Aidan Miles-Jamison is a graduate teaching assistant in art history. His preferred pronouns are he/him. His research specialization is in print visual cultures of Japan and queer representation in the arts of Asia. He is assisting in Intro to the Visual Arts (ARH 151) and Survey of Asian Art (ARH 254). He recently presented his research paper titled “BL’s Queer and Artful Enactment of Love” at Mechademia Kyoto 2023 at the International Manga Museum in Kyoto. He also completed an English teaching internship at Makino High School in Osaka, Japan, during the summer of 2023.
Miles-Jamison received his BA in art history from The University of Alabama in 2023, with a minor in queer art and Blount Scholars Program. He was admitted to graduate school in 2022 through UA’s accelerated master’s program (AMP) in art history. From 2020 through 2022, he was a gallery assistant at the Paul R. Jones Museum and The University of Alabama Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa. He also served as an intern and curatorial assistant at the Berman Museum, Anniston, Alabama. In 2022, he presented his research paper, “Queering the Label: Three Works of Contemporary Art from Thailand, Everywhere, and Nowhere,” at the AKMA/MWSU Undergraduate Art History Symposium, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri. Miles-Jamison was awarded the Farley Moody Galbraith Endowed Scholarship for two years and was given the University of Alabama Outstanding Asian Studies Research Award in 2021.