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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." 

Feb 11, 2022

Mohsen, Mouaness Win 2021 Khayrallah Prize

The Khayrallah Center is pleased to announce that the 2021 Khayrallah Prize was awarded to Ahmad Mohsen for his novel al-Sama'a layssat Ma'ana [Heaven is Not on Our Side], and Oualid Mouaness for his film1982. Each will receive a $5000 monetary award, for their groundbreaking work. 

Jan 31, 2022

The Moghabghab Family in Cyprus,New York and Madeira, 1878-1974

Nicholas Stanley-Price first encountered the name of Theophilus Mogabgab when doing archaeological fieldwork in Cyprus for his doctorate from Oxford University. His career since then has been mainly in international organizations dedicated to cultural heritage preservation. He lives in Rome, Italy. The name of Theophilus Mogabgab (1886-1965), a native of Famagusta in Cyprus, was well… 

Oct 25, 2021

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Welcome to College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! 

Sep 23, 2021

Syrian Families in the Colorado Coal Mining Communities

Since the 1980s, Bob Rossi has been working on a social history of Colorado coal mining communities and an account of the 1927–28 Colorado mine workers’ strike. A part of this work has entailed documenting the lives of Syrian and Lebanese families in the Colorado coalfields (1). Rossi is a retired union organizer who had…