October 28, 2020

Cassandra Good Speaks at Mount Vernon

good_founding-revisedCassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, presented the Ford Evening Book Talk at the Fred W. Smith Library at Mount Vernon on July 23. She spoke about her book, Founding Friendships, with a focus on George Washington and his family’s friendships. The talk is available at http://livestream.com/gwmountvernon/events/3750382.

Good Presents Research at Conference

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe, presented a paper titled “James Monroe and the Passions of Foreign Policy” at the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations in Arlington, Virginia on June 25.  The paper was based on correspondence published in the latest volume of The Papers of James Monroe, edited by Good, Daniel Preston and Heidi Stello.

Good Presents at Five Venues in March

Cassandra Good, associate editor of the papers of James Monroe, was the Women’s History Month speaker at the Library Company of Philadelphia on March 3.

Good also chaired a panel on masculinity and emotions at the Virginia Forum on March 14 and lectured on her new book at the Society of the Cincinnati and the Library of Congress on March 16 and 25.

Good presented on a panel at the Virginia Festival for the Book on March 22, which was featured by the local NBC affiliate in Charlottesville.

Cassandra Good Publishes Book, Founding Friendships

Published by Oxford University Press

Published by Oxford University Press

Cassandra Good, Associate Editor of the Papers of James Monroe, published Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic with Oxford University Press. The book is a cultural history of male/female friendships in the period 1780-1830 using letters, diaries, novels, portraits and more to explore issues of gender and power.  Good will be doing book talks at a number of venues in the coming months, including Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Feb. 14, and the Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville on March 22.

Cassandra Good Appears on History TV Show

Cassandra Good, Associate Editor of the Papers of James Monroe, will appear on a Travel Channel special titled, “Mysteries at the White House” on Friday, Nov. 7 at 9 p.m.  She was interviewed for a segment about Andrew Jackson’s 1829 inaugural ball.