Passing a Camel Through Ellis Island: Arab-American Press and the Immigration Act of 1924
This post was written by Diogo Bercito, a Brazilian journalist who worked as a foreign correspondent in Jerusalem, Beirut, and Cairo. He is currently pursuing an M.A. in Arab Studies at Georgetown University, where he researches Arab migration to Latin America. He […]
Michael Shadid: A Syrian Socialist
This blog post is co-authored by Dr. Akram Khater, Director, Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and professor of History at NC State, and Sarah Soleim, a PhD student in Public History at NC State specializing in twentieth-century United States […]
Ameen Rihani, Lebanese activist for Palestine
Jacob Norris is Lecturer in Middle Eastern History at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2010. His book, Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948, […]
Lebanese Festival photos
In case you missed the Lebanese Festival, we wrote a two posts on the successful event here and here. Recently, we received a few additional photos shared below. Thank you to NC Museum of History for the photographs. And don’t forget […]
Final week of Museum Exhibition
This is the final week of Cedars in the Pines, one of the most popular exhibits at the NC Museum of History. Check it out before it heads to Tryon Palace in New Bern, NC.
A Message from our Director
As we draw near to the final days of the Cedars in the Pines exhibit at the NC Museum of History (closing August 31), I wanted to update you on some exciting news about the project. 1. Move to Tryon Palace: After closing […]
Exhibit leaving Raleigh soon
We are so proud of the work we accomplished with the support and donations of the community in bringing together a full-scale museum exhibition that features the contributions and history of the Lebanese in North Carolina from the 1890s to […]
Festival scavenger hunt, great success!
This is a guest post from Margie Merod, Assistant Director, The Lebanese in North Carolina Project. Saturday, August 2nd saw a great turnout at the Cedars in the Pines festival hosted by the Triangle Lebanese Association (TLA) and the Khayrallah […]
Over 1,000 visit exhibit in 1 day!
On Saturday, during the Lebanese festival held at the NC Museum of History, nearly 2.400 people visited the museum. Of this high volume, over 1,000 passed through the Cedars in the Pines exhibit to learn about Lebanese history in the state […]
Tomorrow: Lebanese Festival in Raleigh
Come celebrate Lebanese culture at the North Carolina Museum of History 5 E. Edenton Street, downtown Raleigh Food, dancing and activities of the whole family!