Micaela W. Janan
Professor of Classical Studies
MW 5:55-6:30 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. “'Shadow of a Doubt': Framing the Subject in Propertius' Gallus-poems.” American Philological Association, Washington, D.C., 1993.
Janan, Micaela W. “Double Trouble, or, How Lacan Invented the Anxiety of Influence for Ovid: A Reading of the Caunus/Byblis Tale in Ovid's Metamorphoses.” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991.
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.
Janan, M. W. The Father's Tragedy: Assessing Paternity in Silvae 2.1.
Janan, M. W. Narcissus on the Text: Psychoanalysis, Exegesis, Ethics.
Janan, M. W. Refashioning Hercules: Propertius 4.9.
The Subject of Speculation: The Mystery of Identity in Propertius’ Gallus-poems. Constructions of the Self: The Poetics of Subjectivity, 1st Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference. University of South Carolina. April 9...
How Does She Know?: Epistemology and the Feminine in the Ancient World. French Feminism Across the Disciplines, 30th Annual Texas Comparative Literature Symposium. Texas Tech University. January 30, 1997