April

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: […]

Apr 30, 2014

Event: History Weekend

This weekend, May 2-3, marks the rescheduled History Weekend! We hope you can join us! Here’s Akram’s note below: On behalf the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies, I would like to invite you and your guests to join us for […]

Apr 17, 2014

Upcoming Event: History Weekend!

As you may recall, in February the inclement weather forced us to cancel our History Weekend event which featured Professor Rashid Khalidi (Columbia University, Edward Said Chair in Arab Studies) speaking on the future of the Middle East. We have […]

Apr 15, 2014

165 people turnout to hear Music of the Carolinas!

This past Sunday, North Carolina Museum of History, Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies at NC State University, CHASS at NC State University, North Carolina Humanities Council, and the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music co-hosted an event featuring musical talents that highlighted […]

Apr 12, 2014

EVENT TOMORROW: Music of the Carolinas, Cedars in the Pines

Music of the Carolinas: Cedars in the Pines The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music Sunday, April 13, 3pm-4pm Featuring Naji Hilal and Christopher Saleh North Carolina Museum of History, 5 East Edenton St., Raleigh FREE admission, open to all, bring your […]

Apr 10, 2014

EVENT: Music of the Carolinas, Cedars in the Pines

Music of the Carolinas: Cedars in the Pines The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music Sunday, April 13, 3pm-4pm Featuring Naji Hilal and Christopher Saleh North Carolina Museum of History, 5 East Edenton St., Raleigh FREE admission, open to all, bring your […]

Apr 10, 2014

Reflections of a first timer’s experience at the Lebanese Festival

This is a guest post by Mandy Benter, a Research Assistant with the Project. She often writes community spotlights for the newsletters. This past Saturday, the Triangle Lebanese Association (TLA) may have held their 16th annual Lebanese Festival, but it was […]

Apr 9, 2014

Event TODAY! Hear Dr. Akram Khater talk about the history of Arabs in America!

History a la carte: Strangers at Home, History of Arabs in America Lecture with Dr. Akram Khater Professor of History & Middle East Studies, NC State University Wednesday, April 9, Noon-1pm North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St, Raleigh […]

Apr 8, 2014

Lecture Event: Strangers at Home, History of Arabs in America

History a la carte: Strangers at Home, History of Arabs in America Lecture with Dr. Akram Khater Professor of History & Middle East Studies, NC State University Wednesday, April 9, Noon-1pm North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St, Raleigh […]

Apr 7, 2014

Carolyn Monsour Dorroll, 1928-2014

On Wednesday, March 26, the Lebanese-American community in NC lost a generous and loving person. In true Lebanese fashion, Carolyn is survived by a large family: her son, Phil Dorroll and life partner, Ruth Farmer, of Sarasota, Fla.; her daughters, Nikki […]