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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.

Past Projects

  •  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.”