A Tour of the Ameen Rihani Museum in Freike, Lebanon
Introduction In the summer of 2018, Khayrallah Center intern Hannah Chaya traveled to Freike, Lebanon to help digitize the contents of the Ameen Rihani Museum. The Khayrallah Center has embarked on an extensive project in collaboration with the Ameen Rihani […]
Dr. Waïl Hassan discusses Orientalist discourse in early Lebanese American writing
This article is written by Elizabeth Saylor, the 2016-2016 Khayrallah Center Post-Doctoral Fellow. Saylor’s current book project examines the work of a neglected pioneer of the Arabic novel, the Lebanese immigrant writer, journalist, and translator, ‘Afīfa Karam (1883-1924), an important […]
Transforming Arabic: 20th century Lebanese authors in the U.S.
In the first three decades of the 20th century, Lebanese authors living in the United States revolutionized Arabic language and literature. In the words of Mikhail Nu’aymi, one of these authors, their purpose was: “To lift Arabic literature from the […]