Jarosław Milewski is a PhD student affiliated with the Department of American Literature at the University of Łódź. He is mainly interested in the field of queer studies. He wrote his MA, which received an award from the Institute of English Studies at the University of Łódź, on the political dimension of emancipative gay literature. He presented papers on dual autobiographies, representation of community language in early gay novel, betrayal of witnessing practices in AIDS writing and links between Irish nationalism and homosexuality in Jamie O’Neill’s prose. His PhD project concerns the literature of AIDS epidemic understood as a practice of witnessing to and dissent from institutions of biopower.