Center for Interpretive and Qualitative Research
(CIQR -- "seeker")*

(E-mail memo: Feb. 23, 2006)

CIQR presents:

Dr. Edward S. Casey, Distinguished Professor,
Dept. of Philosophy, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Professor Edward S. Casey is one of the leading phenomenologists in North American and has an international reputation as an orginal thinker. His book publications include Remembering: A Phenomenological Study (Indiana, 1993), Getting Back Into Place (Indiana, 1993), The Fate of Place (California, 1999), Imagining: A Phenomenological Study (Indiana, 2000), Earth-Mappings: Artists Reshaping Landscape (Minnesota, 2005), and The World at a Glance (2006, Indiana, forthcoming). The tentative title for his most recent manuscript is The World on Edge.

Public Lecture: Coming to the Edge: Reflections on Borders and Boundaries
Thursday, March 23, 2006
Fisher Hall 719
Duquesne University
7:00-9:00 P.M.
Followed by a reception.

Symposium: Research Methods in the Wake of Phenomenology
Friday, March 24, 2006
109 Union Building
Student Union
Duquesne University
1:00-3:00 P. M.

All faculty, students, and other interested parties are invited to attend. Parking is available in the Forbes Lot located on Forbes Avenue between Magee Street and Washington Place.

MINUTES of March 23, 2006:

Dr. Edward S. Casey, Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, State University of New York at Stony Brook, and an internationally acclaimed phenomenologist, gave a public address, "Coming to the Edge: Reflections on Borders and Boundaries," and a symposium,"Research Methods in the Wake of Phenomenology." Besides providing an original phenomenologically based and politically relevant theory of borders and boundaries, Casey proved to be a compelling speaker and a generous interlocutor. Graditude for his talk is still being heard a summer after it occurred.

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).