December 31, 2005
November 30, 2005
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.
We discussed The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.
Le Gaulois (French cuisine)
October 31, 2005
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.
We discussed The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.
Bodega Dali (wide variety of tapas)
September 30, 2005
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.
Sangam (Indian cuisine)
Our usual getting-to-know-you first meeting of the new AAUPW year.
August 31, 2005
July 31, 2005
June 30, 2005
Our annual walking tour: Henker, Huren, Hexen! (Hangmen, Whores and Witchery!) - a fascinating walk through Munich's history and the Age of Superstition.
We discussed The Lexus and the Olive Tree by Thomas L. Friedman.
Tung Thong (cosy little Thai restaurant)
May 31, 2005
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".
We discussed Vernon God Little by D.B.C. Pierre.
Café Atlas (delicious sandwiches and a good variety of American food)
April 30, 2005
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.
We discussed Madam Secretary: A Memoir by Madeleine Albright.
Künstlerhaus am Lenbachplatz- Mövenpick (excellent international cuisine plus delicious cakes and ice creams)
March 31, 2005
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.
We discussed Biomimicry by Janine M. Benyus.
Dreigroschenkeller in Haidhausen