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Sep 4, 2023

Arab American Labor – اليد العاملة العربية الأمريكية

The Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies is thrilled to announce the release of a six-part series on the Arab American Labor movement in the early 20th century. The digital exhibit reclaims these hidden stories by outlining their struggle to support their families through racial animosity, economic turmoil, and a quickly evolving industrial landscape.  Developed… 

May 26, 2023

Turath K-12 Lesson Plans on Lebanese Migration History

The Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies, in partnership with the Lebanese Association for History, is thrilled to announce the release of two comprehensive pedagogical K-12 lesson plans dedicated to the history of Lebanese migration. 

2023 Khayrallah Prize graphic

May 26, 2023

2023 Khayrallah Prize Now Open

The Khayrallah Center is now accepting applications for its 2023 Khayrallah Prize competition. The Khayrallah Prize recognizes the best artistic expressions of Lebanon and the Lebanese Diaspora for two categories: Audio-visual and Written work. 

Alixa Naff w/ students

May 26, 2023

2023 Alixa Naff Prize Now Open

The Khayrallah Center is now accpeting applications for the 2023 Alixa Naff Prize competition. The Alixa Naff Migration Studies Prize recognizes outstanding scholarly studies from any discipline focusing on Middle East and North African migration and diasporas. 

Apr 27, 2023

Ameen Rihani and Zoe Norris: Cross-Cultural Friendship of Writers at the Ragged Edge

In the early 1900s, two self-invented writers in New York, Kentucky-born Zoe Anderson Norris (1860-1914) and Lebanon native Ameen Rihani (1876-1940), forged an improbable but enduring friendship. 

Feb 22, 2023

Visible at Last

In writing our lives, we find a starting point in a memory or an experience, something we feel it is important to document. As a child, growing up under apartheid in South Africa, there were things I observed for which I had no words.  

Feb 13, 2023

Pascale Seigneurie Wins 2022 Khayrallah Prize

The Khayrallah Center is pleased to announce that the 2022 Khayrallah Prize was awarded to Pascale Seigneurie for her film, Roadblock, directed by Dahlia Nemlich and produced by Marine Vaillant. 

Dec 1, 2022

Khayrallah Center Announces 2022 Winners of Alixa Naff Prize

The Khayrallah Center is delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Alixa Naff Prize in Migration Studies. 

Aug 30, 2022

Summers of Promises and Disappointments

This past summer (2022) around one million Lebanese immigrants visited Lebanon. Their arrival was awaited with great anticipation by many in Lebanon. 

May 9, 2022

Middle East Migrations: 2022 Conference

Join the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies for the 2022 conference titled "Middle East Migrations."