Sep 6, 2017

Debut of Syrians in New York: Mapping Movement, 1900-1930

The Khayrallah Center’s newest project, Syrians in New York: Mapping Movement, 1900-1930, uses digital mapping techniques to investigate New York City’s early Syrian/Lebanese immigrant community. This project is a phase of the center’s larger project, Mapping the Mahjar. Syrians in […]

Oct 28, 2015

Counting the Lebanese in the US: 1900-1930

This post is co-written by Marjorie Stevens and Peter Knepper. Marjorie is Senior Researcher for the Khayrallah Center with a primary focus is on archival research and development.  Peter Knepper is a PhD student in Sociology at NCSU. He joined the […]

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 […]

Aug 6, 2013

August Newsletter is here!

A message from our Director, Dr, Akram Khater: Dear Friends, I hope that your summer has been going well and that you have had the chance to take some time off and relax. I am back from a nice vacation […]

Jun 13, 2013

1.5M Americans of Arab descent: Breaking down the Census report for Lebanese-Americans

If you follow our Facebook page or if you keep up with breaking news of the Census (!), you know that the Census’ ongoing survey called American Community Survey (ACS) just released a short report and accompanying statistics that reflect […]

Jul 25, 2012

Finding the Farfour Family

The United States Census gathers information from the citizens of the country. The most recent Census, in 2010, recorded the population exceeding 300 million. Most often, the Census enumeration is used to track demographics of race, class, sex, income, family […]