We are pleased to announce April Fuller as the new ASECS Graduate Student Caucus co-chair. She will serve as the caucus’s chair during the 2019-2020 academic year. April is a doctoral student of English literature at the University of Maryland, where she is studying the intersections of food, gender, and labor in eighteenth-century literature. She additionally holds an M.A. and a B.A. in English literature. Her work is forthcoming in Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700, vol. 42 no. 1, and in the 2018-2019 academic year, she will be an assistant editor for The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation.
April has presented critical work at the Mid-Atlantic Conference of British Studies, George Washington University’s EGSA Symposium, the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and the University of New Mexico’s McNair Scholars Research Conference. In September 2018, she will present at the International Society for Cultural Studies annual conference in New York. At the 2019 ASECS conference in Denver, April will chair the GSC scholarly panel, which she has titled “Nutrition and Health in the Long Eighteenth Century.”