International Society of Humor Studies Conference 2023


On-campus housing will be available in the Student Village from Sunday, July 2 – Sunday, July 9. “StuVi1” is an air-conditioned apartment-style residence with suite-style accommodations a three-minute walk to the conference venue. The building is located on the “T” (subway/trolley Green Line) and adjacent to the Fitness and Recreation Center.

Rooms with a shared bath (i.e., two single bathrooms per four single occupancy bedrooms) are $96.50/person/night. Rooms with a private bath are $164.40/person/night. Please select your option carefully since switches will likely not be allowed once you arrive. Cancellations must be made 30 days before anticipated arrival to receive a refund. 

View detailed information regarding overnight accommodations and registration.


There are numerous luxury hotels within walking distance in nearby Kenmore Square. Less expensive hotels are easily accessible by rideshare services and public transportation:


Daily coffee breaks, opening reception, and closing banquet will be included in the conference fees.

On-campus: The student union (GSU) is a seven-minute walk from the conference venue. There are a variety of choices. More information can be found at:

Off-campus: There are a significant number of eating establishments interspersed throughout campus. Several restaurants are located within a block or two of most meeting spaces on campus

Nearby sit-down restaurants:
  • Brown Sugar (Thai): 1033 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Sunset Cantina (Mexican): 916 Comm Ave
  • Gopchang Story (Korean): 973 Comm Ave
Nearby quick meals:
  • Otto’s Pizza: 888 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Live Alive (vegetarian and vegan options): 888 Comm Ave
  • Chipotle Burritos: 876 Common Ave
  • Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers: 949 Comm Ave


For those coming in from Logan International Airport, take the #22 or #33 Massport’s free on-airport shuttle bus service to the subway station. Take the Blue Line “inbound” to the Government Center stop. From there, transfer to the Green Line (upstairs) and take the “B” train (“Boston College”).

For the on-campus housing and conference/registration: get off at the “Armory Street” stop. The dorms/housing registration will be down Buick Street, straight ahead and to the right of you as you depart the train. The conference meeting rooms are at 871 Comm Ave, the College of General Studies building (CGS).

From Amtrak – South Station: take the Red Line inbound (Alewife) train. Change to the Green Line at Park Street Station and take the westbound “B” train (“Boston College”) to the “Armory Street” stop. The dorms/registration will be down Buick Street.

A one-way subway train trip (cash or Charlie Ticket) is $2.40:

For those coming for an extended time, we recommend getting a 7-day unlimited pass for $22.50.

Public transportation trip planner:

The RIDE paratransit service provides door-to-door, shared-ride transportation to eligible people who can’t use the subway, bus, or trolley all or some of the time due to temporary or permanent disability.

Estimated costs from the airport to campus are $30-40 for cabs and $25 for ride-share services.

  • Conference address: 871 Commonwealth Ave
  • On-campus housing address (StuVi-I): 10 Buick Street

If you are driving, I would recommend parking at subway or commuter rail lots/garages. Parking options can be found at: