View our digital humanities projects, exhibits, and documentaries related to the Lebanese diaspora and the stories of the people and families who made the US their new home.
Digital Humanities Projects
Arab American Labor – اليد العاملة العربية الأمريكية
Angele Hobeich Kmeid-Ellis Collection
The Romey Lynchings
Legacies of Labor
An Arbeely Family Album
Mapping the Mahjar in the Mashriq
Syrians in New York: Mapping Movement
Mapping Lebanese-American Businesses
Migration and Health
Voices of the Mahjar
- Ameen Rihani Preservation Project: In collaboration with the Rihani Museum in Freike, Lebanon, the center digitized and remastered a 1937 speech by Ameen Rihani. In addition, the center is digitizing a large portion of the museum’s archival holdings.
- Philanthropy Survey: In collaboration with NC State University, the Khayrallah Center undertook a research survey aimed at understanding philanthropy trends within the Lebanese Diaspora.
- Mapping “Syrian-American” Businesses in 1908: Based on “The Syrian Business Directory,” published by Salloum Mokarzel and H.F. Otash in 1908, this project maps business owners in the U.S. and Lebanon. This project was a pre-curser to “Mapping the Mahjar: Phase 1.”