Lecturer / Professor of Art History (Hawai‘i Pacific University)
RESEARCH AREAS – Tribal Southeast Asia and Pacific
Jerome Feldman is a Professor of art history at Hawaiʻi Pacific University in Honolulu and lectures at the Department of Art and Art History at Manoa during Summer sessions. His specialization is in the arts of Tribal Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. Feldman has conducted field studies in remote islands of Indonesia, and Polynesia. He has written many articles and books, has studied museum collections in Europe, Asia, the Pacific and America and has aided in several important exhibitions including The Eloquent Dead at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Nias Tribal Treasures at the Volkenkundig Museum Nusantara in Delft, and Beyond the Java Sea, a Smithsonian sponsored traveling exhibition. In fall 2004 he was the Slade Visiting Professor at Cambridge University, England.
PhD – Columbia University
MA – University of Hawai’i at Manoa
BA – City University of New York
• “The Great Chief’s House at Baruyulasara, Pulau Tello, the Batu Islands, Indonesia” in Lehner, E., I. Doubrawa, Ikaputra. Insular Diversity Architecture, Culture, Identity in Indonesia, Vienna Institute for Comparative Research in Architecture, 2013: 119-128.
• “Art-Southeast Asia,” in Mcneill et al. Art in World History, Great Barrington: Berkshire Pub.: 130-135.
• With Gruber, P., M. Melcher, J Kurt-Nielsen, “Replacement of Tradition- Comparative View of the Architectural Development of the Village of Hilimondregeraya in Nias, Indonesia,” Cultural Heritage and New Technologies, 14th Congress . eBook edition, Vienna: 2010.
ART 475B (Art of the Pacific)
ART 479 (Art of Hawai‘i)