2013

Dec 11, 2013

Congratulations Akram!

Last week, North Carolina State University announced that 3 faculty from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) were named among the 20 University Faculty Scholars for this year. And guess who was named? Dr. Akram Khater, the wonderful Director of […]

Dec 2, 2013

Mitchell David Baddour, the early years

It’s moments like this one that I love working with this Project! A longtime contributor to the Project and all-around dedicated member of the Lebanese-American community in NC donated some materials for the online archive. Matt Kannan provided 4 photographs, […]

Nov 20, 2013

Mashriq & Mahjar, Issue 2

We are pleased to announce our second issue of Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East Migration Studies, the peer-reviewed, online scholarly journal dedicated to original research on migration about the Middle East. The work of The Lebanese in North […]

Nov 11, 2013

Favorite photo!

Lovely photo of women dancing!

Nov 5, 2013

9th Annual Film Festival: My Country, My Country

My Country, My Country (Iraq/USA), 2006 A film by Laura Poitras (2012 MacArthur Genius Grant winner) Nominee, Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature The Middle East Studies Committee and the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies is proud to present the […]

Oct 29, 2013

9th Annual Film Festival: The Green Wave-Iran

The Green Wave (Iran), 2009 A film by Ali Samadi Ahadi Official selection at 2011 Sundance Film Festival The Middle East Studies Committee and the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies is proud to present the 9th Annual Middle East Film […]

Oct 22, 2013

9th Annual Film Festival: Beirut Diaries

Beirut Diaries: Truth, Lies and Videos A film by Mai Masri The Middle East Studies Committee and the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies is proud to present the 9th Annual Middle East Film Festival. This year’s theme is REVOLUTION! This is […]

Oct 21, 2013

Presenting at the Library of Congress!

With approximately 300 attendees and over 70 speakers, the Project is so happy to have participated in the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center annual conference called “Cultural Heritage Archives: Networks, Innovation and Collaboration.” You can find the schedule here. We […]

Oct 15, 2013

9th Annual Middle East Film Festival is back!

We Are Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution A film by Lillie Paquette In the 14 months prior to the revolution, filmmaker Lillie Paquette follows key opposition figures and young activists as they struggle against the odds and at great personal […]

Oct 10, 2013

Museum Update 4: Objects! Artifacts! Memorabilia!

Guest Blogger: Margie Merod, Assistant Director, The Lebanese in North Carolina Project No matter what you call them, we are collecting them! We’re finally at one of the most anticipated and important points in the exhibit preparation: Artifact Collection. Artifacts […]