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Wayne Community College

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3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
(919) 735-5151 http://www.waynecc.edu/foundation/

September 2018

Song of the South: Assimilation and Secession in Today’s County and Bluegrass Music

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
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In collaboration with Wayne Community College, Goldsboro Featuring Jocelyn Neal, Professor of Music The musical heritage and modern musical practices of the American South are a treasure trove for exploring how Southern culture interfaces with mainstream American popular culture.We will look at present-day bluegrass and country to consider how those styles balance assimilation with the constant pressure to separate themselves as distinct genres and traditions. Along the way we will hear great music and meet unique and engaging personalities. This…

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October 2018

Hip Hop and Diplomacy: An Unlikely Partnership

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
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In collaboration with Wayne Community College, Goldsboro Featuring Mark Katz, Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities Professor Katz will speak about the State Department-funded program he directs that sends hip hop artists abroad to foster cultural exchange in underserved communities.This unlikely partnership of music and diplomacy makes a fascinating story. This event is free and open to the public. 

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November 2018

The 2018 William S. Brettmann Lecture: Is this China’s Century? Reflections on Grand Strategy and Domestic Challenges in the People’s Republic

November 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
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In collaboration with Wayne Community College, Goldsboro Featuring Sara Castro, Teaching Assistant Professor in the Curriculum on Peace, War, and Defense Leaders in Beijing are steering the implementation of long- term strategic plans that date back decades. As some of these plans come to fruition, it is worth asking what the Chinese Grand Strategy means for Asia, the United States, and the rest of the world.This presentation will examine Chinese strategic decision making from the Chinese perspective and explore its…

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