Monday, June 6, 2016

Professor of Art History authors chapter of book, honoring King’s College, Cambridge professor

Jerome Feldman, Ph.D.
Professor of Art History Jerome Feldman, Ph.D., authored the chapter, “Transgressions in the House of the Chief: Hilimondregeraya village in South Nias, Indonesia,” in the May 2016 published book, Tributes to Jean Michel Massing: Towards a Global Art History. The book is a tribute to Professor of Art History at King’s College, Cambridge (UK), Jean Michel Massing, on his retirement. It contains essays by colleagues and former students. In 2004-05, Feldman served at Cambridge as the Slade Visiting Professor, one of the most prestigious honors in academia for art historians. 

Feldman, who is a specialist in the arts of Tribal Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, received his Ph.D. in tribal art history from Columbia University. He has been on the faculty at the university since 1979. In the Fall 2016 semester, Feldman plans to teach ARTH 1001 Art of Oceania, ARTH 3206 Renaissance to Modern Art and ARTH 2301 Tribal Art History.

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