Stories From 2014

Oct 29, 2014

An App that Connects Lebanese Everywhere

What’s wonderful about the Lebanese diaspora is that anywhere in the world you travel, you’re likely to meet a Lebanese-descended person. For such a small country, the community living outside of Lebanon is massive. As diasporic communities go–and there are […]

Oct 15, 2014

Historic moment for Lebanese diaspora

Yesterday was a historic moment for the Lebanese diaspora community and for NC State University in Raleigh.     Crowded into the Park Alumni Center, NC State’s Chancellor announced the launch of the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies. […]

Oct 14, 2014

What death certificates tell us about the lives of Lebanese

The goal of the Khayrallah Center is to shed light on the important contribution of Lebanese-Americans. Beginning with a focus on North Carolina, we’ve accomplished that by conducting interviews, archiving family photos and movies, and creating cultural projects like a documentary […]

Oct 12, 2014

New Archival Acquisition

On April 7, 1923, the intellectual and business elites of the Lebanese-American community in New York City met for a banquet. The first of its kind to gather so many of the scions of the community, the banquet was organized […]

Sep 15, 2014

THJH article is here

Thanks to the  Tarheel Junior Historian Association and NC Museum of History‘s magazine department for allowing us to collaborate on the latest issue of The Tarheel Junior Historian (THJH). The article “Lebanon, North Carolina, and Food!: One Family’ Story of Immigration and Success” […]

Sep 12, 2014

Tonight: Tryon Palace opening reception

Happening tonight. Don’t miss out on a celebration of our museum exhibit’s second location! Opening Reception, Cedars in the Pines exhibit Friday, September 12, 5:30 – 7:00 pm NC History Center, Duffy Exhibit Gallery 529 South Front St., New Bern, NC Learn […]

Sep 11, 2014

Tomorrow: Opening Reception, Tryon Palace

If you had a chance to RSVP, then we will see you tomorrow at Tryon Palace in New Bern to celebrate the second North Carolina location of Cedars in the Pines museum exhibition. Read more about it here.

Sep 10, 2014

Tomorrow: IdEA Event!

Join us tomorrow… U.S. Special Representative for Global Partnerships Andrew O’ Brien Thursday, September 11 Talley Student Center, NC State University 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Sep 9, 2014

2 events this week: Don’t miss out!

IdEA Disapora Tour Thursday, September 11, 5:30 – 7:30 pm NC State University, Talley Student Center, Raleigh, NC Learn more here.   Opening Reception, Cedars in the Pines exhibit Friday, September 12, 5:30 – 7:00 pm NC History Center, Duffy Exhibit Gallery 529 […]

Sep 8, 2014

Exhibit heading to New Bern

After a huge success at NC Museum of History in Raleigh, Cedars in the Pines is moving to its next temporary home at Tryon Palace in New Bern. From this Friday, September 12 through December 14, visitors to the interactive exhibit will learn […]