Mashriq & Mahjar

Apr 13, 2017

Diasporic Cartographies: Poetry by Nathalie Handal, Part III

This post is written by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies. Nathalie Handal composed the poem “Declaration of Independence” expressly for Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration Studies. […]

Mar 29, 2017

Diasporic Cartographies: Poetry by Nathalie Handal, Part II

This post is written by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies. Nathalie Handal composed the poem “Letter from the Levant” expressly for Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East and North African Migration […]

Mar 15, 2017

Diasporic Cartographies: An Interview with Nathalie Handal

This post is written by Dr. Elizabeth Saylor, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies. This piece has been adapted from a longer interview with poet Nathalie Handal, co-authored with Dr. Lily Balloffet. To read the full […]

Apr 1, 2015

‘Bodies in Motion’ Conference Recap

This article is written by John T. Karam, Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Sponsored by the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University, the conference, “Bodies in Motion: […]

Jun 10, 2014

New Issue: Mashriq & Mahjar

As many of you know, Mashriq & Mahjar: The Journal of Middle East Migration Studies is a bi-annual electronic journal that focuses on the academic study of migration from, to, and within the region known as the “Middle East.” Check here for back […]

Jan 31, 2014

Conference: Middle Eastern Bodies in Motion

The Khayrallah Program is partnering with University of Cambridge (UK) to host a one day workshop on Middle East migrations. This is our second sponsored conference and we are excited to present a call for papers. The workshop will be […]

Nov 20, 2013

Mashriq & Mahjar, Issue 2

We are pleased to announce our second issue of Mashriq & Mahjar: Journal of Middle East Migration Studies, the peer-reviewed, online scholarly journal dedicated to original research on migration about the Middle East. The work of The Lebanese in North […]

Mar 5, 2013

Mashriq & Mahjar

This is a post about the new peer-reviewed academic journal organized by the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies. Yes, we’ve been busy! But, before I wax poetic about the journal itself, I’d like to take you on a tour of […]