identity

Sep 20, 2017

Phoenician or Arab, Lebanese or Syrian ~ Who were the early Immigrants to America?

This article is authored by Dr. Akram Khater, Director of the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and Khayrallah Distinguished Professor of Lebanese Diaspora Studies, and Professor of History at NC State. His earlier article focused on Lebanese-Americans in WWI.   […]

Jul 21, 2016

A Lebanese-American Rock Musician in Texas

This article is written by Matt Kadane. He has performed or written music on over two-dozen albums, mostly with the bands Bedhead and The New Year, which will release its fourth full-length album in 2017.  Matt is also a history […]

Jul 17, 2015

Lebanese Men, Lebanese Women…. Is there a difference in how they identify themselves?

This post is written by Amanda Eads, a Sociolinguistics student at NC State University. It is the final installment in a 3-part series that describes the survey she conducted and her analysis that centers on language, identity, and Lebanese heritage. If you […]

Jul 1, 2015

Being Lebanese = Speaking Arabic?

This post is written by Amanda Eads, a Sociolinguistics graduate student at NC State University. It is Part 2 of 3 in a series that describes the survey she conducted and her analysis. If you are of Lebanese heritage and would like […]

Jun 17, 2015

What does it mean to be Lebanese in America?

This post is written by Amanda Eads, a Sociolinguistics student at NC State University. It is Part 1 of 3 in a series that describes the survey she conducted and her analysis. If you are of Lebanese heritage and would like […]

Mar 11, 2015

Meet the Khayrallah Center’s New Post-Doc Fellow: Lily Balloffet

This interview was conducted over email with Caroline Muglia, who works with the Khayrallah Center. Lily Balloffet is the winner of the 2015-2016 Middle East Diaspora Post Doctoral Fellowship, a prestigious award that is open to scholars in the humanities […]