2019 Speaker Series

Held in the Visitor Center  | First Saturday of the Month  | 1:00-2:00pm

January 5 Dr. Benjamin Jenkins, Assistant Professor of History and University Archivist, University of La Verne

Title: “Octopus’s Garden: Railroads, Citrus Agriculture, and the Emergence of Southern California”

February 2  Frank Taylor, Local Historian, 1900 in Black History

Title: “African Americans in the Inland Empire,” in celebration of Black History Month

March 2 Amanda Castro, Director, Malki Museum

Topic: Local Native American Women’s History in celebration of Women’s History Month

April 6 Judy Lee, University Programs Teaching Librarian, University of California at Riverside

Topic: Preview of the Downtown Riverside Asian American Walking Tour

May 4 Dr. Edward Chang, Director of the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies and Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California at Riverside

Title: “Pachappa Camp: The First Koreatown in the United States” in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month