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Khayrallah Prize in Migration Studies
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2018 Khayrallah Prize Winner: Georges Nasser
Legacies of Labor: Lebanese Factory Workers
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The Early Lebanese in America: A Demographic Portrait, 1880-1930
This post was written by Dr. Akram Khater, Director of the Khayrallah Center, and Marjorie Stevens, Senior Researcher. It is the third installment in the center’s Core Story, a series of essays detailing the broader history of Lebanese immigration to […]
Annie Abdo: A Peddler . . . A Tulsa Woman
This post was researched and written by Randa Hakim, Claire Kempa, Marilyn Drath, and Marjorie Stevens. Annie Coury Abdo was a first-wave Lebanese immigrant to the United States whose life both defies and exemplifies elements of the traditional cultural and […]
Getting to Know Sheikh Youssef Stephan – Community Leaders as Role Models of Diasporic Village Communities
This article is authored by Marie Karner, a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Geography, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. It is part of her dissertation project that studies different Lebanese diasporic village communities. She uses a multi-sited-research design to […]
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