Thursday, October 19, 2006

Lectures on Religion and Relativism at Duquesne

Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research (CIQR -- "seeker")*
(E-mail memo: Oct. 19, 2006)

Nov. 9 and 10: CIQR and the Department of Psychology co-sponsor a Presentation in the CIQR Invited Speaker Series, to which all interested faculty, graduate students, and other parties are invited:

Dr. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mustin Professor of Psychology, Swarthmore College.

"Religion, Relativism and the Moral Order" and "Toward Relational Being"

Some of Professor Gergen's recent books are: Social Construction in Context (Sage, 2001); The Saturated Self: Dilemmas of Identity in Everyday Life (Basic Books, 2nd ed. 2000); An Invitation to Social Construction (Sage, 1999); Realities and Relationships: Soundings in Social Construction (Harvard, 1997); and Toward Transformation in Social Knowledge (Sage, 2nd.ed. 1994).

Public Lecture: "Religion, Relativism and the Moral Order"

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006
Fisher Hall 719
Duquesne University
7:00-9:00 P.M.

Symposium: "Toward Relational Being"

Friday, Nov. 10, 2006
109 Union Building
Student Union
Duquesne University
10:00-12:00 Morning

Parking is available in the Forbes Lot located on Forbes Avenue between Magee Street and Washington Place.

For inquiries concerning CIQR, please contact the Center Coordinator, Fred Evans, Dept. of Philosophy,, 396-6507, or access the CIQR website,

*The Center has been officially approved by the Dean of the College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, The Graduate Council of the College, and the Council of Deans for the University. It is based in the College but open to members of all the schools of the University. It includes interpretive and qualitative research in both the humanities and the social and behavioral sciences (including the practice of the latter in Nursing, Education, Occupational Therapy and other professional schools).

Fred Evans
Department of Philosophy
Coordinator, Center for Interpretive
and Qualitative Research
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
412-396-5197 (fax)

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