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Are We in a Sleep Crisis? Perspectives from Contemporary Culture

A Lit & Phil lecture via Zoom

Thurs 10 June 6pm 

Dr Diletta De Cristofaro

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Please register your interest by emailing library@litandphil.org.uk.  You will then be sent a Zoom invitation. Note that you don't have to have Zoom installed on your device to take part.

The talk will explore representations of sleep in contemporary culture and the so-called sleep crisis, namely the idea that contemporary society is chronically sleep-deprived. 

Dr Diletta De Cristofaro is a Research Fellow, funded by the Wellcome Trust, at Northumbria University. She writes about contemporary culture, crises, and the politics of time. She is the author of The Contemporary Post-Apocalyptic Novel: Critical Temporalities and the End Times (Bloomsbury, 2020).

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