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 […]
Teaching the History of Lebanon
This article is written by Dr. Akram Khater, Director, Khayrallah Center and Professor of History at North Carolina State University. In 1989 a national committee was convened in Lebanon to write a singular history textbook to be used by all schools. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Event this weekend: Lebanese festival
We are so excited for the upcoming Lebanese Festival, which will feature dancing, food and activities for the whole family. While you’re there, check out the museum exhibition Cedars in the Pines, which is open until August 31. See you […]
Map of Lebanese Diaspora
If you missed the museum exhibit hosted by NC Museum of History, check it out soon! Here’s one of my favorite maps of Lebanese Diaspora. South America claims the largest number of Lebanese immigrants, followed by North America, then Australia […]
State Library is a fan!
We are proud to have been chosen by the State Library of North Carolina for the “State Doc Pick of the Week” last week for our bi-monthly newsletter “Cedars in the Pines.” It also looks like they’ll be making some of […]
Add it to your calendar, it’s coming soon!
Upcoming event: Lebanese Festival
It’s that time again, for the Lebanese Festival! Saturday, August 2 11 AM – 4 PM NC Museum of History 5 E. Edenton St. Raleigh, NC 27601 The Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies is co-sponsoring the annual Lebanese Festival with […]
Moise Khayrallah in MainGate
There’s a strong connection between alumni of American University of Beirut (AUB) and second wave Lebanese immigrants to North Carolina. Many community members were educated or had family educated at the university. Such a great school, it’s no surprise that community […]