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Mapping the Mahjar
Understanding the Life and Work of Lebanese-American Business Owners in the 1900sRead more
1.1 Million Lebanese-Americans
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Albinos in the Laager* – Being Lebanese in South Africa
This article is written by Cecile Yazbek who was born into a Lebanese family in East London, South Africa. She is the author of three books all related to the […]
Moving Beyond the Soundbyte: Refugees and Oral History
This post is written by Renée Michelle Ragin, a PhD student in Literature at Duke University where her research focuses on the negotiation of national identity in post-conflict Middle Eastern and Latin […]
Mapping the Life, Work of Lebanese-American Business Owners
NC State's Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies recently launched the first phase of Mapping the Mahjar, a digital humanities project that recounts the history of Lebanese immigrants around the world. Through an interactive visual display, the first phase tells the story of business owners who were part of the initial wave of the Lebanese diaspora in the United States.
Lena Merhej Visit to NC State
Karim Dimechkie - Book Talk
Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave, Raleigh, NC 27607, United States
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 https://t.co/BTU9R6vrR8