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Julie Macfarlane -- "Going Public," with Sasha Brietzke

Julie Macfarlane will speak about her book, Going Public, in this virtual event on Wednesday, February 10th at 5:00pm MT on Zoom. She will be in conversation with Sasha Brietzke for this special event. Tickets for this event are $5 (plus a small convenience fee) and are available on Eventbrite HERE or by clicking the button below.

About the Book:
It took Julie Macfarlane a lifetime to say the words out loud--the words that finally broke the calm and traveled farther than she could have imagined. In this clear-eyed account, she confronts her own silence and deeply rooted trauma to chart a remarkable course from sexual abuse victim to agent of change. Going Public merges the worlds of personal and professional, activism and scholarship. Drawing upon decades of legal training, Macfarlane decodes the well-worn methods used by church, school, and state to silence survivors, from first reporting to cross-examination to non-disclosure agreements. At the same time, she lays bare the isolation and exhaustion of going public in her own life, as she takes her abuser to court, challenges her colleagues, and weathers a defamation lawsuit.



*Tickets are $5 (plus a small convenience fee) for the access link to this virtual event. This access link will be sent 24 hours before the event.

* The virtual event begins at 4:00am PT / 5:00 pm MT / 7:00pm ET and will last about one hour. If you have issues during the event or if you'd like to ask a question during the Q&A portion, please email your questions to BBSVirtualEvents@gmail.com.

*Going Public is available to purchase from Boulder Book Store. A code will be sent to you after purchasing a ticket to this virtual event that is good for $5 off the books at checkout. Email BBSVirtualEvents@gmail.com if you don't receive your code.

Event date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Going Public: A Survivor's Journey from Grief to Action Cover Image
ISBN: 9781771134750
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Click on the title to see details.
Published: Between the Lines - September 29th, 2020