California History Room and California State Library Host Free Virtual Series

Hello from the California History Room in the California State Library!

Events are in Pacific Daylight Time:

  • Wednesday, May 17th, 6:00-7:30PM:Threads of the HMong Diaspora— a talk exploring the history of HMong Californians through the threads of their global diaspora. Tapping into oral history and folklore, designer and curator Pachia Lucy Vang shares research rooted in HMong knowledge to look at the importance of paj ntaub or HMong clothing and textiles throughout the world. For more information and to register, visit .
  • Friday, June 9th, 4:00-5:30PM:Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party— a panel discussion featuring Stephen Shames and Ericka Huggins, co-authors of the newly released book, Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party . This panel is joined by former Black Panther Party member M. Gayle Asali Dickson and moderated by Susan D. Anderson. For more information and to register, visit .

To see what other forms of outreach we have going on, check out our Events and Presentations page. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us at .

Posted: May 12, 2023
Tagged: Meetings, Conferences, Symposia