Postdoctoral Fellow in Oceanic Art – Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis, and The Saint Louis Art Museum seek specialist in Oceanic Art, for a joint teaching-curatorial two-year position beginning July 1, 2014.

At The Saint Louis Art Museum, the Fellow would study and interpret the fine collection of nearly 700 objects from the 19th and 20th centuries, that come from Papua New Guinea (including Sepik River Valley material, Lewa masks, Kerewa gope boards and Korewari  figures), and also from Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and Polynesia. The Fellow would also help with the installation and interpretation of a major special exhibition “Atua: Sacred Gods of Polynesia” in the fall of 2014. [See for details on eligibility and how to apply]

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