64(4): 849-879.

 

2005b        Transnational sexualities in one place: Indonesian readings.  Gender & Society 19(2): 221-242.

 

2005c        Wedding bell blues: Marriage, missing men, and matrifocal follies. American Ethnologist 32(1): 3-45.                       [Featured article with commentary and rejoinder.]

 

2001          Representing women: The politics of Minangkabau adat writing. Journal of Asian Studies 60(1):125-149

 

2000          Culture and women’s sexualities. Journal of Social Issues 56(2): 223-238.  

                     

1999          Big houses and small houses: Doing matriliny in West Sumatra. Ethnos 64(1): 32-56.

 

1998          Tombois in West Sumatra: Constructing masculinity and erotic desire. Cultural Anthropology 13(4):                           491-521.    

                   

1997          Women, land and labor: Negotiating clientage and kinship in a Minangkabau  peasant community.                             Ethnology 36(4): 277-293.

 

1985          Breaking the mirror: The construction of les­bianism and the anthropo­logi­cal discourse on                                           homosexuality.  Journal of  Homosexuality 11(3/4): 1-17.

                        

1984          Sexuality and gender in certain Native American tribes: The case of cross-gender females. Signs:                               Journal of Women in Culture and Society 10(1):27-42.

 

Journal Articles

2017        Cultural Anthropology: Mapping Cultures across Time and Space.  Janice E. Stockard and Evelyn                             Blackwood.  San Francisco: Cengage Publishers. 

 

2010        Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.

 

2007        Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in a Globalizing Asia. Saskia E. Wieringa, Evelyn Blackwood and                 Abha Bhaiya, eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

2000        Webs of Power: Women, Kin and Community in a Sumatran Village.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and                               Littlefield.

 

1999        Female Desires: Same-Sex Relations and Transgender Practices Across Cultures. Evelyn Blackwood and                 Saskia E. Wieringa, eds. New York: Columbia University Press.

 

1986        Editor, The Many Faces of Homosexuality: Anthro­pol­ogical Approaches to Homosex­ual Behavior. New                     York: Har­rington Press. Originally published in a special issue of Journal of Homosexual­ity 11 (3/4).

Books 
Book Chapters (selected)

2015        Lesbian subjectivities: Butch, femme and andro from the New Order to Reformasi Era Indonesia. In Sex                   and Sexualities in  Contemporary Indonesia: Sexual Politics, Health, Diversity and Representations,                         Linda Rae Bennett and Sharyn Graham Davies, eds., pp. 220-233. Routledge.

 

2014        Language and non-normative gender and sexuality in Indonesia.  In Queer Excursions: Retheorizing                         Binaries in Language,Gender, and Sexuality. Lal Zimman, Jenny L. Davis, and Josh Raclaw, eds., pp. 81-                 100. Oxford University Press.

 

2012        Ryan Plis and Evelyn Blackwood. Trans technologies and identities in the United States. In Technologies                   of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health. Lenore Manderson, ed., pp. 185-204. New York: Routledge.

 

2011        (Trans)gender: Tomboi embodiment. In A Companion to the Anthropology of Bodies/Embodiment. Fran                     Mascia-Lees, ed. Blackwell Publishing.

 

2010        “Lesbians,” modernity and global translation: Female sexualities in Indonesia. In Routledge Handbook of                Sexuality, Health and Rights. Peter Aggleton and Richard Parker, eds., pp. 69-76. London: Routledge.

 

2008        Not your average housewife: Minangkabau women rice farmers in West Sumatra. In Women and Work in                   Indonesia. Michele Ford and Lyn Parker, eds., pp. 17-40.  New York: Routledge.

 

2007a      Evelyn Blackwood and Saskia E. Wieringa. Globalization, sexuality and silences: Women’s sexualities                       and masculinities in an Asian context. In Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in a Globalizing Asia.                       Saskia E. Wieringa, Evelyn Blackwood and Abha Bhaiya, eds., pp. 1-20. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.  

2007b      Transnational sexualities in one place: Indonesian readings. In Women’s Sexualities and Masculinities in a                 Globalizing Asia. Saskia E. Wieringa, Evelyn Blackwood and Abha Bhaiya, eds., pp. 181-199. New York:                 Palgrave Macmillan.

 

2006       Mothers to daughters: Social change and matrilineal kinship in a Minangkabau village. In Globalization                    and Change in Fifteen Cultures: Born in One World, Living in Another. George Spindler and Janice E.                      Stockard, eds., pp. 117-143. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

 

2003       Woman-headed households in agrarian societies: Not just a passing phase. In Gender at Work in                                Economic Life. Society for Economic Anthropology Monographs, vol. 20. Gracia Clark, ed., pp. 41-59.                    Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

 

2002        Reading sexuality across cultures: Anthropology and theories of sexuality. In Out in Theory: The                               Emergence of Lesbian and Gay Anthropology. Ellen Lewin and William Leap, eds., pp. 69-92. Urbana:                     University of Illinois Press.

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1999a      Evelyn Blackwood and Saskia Wieringa. Sapphic Shadows: Challenging the silence in the study of                             sexuality. In Female Desires: Same-Sex Relations and Transgender Practices Across Cultures, Evelyng                     Blackwood and Saskia E. Wieringa, eds., pp. 39-63. New York: Columbia University Press.

                            

1999b      Saskia Wieringa and Evelyn Blackwood. Introduction. In Female Desires: Same-Sex Relations and                            Transgender Practices Across Cultures, Evelyn Blackwood and Saskia E. Wieringa, eds., pp. 1-38. New                    York: Columbia University Press.

 

1997       Native American genders and sexualities: Beyond anthropological models and misrepresentations.                            In Two-Spirit People:  Native American Gender Identity, Sexuality and Spirituality.  Sue-Ellen Jacobs,                      Wesley Thomas and Sabine Lang, eds., pp. 284-294. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press.

 

1996       Cross-cultural lesbian studies: Problems and possibilities.  In The New Lesbian Studies: Into the Twenty-                    First Century. Bonnie Zimmerman and Toni McNaron, eds., pp. 194-200. New York: The Feminist Press.

 

1995a     Falling in love with an-other lesbian: Reflections on identity in fieldwork. In Taboo: Sex, Identity and                       Erotic Subjectivity in Anthropological Fieldwork, D. Kulick and M. Willson, eds., pp. 51-75.  New York:                   Routledge Press.

1995b     Senior women, model mothers and dutiful wives: Managing gender contradictions in a Minang­kabau                        village.  In Bewitching Women, Pious Men: Gender and Body Politics in Southeast Asia, A. Ong and M.                    Peletz, eds., pp. 124-158. Berkeley: University of California Press.

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