Chris Freeburg

Conrad Humanities Scholar
Center for Advanced Study, Associate 2019-2020

Research Interests

American and African American Literature; The Idea of Black Culture; The American Novel after 1850; Slavery in the Atlantic World; Media Aesthetics

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory

Recent Publications

Freeburg, C. C. (2022). Black Culture as a Form of Life.

Freeburg, C. C. (Accepted/In press). Counterlife: Slavery after Resistance and Social Death. Duke University Press.

Freeburg, C. C. (2017). Black Aesthetics and the Interior Life. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press.

Freeburg, C. C. (2016). Review: M. Awkward's Philadephia Freedoms: Black American Trauma, Memory, and Culture after King. ALH Online Review, Series V.

Freeburg, C. C. (2015). Baldwin and the Occasion of Love. In M. Elam (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin (pp. 180-193). (Cambridge Companions to Literature). Cambridge University Press.

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