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  • B.A., St. Olaf College
  • M.A., National Taiwan University
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago

Courses Taught

  • Arts of China
  • Museum Studies


Franklin Boggs: Fifty Years in Paint, Wright Museum of Art. Beloit College.

Beckman, J. ed. Wright Museum Collects Series. Vol. 1., Wright Museum of Art. Beloit College, 2018.

At the Mouth of the Grave: Chariot Fittings in Eastern Zhou Burials. Artibus Asiae, v.76.1 (2016).

“The Meaning of Material: Ritual Vessel Assemblages in Chu Burials of the 4th and 3rd Century BC,” Antiquity Fall, 2013.

Faculty and Student Curators: An Exhibit Template for Course Integration. in S. Jandl and M. Gold (eds.) Academic Museums: Campus and Community, MuseumsInc. 2012.

Beckman, J., and Kasten S., eds., East Asian Art and Inquiry at a Midwestern College, Beloit College, 2012.

Sui: Gifting of Warring States Burial Shrouds. Yishushi yanjiu 艺术史研究, v.5, 2004, pp.127-142.

Minister Zhao’s Grave: Staging an Eastern Zhou Burial. Orientations v.34 no.5 (May 2002), pp. 22-26.

Joy Beckman

Professor and George S. Parker II Chair in Art History, Chair of Museum Studies, Director of the Wright Museum of Art

 Email:  Phone: 608-363-2097   On Sabbatical AY 2021-2022
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