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Henry Yu

Dr. Henry Yu is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of British Columbia. As a history professor, Dr. Yu's research and teaching has been built around collaborations with local community organizations, museums, and multiple levels of government. He is passionate about helping Canadians learn the cultural and historical legacies of colonialism and to be inspired by the often hidden and untold stories of those who struggled against racism and made Canadian society more inclusive and just. His book Journeys of Hope: Challenging Discrimination and Building on Vancouver Chinatown’s Legacies received the City of Vancouver Heritage Award of Merit in 2019, and his co-curation with Denise Fong and Vivienne Gosselin of the exhibits "A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia" at the Museum of Vancouver and the Chinese Canadian Museum received the Canadian Historical Association Public History Prize in 2021 and the Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions Award from the Canadian Museums Association in 2022.


Rungh Wikipedia Scholars 2024
Rungh is launching the inaugural Wikipedia Scholars program.