Evaluating the Benefits of Sleep from an Historical Perspective

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On Thursday 21st July 2022 at 5pm, the SCNi will be hosting an online seminar by Professor Roger Ekirch from Department of History, Virginia Tech, who will present on "Evaluating the Benefits of Sleep from an Historical Perspective". 


roger ekirch

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


Please follow the link to join the Zoom meeting. 

If you have further questions, please contactscni@ndcn.ox.ac.uk


Find out more about the Sleep and the Rhythms of Life Network here.