Apr 28, 2015

InfoGraphic: Lebanese Americans

No matter who you are or where you come from, it is difficult to quantify a lifetime of experiences and choices. How do we put numbers against all the decisions we make in our lives? Part of the mission of […]

Apr 27, 2015

Reprint // Michigan in Color: Go Home

This article is reprinted with permission from The Michigan Daily, edited and managed by the students of University of Michigan. You can read the original article here written by Rachelle Mehdi. Last week, amid the campus-wide “American Sniper” outrage, I was told […]

Apr 22, 2015

From Pageant Queen to U.N. Worker: The Rosemary Hakim Collection

This article is written by Matthew Jaber Stiffler and Elyssa Bisoski of the Arab American National Museum, first museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture. AANM is located in Dearborn, Michigan.  The Arab American National Museum (AANM) was built […]

Apr 15, 2015

Review of Rawi Hage’s Novel, Cockroach

This article is written by Joseph Geha, professor emeritus at Iowa State University and author of two books; Through and Through: Toledo Stories and Lebanese Blonde. In October 2014, the Center invited Geha to lecture entitled “Is there an Us?” centering on […]

Apr 8, 2015

Meryl Murman: Identity tied to Geography

This is the second in a two-part series focused on Meryl’s interdisciplinary work. You can read Part I here. This article is written by Meryl Murman, a Lebanese-American interdisciplinary artist. Her newest work is a choreographic residency called The Lipstick. You can […]

Apr 3, 2015

17th Year of Lebanese Festival, Saturday April 4

This article is written by Bearta Al-Chacar, Lebanese Festival Director. For more information, check out Triangle Lebanese Association. The Lebanese festival is like “Christmas or Eid” to the Lebanese in North Carolina. It’s not only a way to share our […]

Apr 1, 2015

‘Bodies in Motion’ Conference Recap

This article is written by John T. Karam, Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Sponsored by the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University, the conference, “Bodies in Motion: […]

Mar 25, 2015

Uninvited and unwelcome: a brief introduction to early Lebanese migration to Australia

This article is written by Anne Monsour. She has a PhD in history from the University of Queensland. View her full bio after the article Despite the long and dangerous journey, nineteenth century immigration from Lebanon to Australia mirrored that from […]

Mar 11, 2015

Meet the Khayrallah Center’s New Post-Doc Fellow: Lily Balloffet

This interview was conducted over email with Caroline Muglia, who works with the Khayrallah Center. Lily Balloffet is the winner of the 2015-2016 Middle East Diaspora Post Doctoral Fellowship, a prestigious award that is open to scholars in the humanities […]

Mar 9, 2015

Opening Reception: Levine Museum of the New South

This article is written by our friends of the Metrolina Phoenician Club, a social and philanthropic club located in Charlotte, NC. The Metrolina Phoenician Club is pleased to have co-sponsored the Opening Reception of Cedars in the Pines: The Lebanese in […]