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- Ameen Rihani
Mapping the Mahjar
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1.1 Million Lebanese-Americans
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Michael Shadid: A Syrian Socialist
This blog post is co-authored by Dr. Akram Khater, Director, Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and professor of History at NC State, and Sarah Soleim, a PhD student in […]
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 […]
Tuesday, September 13th 2016
Dr. Wail Hassan will speak on Arab American writers.
Artist Lena Merhej Visit
Week of September 26th 2016
Lena Merhej, the Khayrallah Center’s first artist in residence, will visit NCSU to speak, display her art, and lead workshops.
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Deadline for submissions is approaching for the #KhayrallahArtPrize! Have you submitted? https://t.co/FB9JWYq2Ne https://t.co/yzP3fZAZcJ