‘Women of Troy’ Panel to Discuss Role of Women in National Defense

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On Wednesday, March 27, the USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study hosts Women of Troy, a special lunchtime discussion co-sponsored by the USC Trojan Battalion Army ROTC. A panel led by Jane Harman — USC trustee, president of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and former member of the U.S. House committees on Armed Services, Intelligence, and Homeland Security — will draw upon the Homeric epic of Troy to discuss the role of women in national defense.

Other participants include:

  • Megan P. Tatu, major general in the U.S. Army
  • Robert Kirkland, lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, commander of the USC Trojan Battalion Army ROTC, and holder of a Ph.D. in military history
  • Greg Thalmann, USC professor of classics and comparative literature
  • Kevin Starr, USC University Professor

RSVP online by March 22. The event begins at noon in the Academy headquarters on the second floor of Doheny Library (DML 241) and lasts until 1:30 p.m. A light lunch will be served, and parking will be provided at Gate 4, located at Jefferson Blvd. and Royal St. 

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