University Profile Database

Dr. Greg Giddings

Email Addresses
greg.giddings@msutexas.edu
My Websites
  • English
    Assistant Professor

    Office Location
    Bea Wood Hall 235
    Office Hours

    T-Th: 7:45-10:45

    W: 7:45-11:45

    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4476
    Fax: (940) 397-4931
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2018 3503 101 Advance Survey of Literature Bea Wood Hall 226

    T-Th: 11:00-12:20

    Details Fall 2018 2623 x10 Survey of American Literature

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2018 1143 x10 Academic Research and Writing none

    Monday-Friday.

    Details Spring 2018 2623 x20 Survey of American Literature

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2018 1143 x20 Academic Research and Writing none

    Monday-Friday.

    Details Spring 2018 1143 213 Academic Research and Writing Bea Wood Hall 210

    Monday-Friday.

    Details Fall 2017 3503 101 Advanced Survey of Literature Bea Wood Hall 226

    T-Th 11:00

    Details Fall 2017 2613 x10 Survey of American Literature I none

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2017 1143 x10 Academic Research and Writing none

    Monday-Friday.

    Details Fall 2017 1143 L17 Academic Research and Writing Dillard College of Business Administration 336

    TTh: 12:30-1:50

    Details Spring 2017 2623 x20 Survey of American Literature

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2017 1143 x20 Academic Research and Writing none

    Monday-Friday.

    Details Spring 2017 1143 207 Academic Research and Writing Prothro-Yeager Hall 201

    Monday-Friday.

    Details Fall 2016 3503 101 Advanced Survey of Literature Ferguson Hall 303

    T-Th 11:00

    Details Fall 2016 2613 x10 Survey of American Literature I none

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2016 1143 x10 Academic Research and Writing none

    Monday-Thursday.

    Details Fall 2016 1014 110 Integrated Reading and Writing Bea Wood Hall 122

    MWF at 8:00 am.

    Details Summer II 2016 2623 x40 Survey of American Literature

    Internet class

    Details Summer II 2016 1143 x40 Academic Research and Writing none

    Monday-Friday.

    Details Summer II 2016 1143 x40 Academic Research and Writing none

    Monday-Thursday.

    Details Summer II 2016 1143 x40 Academic Research and Writing none

    Monday-Thursday.

    Details Spring 2016 6613 280 Special Topics in American Literature Prothro-Yeager Hall BW 226

    Tuesday: 6:30-9:15 pm

    Details Spring 2016 3503 201 Advanced Survey of Literature Dillard College of Business Administration 343

    T-Th 11:00

    Details Fall 2015 2613 x10 Survey of American Literature I Internet class

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2015 1143 110 Academic Research and Writing Bea Wood Hall 117

    T-Th at 9:30

    Details Fall 2015 1143 x10 Academic Research and Writing Bea Wood Hall 117

    T-Th at 9:30

    Details Summer II 2015 2623 x40 Survey of American Literature Prothro-Yeager Hall

    Internet class

    Details Summer II 2015 1123 x40 Rhetoric and Composition Prothro-Yeager Hall 209

    Internet class.

    Details Spring 2015 5653 201 Modern American Literature Bea Wood Hall 226

    Tuesday-Thursday at 11:00 am.

    Details Spring 2015 4653 201 Modern American Literature Bea Wood Hall 226

    Tuesday-Thursday at 11:00 pm.

    Details Spring 2015 2623 x20 Survey of American Literature Prothro-Yeager Hall 209

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2015 1123 214 Rhetoric and Composition Dillard College of Business Administration 317

    Tuesday/Thursday at 9:30 am.

    Details Spring 2015 1123 x20 Rhetoric and Composition Prothro-Yeager Hall 209

    Internet class.

