Detailed Information for Tom Hoffman

Dr. Tom Hoffman 
English
 » Associate Professor
Office Location
Bea Wood Hall 212
Office Hours

TR - 9:30 to 11:00 - Office ;  2:00 to 3:30  - Office, 

F - 1:00 - 5:00 -  Office 

 
Voice: (940) 397-4125
 
 

Contact Information

tom.hoffman@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

Honors:

Secretary of the Army of Commendation Medal awarded in 1964.

Alpha Chi Lecturer for 1990 presented “Sanity in Satire: Layers of Reality in Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions” March 7, `1990.

Selected to portray King Arthur in November, 1994 for Traveling Exhibit, “The Many Realms of King Arthur”, sponsored by the American Library Association, New York Public Library and the Newberry Library in Chicago—presentation given to Kemp Public Library, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1998.

Chosen as the Mortar Board “Professor of the Year” for 1998.

Named to Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities in 2000.

Invited Speaker to ;MSU’s Learning Center to demonstrate the use of the “Dramalogue” Method of teaching The Scarlet Letter in the character of the Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale in the Fall of 2007.

Invited Panelist to speak at TACT’s panel discussion on proposed state law allowing concealed handguns carried on college campuses in 2008.

Invited Lecturer to Dr. Mark Farris’s six Honors Program classes to specifically use the “Dramalogue” method to teach Ken Kesey’s novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in the roles of the two characters of Randle P. McMurphy and Dr. Spivey, in September of 2007 and 2008.


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 Engl 6223  201  Seminar Comtemporary American Drama    Bea Wood Hall 226

Meets  T 6:30-9:20pm

Details Spring 2014 2613  201  Survery of American Literature    Prothro-Yeager Hall 201

TR - 11:00-12:20

Details Fall 2013 3333  101  Satire    Prothro-Yeager Hall 210

TR  11:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

 

Office hours - TR 9:30 to 11:00 a.m ; 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.  3:30 to 5:00 p.m,

                          Friday - Office by appointment - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Details Fall 2013 2613  101  Survery of American Literature    Prothro-Yeager Hall 201

TR - 2;00 to 3:20 P.M.

Office hours:   TR - 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.; 12:30 to 2:00 p.,m.; 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

Friday - Offoce by appointment 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Details Fall 2013 1113  115  Rhetoric and Composition    Prothro-Yeager Hall 209

TR 8:00 to 9:20 a.m.

 

Office hours - TR 9;30 to 11:00 a.m.; 12:30o t0 2:00 p.m.; 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

 

Friday - Offive by appointment -1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Details Spring 2013 5633  201  American realism and Naturalism    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

TR 2:00 - 3:20 pm

Details Spring 2013 4633  201  American realism and Naturalism    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

TR 2:00 - 3:20 pm

Details Spring 2013 1123  211  Rhetoric and Composition    Prothro-Yeager Hall 209

TR 8:00 to 9:20 am

Details Fall 2012 5623  101  American Romanticism    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205
Details Fall 2012 4623  101  American Romanticism    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205
Details Fall 2012 2613  101  Survery of American Literature    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

TR - 11:00-12:20

Details Spring 2012 3313  201  Comedy    Prothro-Yeager Hall 201

TR  3:30 to 4:50 p.m.

Details Spring 2012 2623  201  Survery of American Literature    Prothro-Yeager Hall 102

TR - 11:00 - 12:20 pm

Details Spring 2012 1123  214  Rhetoric and Composition    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

TR 8:00 to 9:20 am

Details Spring 2012 1123  221  Rhetoric and Composition    Prothro-Yeager Hall 203

TR 12:30 - 1:50

Details Fall 2011 ENGL 6223  101  Modern World Drama    O'Donohoe Hall 110

Tuesday - 6:30 to 9:20 p.m.

Details Fall 2011 2613  101  Survery of American Literature    Dillard College of Business Administration 338

TR - 11:00 - 12:20 pm

Details Fall 2011 1113    Rhetoric and Composition    Dillard College of Business Administration 334

TR 9:30

Details Spring 2011 2613  201  Survery of American Literature    Prothro-Yeager Hall 204

TR - 9:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Details Spring 2011 1123  214  Rhetoric and Composition    Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

TR 8:00 to 9:20 am

Details Spring 2011 1123  220  Rhetoric and Composition    Prothro-Yeager Hall 201

TR 12:30 - 1:50

Details Fall 2010 5913  101  Russian Literature in Translation    Prothro-Yeager Hall 210

TR 2:00 - 3:20 p.m.

Details Fall 2010 4913  101  Russian Literature in Translation    Prothro-Yeager Hall 210

TR 2:00 - 3:20 p.m.

Details Fall 2010 2613  101  Survery of American Literature    Prothro-Yeager Hall 202

TR - 12:30 - 1:50 p.m.

Details Fall 2010 1113  122  Rhetoric and Composition    Dillard College of Business Administration 177

TR 9:30

Details Fall 2010 1113  180  Rhetoric and Composition    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

TR 5:30




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Ball State University BS.Ed. Aug 15 1966 12:00AM 
Ball State University M.A. Aug 15 1967 12:00AM 
University of Oklahoma Ph.D. Jul 28 1978 12:00AM 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Ball State University  Director of Experimental Theatre  August 1966  August 1967
 West Texas A&M University  Instructor  August 1967  August 1968
 Midwestern State University  Associate Professor  August 1968  current



Research and Publications

Publications:

Editor and Publisher of The Five Star Review, official newspaper of the 168th Combat Engineer Battalion from 1961 to 1963.

Editor of Crazy Quilt, first volume of poems by William Doty.

Editor of Of Time, Truth and Trivia, second volume of poems by William Doty.

Editor of Through a Knothole Darkly, third volume of poems by William Doty.

Author of “The Theme of Mechanization in Kurt Vonnegut’s Player Piano”, in Clockwork Worlds, Greenwood Press, Bowling Green, 1983.

Author of “Layers of Reality in Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions”, Faculty Papers, Series 3, Vol. XIII, 1995-97, Midwestern State University Press, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1997.