Documenting the Lebanese Diaspora

The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies is dedicated to research about Lebanese immigrants in the US and throughout the world, and to preserving and sharing that knowledge with the scholarly community and general public.

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We are not of the East or the West; No boundaries exist in our breast;
We are free.

- Ameen Rihani

Mapping the Mahjar

Understanding the Life and Work of Lebanese-American Business Owners in the 1900s

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Khayrallah Art Prize
Scholarly Prize
Oral History
Hammana Club, North Carolina

1.1 Million Lebanese-Americans

according to the latest U.S. Census figures

Go here for a demographic portrait
Counting Lebanese-Americans
Migration & Health
Ameen Rihani 3D


Thursday7:00 PM

Lena Merhej Visit to NC State

Monday7:00 PM

Karim Dimechkie - Book Talk

Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave, Raleigh, NC 27607, United States

Saturday11:00 AM

National Dabke Competition

North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States


8 hours ago

Tell us Your Story! We are always looking for ways to preserve stories and legacies of the #LebaneseDiaspora