AAUPW Members

AAUPW Members
**************** Some of the AAUPW members at our 2014 Holiday Party ***************

December 31, 2005

December Program Meeting

Our annual Holiday Party - including the popular White Elephant Gift Exchange!

December Book Club Meeting

We discussed Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee.

November 30, 2005

November Program Meeting

We heard from member Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, founder of the Overseas Vote Foundation, the first-ever non-profit, nonpartisan public charity dedicated to making overseas voter registration easy and accessible to the millions of Americans overseas.

November Book Club Meeting

We discussed The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.

November Stammtisch

Le Gaulois (French cuisine)

October 31, 2005

October Program Meeting

Member Patricia Guy, Public Affairs Officer for the American Consulate in Munich, gave an insider's view of the life of a Foreign Service Officer.

October Book Club Meeting

We discussed The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.

October Stammtisch

Bodega Dali (wide variety of tapas)

September 30, 2005

September Book Club Meeting

We discussed The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and compared this coming-of-age book to Vernon God Little, which we had discussed in May.

September Stammtisch

Sangam (Indian cuisine)

September Program Meeting

Our usual getting-to-know-you first meeting of the new AAUPW year.

August 31, 2005

August Stammtisch

Esszimmer (newly opened and beautifully decorated)

July 31, 2005

July Program Meeting

Our annual 4th of July Party for AAUPW members and their families!

July Stammtisch

Tannenbaum (traditional Bavarian cuisine)

June 30, 2005

June Program Meeting

Our annual walking tour: Henker, Huren, Hexen! (Hangmen, Whores and Witchery!) - a fascinating walk through Munich's history and the Age of Superstition.

June Book Club Meeting

We discussed The Lexus and the Olive Tree by Thomas L. Friedman.

June Stammtisch

Tung Thong (cosy little Thai restaurant)

May 31, 2005

May Program Meeting

One of AAUPW's founding members, Dee Pattee, talked about the class she teaches in writing autobiographically-based material: "Everyone's Life is a Story".

May Book Club Meeting

We discussed Vernon God Little by D.B.C. Pierre.

May Stammtisch

Café Atlas (delicious sandwiches and a good variety of American food)

April 30, 2005

April Program Meeting

Dr. Doris Kajewski, chemist and patent examiner at the European Patent Office, shared a bit of what goes on behind the scenes at the only European governmental organization headquartered in Munich.

April Book Club Meeting

We discussed Madam Secretary: A Memoir by Madeleine Albright.

April Stammtisch

Künstlerhaus am Lenbachplatz- Mövenpick (excellent international cuisine plus delicious cakes and ice creams)

March 31, 2005

March Program Meeting

Member Melissa Schafer, working on her PhD in Agriculture Economics/Rural Sociology at the Weihenstephan campus of the Technical University Munich, talked about her experiences doing research on Bavarian organic farmers and the market for local food and organic food in Bavaria.

March Book Club Meeting

We discussed Biomimicry by Janine M. Benyus.

March Stammtisch

Dreigroschenkeller in Haidhausen

February 28, 2005

February Program Meeting

A privately-conducted tour of the Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition at the Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung.

February Book Club Meeting

We discussed Beloved by Toni Morrison.

February Stammtisch

Café Florian (accent on Mediterranean cuisine)

January 31, 2005

January Program Meeting

Sibylle Bernstiel gave a presentation on the exploration of the American Northwest and the contribution of Lewis and Clark.

January Book Club Meeting

We discussed Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie.

January Stammtisch

Café Atlas (American and international food)

January 1, 2005

December Stammtisch

The Tannenbaum (traditional Bavarian cuisine)

December Program Meeting

Our annual holiday party!