Li Wei Yang

Curator of Pacific Rim Collections
Department: Library

Li Wei Yang has curated The Huntington's Pacific Rim collections since 2015. Prior to that, he was an assistant curator of Western American history and institutional archivist and a project archivist at the Library. Yang completed the M.Sc. in history at the University of Edinburgh and the M.L.I.S. at San José State University. His research interests include Asian American history, migration, and East Asian rare books. In 2015, Yang curated The Huntington Library's first exhibition on Chinese American history, "Y.C. Hong: Advocate for Chinese-American Inclusion."