Micaela W. Janan

Professor of Classical Studies

External address: 
233 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
(919) 684-2257
Office Hours: 

Monday 6-7 and by appointment

  • Latin Literature: Latin poetry
  • Gender: gender and identity in antiquity
  • Theory: new approaches to classics; psychoanalytic theory; feminist theory

Education & Training:

  • Ph.D., Princeton University 1988

  • B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz 1979

Janan, MW. "The Politics of Interpretation: Judging the Hermaphrodite." American Philological Association. 1989. Boston, MA.

Janan, MW. "The Labyrinth and the Mirror: Incest and Influence in Metamorphoses 9." Rocky Mountain Languages Association. 1988. Las Cruces, NM.

Janan, MW. "Desire and Narrative in Catullus 11 and 51." Utah Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1988. St. George, UT.

Janan, MW. "'Our Father, Who Art My Lover': Psychoanalysis and Paternity in Statius’ Silvae." Classical Association of the Atlantic States. October 10, 2013 - October 13, 2013. Philadelphia, PA.