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Joseph Entin

Deputy Chair and Professor

Location: 2308 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5195
Fax: 718.951.4612

Joseph Entin teaches in the English Department and the American Studies program at Brooklyn College. 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 (forthcoming, 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 latest book, Living Labor: Fiction, Film, and Precarious Work (2023), examines contemporary narratives of low-wage labor, 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 (

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