Joseph Entin

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Research Interests

  • American Studies; American literature; modernism; visual culture, especially documentary photography; class, culture, and working-class studies; cultural theory

Education

  • PhD Yale University

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Affiliated Campus(es)

  • Brooklyn College

Joseph Entin teaches in the English Department and the American Studies program at Brooklyn College and in the Liberal Studies Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of Sensational Modernism: Experimental Fiction and Photography in Thirties America (2007) and co-editor, with Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello and Rebecca Hill, of Teaching American Studies: State of the Classroom as State of the Field (2021); with Sara Blair and Franny Nudelman, of Remaking Reality: U.S. Documentary Culture after 1945 (2018); and with Bob Rosen and Leonard Vogt, of A Radical Teacher Reader (2008). His new book, Living Labor: Fiction, Film, and Precarious Work (2023), explores contemporary narratives of low-wage work, precarity, and migration. He has received the Claire Tow Distinguished Teacher Award, the Eric M. Steinberg College Citizenship Award, and a Whiting Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities. He is a co-founder of the Brooklyn College Listening Project.

Tracks taught in MALS: American Studies

Courses Taught in MALS: American Social Institutions; American Cultural Values

Headshot: Joseph Entin

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Affiliated Campus(es)

  • Brooklyn College

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