    Details Fall 2014 3503 101 Advanced Survey of Literature Bea Wood Hall 210

    MW: 9:30

    Details Fall 2014 2613 x10 Survey of American Literature I Bea Wood Hall 235

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2014 1123 112 Rhetoric and Composition II Dillard College of Business Administration 338

    TTh 8:00 am

    Details Fall 2014 1123 x10 Rhetoric and Composition II Bea Wood Hall 235

    Internet class

    Details Summer I 2014 2613 x30 Survey of American Literature I Bea Wood Hall 235

    Internet class

    Details Summer I 2014 1123 x30 Rhetoric and Composition II Bea Wood Hall 235

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2014 2623 x20 Survey of American Literature II Internet class
    Details Spring 2014 1123 x20 Rhetoric and Composition II Bea Wood Hall 226

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2013 3503 101 Advanced Survey of Literature Dillard College of Business Administration 329

    MW: 9:30

    Details Fall 2013 2613 x10 Survey of American Literature I Bea Wood Hall 226

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2013 1123 x10 Rhetoric and Composition II Bea Wood Hall 226

    Internet class

    Details Summer I 2013 2623 x30 Survey of American Literature II Internet class
    Details Spring 2013 2623 x20 Survey of American Literature II Internet class
    Details Spring 2013 1123 204 Rhetoric and Composition II Dillard College of Business Administration 329

    MWF 10:00

    Details Spring 2013 1123 213 Rhetoric and Composition II Dillard College of Business Administration 323

    TTh 9:30

    Details Spring 2013 1123 201 Rhetoric and Composition II Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

    8:00 MWF

    Details Fall 2012 3503 101 Advanced Survey of Literature Dillard College of Business Administration 124

    MWF: 10:00

    Details Fall 2012 2613 x10 Survey of American Literature I ( All ) none

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2012 1123 102 Rhetoric and Composition II Dillard College of Business Administration 177

    MWF 9:00

    Details Fall 2012 1123 109 Rhetoric and Composition II Ferguson Hall 202

    TTh: 11:00

    Details Summer I 2012 2613 x30 Survey of American Literature I ( All ) none

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2012 ENGL 6613 270 Masculinities in American Literature Bea Wood Hall 226

    Wednesday night, 6:30 pm

    Details Spring 2012 2623 x20 Survey of American Literature II ( All ) none

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2012 1123 2H1 Rhetoric and Composition II Dillard College of Business Administration 323

    TTh: 8:00

    Details Fall 2011 2623 101 Survey of American Literature II Dillard College of Business Administration 129

    11:00 MWF

    Details Fall 2011 2613 x10 Survey of American Literature I ( All ) none

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2011 1123 109 and 110 Rhetoric and Composition II Dillard College of Business Administration 201

    TTh: 11:00

    TTh: 12:30

    Details Summer I 2011 2623 301 Survey of American Literature II Bea Wood Hall 210

    10:10-12:10 M-Th

    Details Summer I 2011 2613 x30 Survey of American Literature I ( All ) none

    Internet class

    Details Summer I 2011 1123 301 Rhetoric and Composition II Prothro-Yeager Hall 100

    M-Th: 8:00-10:00

    Details Spring 2011 2623 x20 Survey of American Literature II ( All ) none

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2011 2623 201 Survey of American Literature II Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

    MWF: 11:00

    Details Spring 2011 1123 205 and 211 Rhetoric and Composition II Prothro-Yeager Hall 201

    MWF: 10:00

    MWF: 1:00

    Details Spring 2011 1123 205 and 211 Rhetoric and Composition II Prothro-Yeager Hall 201

    MWF: 10:00

    MWF: 1:00

    Details Fall 2010 3503 101 Advanced Survey of Literature Prothro-Yeager Hall 210

    MWF at 10:00

    Details Fall 2010 2613 x10 Survey of American Literature I ( All ) none

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2010 1123 109 and 110 Rhetoric and Composition II Ferguson Hall 202

