Feb 4, 2015

Methods of Finding Population Statistics of Lebanese Migration Throughout the World

This blog post was written by Megan Cullen, Research Assistant for the Khayrallah Center. In late September 2014, I became a Research Assistant for the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies. My project investigated the patterns of Lebanese […]

Feb 27, 2014

Press in News & Observer

Check out Akram talk about the Lebanese immigrants to North Carolina and the exhibit! “Everyone has their own stories, from the kitchen from grandma, from grandpa,” he said. “But we wanted to gather these into a common story and sort […]

Feb 25, 2014

Zaffee dance!

One of the highlights of the opening reception of Cedars in the Pines museum exhibit was the performance from the Triangle Lebanese Association’s Dabkeh troupe. The dancers infused the evening with so much energy and spirit and we are so grateful for […]

Feb 25, 2014

Thank you!

We are so thankful for the support of over 280 community members from throughout North Carolina who attended the opening reception of Cedars in the Pines at the North Carolina Museum of History. We feel lucky for your continued dedication […]

Feb 20, 2014

How to stay connected on opening night!

As you are all aware, we are gearing up for the opening of our full scale museum exhibition tomorrow evening! We are all very excited! I know that many readers tune in to this blog to receive updates. But, for […]

Feb 18, 2014

Details for Friday’s Opening

We are so delighted that so many of you will be joining us this Friday evening, February 21, 2014, to celebrate the opening of the museum exhibition, Cedars in the Pines: The Lebanese in North Carolina, 130 Years of History. Preliminary […]

Feb 13, 2014

History Weekend events CANCELLED

Due to the adverse weather conditions here and in NY (where Prof. Khalidi is based) we are forced to cancel the screening of the Lebanese  film, Caramel, tomorrow (Friday) evening, as well as the public lecture by Professor Rashid Khalidi on […]

Feb 13, 2014

WLCU Honors Moise and Vera Khayrallah

This month, World Lebanese Cultural Union, profiled Moise and Vera Khayrallah, for the “Lebanese Heritage” Series. Founded in 1960, WLCU is  an international, secular, non-denominational, non-profit organization sponsored by the Government of Lebanon but working independently in cooperation with Lebanese emigrants […]

Feb 12, 2014

Reminder: History weekend starts soon!

NC State University hosts History Weekend February 14-15, 2014 The Future of the Middle East: The Historical Context featuring Dr. Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Columbia University See schedule! It’s not too late to register!

Feb 10, 2014

Museum Exhibit: By the numbers

Preparing for the exhibit has been years in the making. Here’s a quick peek at the final number of materials we used!