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Khayrallah Prize in Migration Studies
Winners announced for 2018Details >
2018 Khayrallah Prize Winner: Georges Nasser
Legacies of Labor: Lebanese Factory Workers
Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1890-1950View the center's latest digital humanities project!
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"Like a wolf who fell upon sheep": Early Lebanese Immigrants and Religion in America
For some early Lebanese immigrants, religion was a source of comfort. Its rituals, language and congregations provided a sense of home in an alien environment, and stability amidst the face-paced changes they experienced in their new lives. For others, it […]
A Tour of the Ameen Rihani Museum in Freike, Lebanon
Introduction In the summer of 2018, Khayrallah Center intern Hannah Chaya traveled to Freike, Lebanon to help digitize the contents of the Ameen Rihani Museum. The Khayrallah Center has embarked on an extensive project in collaboration with the Ameen Rihani […]
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 […]
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Listen to Dr. Anne Rasmussen of the College of William & Mary as she explores the people & events that popularized… https://t.co/wLto1FEeF4