diaspora

Oct 19, 2015

Adoptive Diaspora (1 of 3)

This post is written by Raja Abillama. He teaches anthropology and international studies at North Carolina State University. His research is focused on transnational secularism and the government of religion in Lebanon. This article is the first in a series […]

Jan 14, 2015

Anthony Mansoor: An Unlikely Profile of a Lebanese living in Mississippi

On January 6, The Atlantic featured an article “How White Flight Ravaged the Mississippi Delta.” Focused on the town of Tchula located about 70 miles north of Jackson, the town is “currently listed as the fifth-poorest town in the nation with a […]

Oct 29, 2014

An App that Connects Lebanese Everywhere

What’s wonderful about the Lebanese diaspora is that anywhere in the world you travel, you’re likely to meet a Lebanese-descended person. For such a small country, the community living outside of Lebanon is massive. As diasporic communities go–and there are […]

Sep 10, 2014

Tomorrow: IdEA Event!

Join us tomorrow… U.S. Special Representative for Global Partnerships Andrew O’ Brien Thursday, September 11 Talley Student Center, NC State University 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Jun 26, 2014

The Diaspora Tour: Coming in September

The United States Department of State is taking their moniker Diplomacy in Action seriously with a new initiative by the Special Representative for Global Partnerships 2014 Diaspora Tour led by Andrew O’ Brien who has served in this role for about a year. […]