    TTh: 11:00

    TTh: 12:30

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Midwestern State University BBA 1985
    Midwestern State University MA 1993
    University of Texas-Dallas Ph.D. 2011
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    Lamar University Lecturer 1993 1996
    Midwestern State University Assistant Professor 1996 Present
  • Publications

     

     

    Reprint of “Pat Conroy’s The Great Santini: The Masculinity of a Southern, Gentle Man” in Contemporary Literature Criticism, Vol 413, Ed. Lawrence J. Trudeau, 2017

     

    “Masculinities and Role Models in McMurtry’s Horseman, Pass By, CCTE Studies, Vol. LXXXI, 2016

     

    “Pat Conroy’s The Great Santini: The Masculinity of a Southern, Gentle Man, The Lamar Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 38, Issue 1, Spring 2013

     

    “The Love Song of Larry J. McMurtry: The Last Picture Show, JASAT, Vol. 44, 2013

     

    “Gail Hightower’s Masculinity:  Interrogating Gender in Faulkner’s Light in August,” CCTE Studies, Vol. LXX, 2005

     

    Creative Work:

     

    “Poverty Knob,” CCTE Studies, Vol. LXXI, 2006, Winner of the George Nixon Creative Award for Fiction

    Presentations:

    “The Good Ol’ Boy Influence in Buzz Bissinger’s Friday Night Lights, American Studies Association of Texas, Huntsville, Texas, 2017

     

    “Elmer Kelton’s Good Old Boys and Masculinities,” Celebration of Scholarship, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 2017

     

    “James Hoggard’s Elevator Man: The Bobby Johnson Story: Masculinities’ Influence on Collective Attitudes toward Criminal Conduct or the Good Ol’ Boy Effect,” Texas College English Association Conference, Hurst, Texas, 2017

     

    “Conroy’s The Prince of Tides and Contemporary Southern Manliness,” South Central Modern Language Association, Dallas, Texas, 2016

     

    “Masculinities in Pat Conroy’s My Losing Season,” American Studies Association of Texas, Huntsville, Texas, 2016

     

     

    “Masculinities and Role Models in McMurtry’s Horseman, Pass By.” Texas College English Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 2016

     

    “Larry Brown’s Joe vs. David Gordan Green’s Film: A Contrast in Masculinities,” American Studies Association of Texas, Huntsville, TX, Fall 2015

     

    “Springsteen’s Allusions in T.C. Boyle’s ‘Greasy Lake,’” Midwestern State University’s Celebration of Scholarship, Wichita Falls, TX, Spring 2015.

     

    “The Genius of John Trimble’s Writing with Style,” The Heart of English: Region 9 ESC Workshop # 3794.12880, Wichita Falls, TX, 2014

     

    “Pat Conroy: Toward a Gentler Southern Masculinity,” American Studies Association of Texas Conference, Kerrville, Texas, 2011

     

    Friday Night Lights:  Existential Mojo,” American Studies Association of Texas, Waco, Texas, 2006

     

    “Revulsion and Redemption:  Ignatius J. Reilly in A Confederacy of Dunces,” South Central Modern Language Association, Dallas, Texas, 2006

     

    “Poverty Knob,” Conference of College Teachers of English, Corpus Christi, Texas, 2006

     

    “Hands as Thematic Symbol in Novel and Film:  The Last Picture Show,” American Studies Association of Texas, Wichita Falls, Texas, 2005

     

    “Gail Hightower’s Masculinity:  Gender Confusion in Faulkner’s Light in August,” Conference of College Teachers of English, Waco, Texas, 2005

     

    “The Credibility of Jose Enrique de la Pena’s With Santa Anna in Texas,” American Studies Association of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, 2004

     

    “Bruce Springsteen as Poet,” Conference of College Teachers of English, Beaumont, Texas, 2004

     

    “Coaching in the Composition Classroom,” Conference of College Teachers of English, Denton, Texas, 1999

     

    “The Jung and the Restless,” Sigma Tau Delta Regional Conference, Lawton, Oklahoma, 1992