Li Wei Yang

Li Wei Yang
Curator of Pacific Rim Collections
Department: Library, Curatorial Department (626-405-2203)

Li Wei Yang is Curator of Pacific Rim Collections at The Huntington Library. His first Huntington exhibition, “Y.C. Hong: Advocate for Chinese American Inclusion,” was on view in 2015. In 2020, Li Wei was part of the Huntington, Los Angeles Public Library, and the Library Foundation of Los Angeles team that curated “Stories and Voices from L.A. Chinatown,” an outdoor exhibit located in L.A. Chinatown’s Central Plaza and online. His next exhibition, “Printed in 1085,” will focus on The Huntington’s oldest printed book and is scheduled to go on view in April 2023. From 2008 to 2014, he held the positions of Institutional Archivist and Project Archivist at The Huntington. He received his MSc in History from the University of Edinburgh and MLIS from San Jose State University.


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