Monthly Meeting

“Understanding LOVE”

 Wednesday, February 14, 2018 — Valentine’s Day

6:00 pm sharp (please arrive by 5:45) – 8:00

Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue,

Entrance at the intersection of Lexington Ave. and 68th St.

Faculty/Staff Dining Room, 8th floor

Please see Directions at en

FREE, of course.

To reserve a place, please register at

Government-issued ID required for entry to building, please.

Please come share your life-experiences, thoughts, feelings, and insights.

  • What does love mean, to you?
  • What have you learned about loving wisely and well?
  • How is love different for men and for women, for gay and straight folks, and for others – or is it essentially the same for all?
  • How does the meaning of love change as we get older?
  • What are the connections, for you,  between love and sexuality?
  • Is love “natural” – or is it “socially-constructed”?
  • How is love effected by politics, class, and money?
  • Does loving make us healthier?
  • What’s one of your favorite works of art about Love (movie, play, poem, picture, song….)?

To stimulate your thinking: Read the brilliant entry on LOVE at, covering the scientific, cultural, religious, and psychological knowledge about the subject.   



Subway Directions: The 6 train stops directly under the College at the 68th Street station. There is an entrance to the College in the Subway station. Turn right upon exiting the turnstile and the entrance will be directly in front of you.

Alternatively:  You can take the F train to the East 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue stop. After exiting the station, walk north on Lexington Avenue to East 68th Street. The College is located at the intersection of East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue.

Bus Directions: The crosstown M66 bus goes east on 68th Street, and west on 67th Street. Hunter College is located at the intersection of East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue.The M98, M101, M102, and M103 go south on Lexington Avenue and north on 3rd Avenue. Hunter College is located at the intersection of East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue.

Driving: See detailed directions at:


  1. Check in at the Visitor’s Reception Desk to your left was you enter the lobby.
  2. Take escalators to the 3rd floor (two flights up).
  3. Bear left coming off the escalator towards the “West Building”
  4. Take the elevator to the 8th floor of the West Building
  5. Entrance to our venue is to your right.



Conversations New York ( is  a community of volunteers which has promoted more and better conversations among New Yorkers by such activities as quarterly CONVERSATION DAYS, these monthly Conversations,   an on-line calendar featuring 1,000 conversations a year, and the first  national  symposium on The Power of Conversation, held at Columbia University.

To receive further information about this session and ensuing ones, please send an e-mail to Ron Gross at