University Profile Database

Dr. Greg Giddings

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

    Office Location
    Bea Wood Hall 235
    Office Hours

    T-Th: 8:00-10:00

    W: 8:00-9:00

    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4476
    Fax: (940) 397-4931
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Spring 2020 2613 x20 Survey of American Literature I none

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2020 1143 x20 Academic Research and Writing none

    Internet class.

    Details Spring 2020 1143 x23 Academic Research and Writing none

    Internet class.

    Details Fall 2019 2623 x10 Survey of American Literature

    Internet class

    Details Fall 2019 2113 x15 Intermediate Composition and Grammar
    Details Fall 2019 1143 x10 Academic Research and Writing none

    Internet class.

    Details Spring 2019 2623 x20 Survey of American Literature

    Internet class

    Details Spring 2019 2113 x22 Intermediate Composition and Grammar
    Details Spring 2019 1143 x20 Academic Research and Writing none

    Internet class.

    Details Spring 2019 1143 x10 Academic Research and Writing none

    Internet class.

    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 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-Thursday.

    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 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.

  • 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 Associate 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 (Reference Book)

     

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

     

    “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 (Refereed Journal)

     

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

     

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

     

    Creative Work:

     

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

     

     

     

    Book Reviews:

     

    Review of Larry McMurtry and the Victorian Novel, by Roger Walton Jones, Lamar Journal of Humanities, 1996

     

    Review of Beatles vs. Stones, by John McMillian, JASAT, 2014

     

     

     

    Presentations:

     

    “Sandra Scofield’s Plain Seeing: A Plain, Great Novel,” Conference of College Teachers of English, Kingsville, Texas, 2019

     

    “Lyle Lovett and the Deconstruction of Dichotomies.” Texas College English Association, Kingsville, Texas, 2019

     

    “Gender and Politics in Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town.” Faculty Forum at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 2019 (With Melissa Nivens)

     

    “T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land and the Beatles’ White Album.” The Beatles’ The White Album: An International Symposium, Long Branch, NJ, 2018

     

    “Larry McMurtry and The Last Picture Show.” COPLAC Annual Meeting, Archer City, Texas, 2018

     

    “The Politics of Gender in Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town.” Celebration of Scholarship, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, 2018 (With Melissa Nivens)

     

    Darkness on the Edge of Town and Conservative Gender Roles.” Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town: An International Symposium, Long Branch, NJ, 2018 (With Melissa Nivens)

     

    “Student-Athletes and Performance in the Composition Classroom.” Research Network Forum at CCCC, Kansas City, MO, 2018 (With Melissa Nivens)

     

    “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 Gordon Green’s Film: A Contrast in Masculinities,” American Studies Association of Texas Conference, Huntsville, Texas, 2015

     

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