Evaluating the Benefits of Sleep from an Historical Perspective
This Seminar will be held online via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/99677624382 Meeting ID: 996 7762 4382 Passcode: 557372
A.Roger Ekirch is the author of six books and a University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech. His writing has been translated into ten languages. Trained in early American history at Johns Hopkins University, he has also published on the history of Western sleep. His essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Harper’s Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal, for which he is also a regular book reviewer. The inaugural Paul Mellon Fellow at Cambridge University, he is a former Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of four fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities. He serves on the board of editors of Sleep Health: The Journal of the National Sleep Foundation and is a fellow of the Society of American Historians at Columbia University.
Date: 21 July 2022, 17:00 (Thursday, 13th week, Trinity 2022)
Venue: Venue to be announced
Speaker: Professor Roger Ekirch (Department of History, Virginia Tech, USA)
Organising department: Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Organiser: Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute
Organiser contact email address: scni@ndcn.ox.ac.uk
Host: Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute
Part of: SCNi Seminar Series
Booking required?: Not required
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Niki Andrew