Foundation Of WCC Offers Free Online Lectures Starting Tonight

Foundation Of WCC Offers Free Online Lectures Starting Tonight

The Foundation of Wayne Community College has moved its fall 2020 Arts and Humanities schedule into the virtual realm.

The lectures will be provided live online starting Monday, Oct. 5. Links to the lectures are at No registration is required and the lectures are free.

The speaker series includes:

  • “World War II: A Retrospective” presented by Dr. Roy “Doc” Heidicker, retired 4th Fighter Wing historian – Oct. 5;
  • “American Travelers and the Old World” presented by Dr. Lloyd Kramer, a history professor and Carolina Public Humanities director at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Oct. 12
  • “Wasn’t It Romantic? F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby” presented by Dr. Daniel Rollins, WCC Language and Communication Department chair – Oct. 19
  • “From Wartime Emergency to Peacetime Permanence: The Founding of Fort Bragg” presented by Charlotte Brow, a retired WCC history instructor and department chair– Oct. 26
  • “Realistic Hope: Hans Rosling’s Optimistic Fact-Based Future” presented by Allyson Daly, a WCC English instructor and Global Education leader with UNC-CH World View – Nov. 2
  • “Religious Freedom in American History” presented by Joanna Smith, a PhD candidate in the UNC-CH Religious Studies Department – Nov. 9.

All lectures begin at 7 p.m. There will be time after each talk for virtual attendees to ask questions.

Past lectures, and these presentations after they have been shown live, can be viewed at