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  • Author looks at portrayals of slavery beyond questions of freedom

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    English professor Christopher Freeburg is the author of “Counterlife: Slavery After Resistance and Social Death.” In the book, Freeburg states that scholars should look at the lives and creativity of slaves more broadly than whether their actions led to freedom.

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Christopher Freeburg, email ccf@illinois.edu.