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Travel and Accommodations


Airtravel: Logan International (BOS) is Boston’s main airport and is easily accessible by public transit.

Rail: Amtrak offers regular service between New York City and Boston.

Bus: Megabus, Boltbus, and several other companies offer regular bus routes between New York and Boston.

Boston has a good public transit system, and the MBTA ( provides regular bus and subway service from Logan International Airport. Their website also provides tools for finding the best route to your destination.

We are glad to provide any other travel information that we can in order to assist you.


The conference will be held on the 12th floor of the Boston University School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215. This location is within a very short walk from the ‘BU Central’ stop on the MBTA B-line (green).

Below are several recommendations for hotels close by. We also recommend you use online hotel search engines (, expedia, etc.), as there are often deals in the surrounding area.

The Gryphon House (moderate)
9 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 375-9003
(0.9 miles from conference location, MBTA b-line, Kenmore Square)

Hyatt Regency Cambridge (moderate)
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 492-1234‎
(0.7 miles from conference location)

Hotel Commonwealth (expensive)
500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 933-5000
(0.6 miles from conference location, MBTA b-line, Kenmore Square)

Holiday Inn Boston – Brookline (inexpensive)
1200 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 277-1200
(0.8 miles from conference location, MBTA c-line, St. Paul St.)

Boston Hotel Buckminster (inexpensive)
645 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 236-7050
(0.5 miles from conference location, MBTA b-line, Kenmore Square)


This conference is supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities and Department of Philosophy.