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Micaela W. Janan, Associate Professor, Classical Studies

Micaela W. Janan
Contact Info:
Office Location:  230 Allen Building
Office Phone:  (919) 684-2257, (919) 684-5076
Email Address: send me a message

Office Hours:

TTH 2:30-3:30p

Ph.D.Princeton University1988
B.A.University of California - Santa Cruz1979
Research Interests:

  • Latin Literature: Latin poetry; Livy; Cicero
  • Greek Literature: Homer
  • Comparative literature: epic; film
  • Gender: gender and identity in antiquity
  • Theory: new approaches to classics; psychoanalytic theory; feminist theory

Europe • Greece • Italy • Classics • Comparative Literature • Epic • Film • Gender • Psychoanalysis • Feminism

Curriculum Vitae
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Janan, M, Reflections in a Serpent's Eye: Thebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses (February, 2010), pp. 1-288, Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199556922 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Janan, MW, The Politics of Desire: Propertius IV (2001), University of California Press
  3. Janan, MW, "When the Lamp Is Shattered": Desire and Narrative in Catullus (1994), Southern Illinois University Press (named an Outstanding Academic Book of 1994 by Choice (January 1995 [32.5] 723).)