Dear Heidelberg Alumni,


You are cordially invited to attend the next event sponsored by Heidelberg Alumni U.S. (HAUS) in Washington, DC on


Tuesday, May 22, 2012


We are very happy to offer three exciting parts wrapped into one evening. You are invited to attend all three parts or join us for the one or two that work for you.


  • 4:00 PM a private tour of some special German collections of the Library of Congress by German Area Specialist David Morris, Ph.D. (Please meet at the Jefferson Building, Carriage Entrance, beneath the grand staircase on First Street across from the Capitol at 3:45 PM)
  • 5:00 PM “Die spinnen, die Amis: How Germans perceive the U.S. Presidential Elections, a talk and discussion with Dr. Wilfried Mausbach, Executive Director, Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA). (Please meet at the Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, Carriage Entrance, beneath the grand staircase on First Street across from the Capitol at 4:45 PM)
  •  6:30 PM We will continue the discussion and networking in a more relaxed environment at the restaurant and wine bar Sonoma, 223 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE (


Please be on time for the Library of Congress events, since late comers cannot be accommodated.


There will be no charge for the tour and the talk and everybody covers their own cost at Sonoma. 


Please RSVP to no later than May, 17, 2012 and please indicate which parts you will attend.  Space is limited.


We look forward to seeing you on May 22!


Irmintraud Jost                                                                        Rada Carmichael

Executive Director                                                                        Regional Chair

Heidelberg University Association                                                HAUS Washington DC Chapter


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