The Martin Institute for Law & Society


To Shape a New World: The Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Now

Brandon Terry, Ph. D. Lunch will be served; RSVP to This lecture explores the ethical and political thought of Martin Luther King, Jr. by interrogating King’s body of public philosophy, as well as its leading critics and interpreters. Terry argues that we can find indispensable…

Dr. Karilyn Crockett, Dr. Michael Liu & Dr. Claire Andrade-Watkins

Where Movements, Communities, and Highways Meet: A Conversation About the Power of People. Friday, November 30 @ 12 noon. Lunch will be served. Dr. Karilyn Crockett's book People before highways: Boston Activists, Urban planners and a New Movement for City Making, takes a look at urban renewal in Boston…

Stonehill Trio Concert

Wednesday, December 5 @ 12:30pm. Lunch will be served. Join us for the semi-annual Stonehill Trio Concert, The Big Piece, a journey into the Nineteenth Century romantic piano trio and its mysteries. We shall explore the craft and inspiration that are the foundation on which these large scale pieces are…

Congressman Joe Kennedy

Friday, October 19 @ 11:45 am Martin Institute Auditorium Open to the public

Peter Tedeschi for US Congress

Friday, October 5 | 12:00 - 1:15 pm. Lunch will be served. Peter is running for Congress to represent the 9th Congressional District, where he can put his values and many years of leadership and business experience to use in the service of others. 

Condemned to Remember

Tomi Reichental and Gerry Gregg   Thursday, October 11th 7:00 – 9:30 pm  “Condemned to Remember” is an engrossing cinematic journey across a Europe in the throes of political, economic and social turmoil. Through the prism of the experiences of an 83-year-old Holocaust survivor…

Anthony Amore for Secretary of State

Friday, October 26th @ 12noon Lunch will be served Please RSVP to by October 22nd

Immigration Law Post Election

Mahsa Khanbabai, Esq. ; Thursday, November 8th @ 10am in the Martin Institute Auditorium. Brunch will be served. Attorney Mahsa Khanbabai has dedicated her legal career to immigration and naturalization issues, representing individual, nonprofit, educational and business clients. She assists clients…

The Martin Institute seeks to prepare the students for leadership positions as active citizens in service to an improved human community. Through rigorous, critical interdisciplinary inquiry, the Institute challenges students to explore the vital issues of public policy and social justice. It is committed to a curriculum and co-curriculum that bridges theory and practice, inviting student curiosity in and engagement with the pressing issues of the day.

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