Dr. Chia Youyee Vang discusses her new book at Concordia University, St. Paul

Chia Youyee Vang has just published, “Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War.” The book is written from the perspectives of the Hmong Pilots themselves, who reached out to Chia to help them tell these stories that have long been kept secret.

Chia Youyee Vang participants in panel discussion at Harvard University

Professor Chia Youyee Vang presented on a panel late last month as part of the Unsettled Citizens conference. Her particular panel discussion, Citizenship and It’s Gate
Keepers, explored how states, tribes, and other communities regulate belonging.

John Harry lands internship at Smithsonian National Museum of American History

UWM History student John Harry has landed an internship with the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. He will be working for Theresa McCulla, a beer historian the museum hired to aid with the Smithsonian’s American Brewing History Initiative.