Micaela W. Janan

Micaela W. Janan

Professor of Classical Studies

(919) 684-2257
Office Hours: 

MW 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, M. W. “Review of Torture and Truth, by Page Dubois.” Ancient Philosophy, vol. 14, 1994, pp. 217–22.

Janan, M. “Review of 100 Years of Homosexuality, by David Halperin.” Women’S Classical Caucus Newsletter, vol. 17, 1991, pp. 40–43.


Janan, Micaela W. “Desire and Narrative in Catullus 11 and 51.” Utah Academy of Arts and Sciences, St. George, Ut, 1988.


Janan, Micaela W. “'Shadow of a Doubt': Framing the Subject in Propertius' Gallus-poems.” American Philological Association, Washington, D.C., 1993.

Janan, Micaela W. “`Stop Making Sense': Drawing the Line(s) in Catullus 68.” Utah Academy of Arts and Sciences, Logan, Ut, 1989.

Janan, Micaela W. “New Twine in Old Shuttles: Women Weaving Rebellion in Metamorphoses IV.” Philological Association of the Pacific Coast, Santa Cruz, Ca, 1985.

Janan, Micaela W. “The Pen and the Phallus, or, `Eros by Any Other Name...'.” Philological Association of the Pacific Coast, Santa Barbara, Ca, 1983.