Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression is a 20-30 minute interactive theater that will challenge the way you think about marginalized groups. Find out what it’s like to experience biased behaviors and the perpetuation of racist stereotypes.

The Tunnel planning committee meets Fridays at noon in the Student Diversity Center. Last year’s theme was Immigration. This years theme is Black Lives Matter.

Topics this year include:

  • History of Oppression
  • Legacy of Slavery
  • The Creation of Black Lives Matter.

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2019 Dates

Friday, November 15, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Saturday, November 16, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Simplot Ballroom, Student Union Building, Boise State University

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Enter the Tunnel     Inside the Tunnel     Beyond the Tunnel

Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive theater experience. Participants walk through different theaters designed to display oppression of marginalized groups. It started as a campus grassroots diversity program at Western Illinois University and can now be found at many colleges and universities around the nation. Inspiration from the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles was used as a template for the first Tunnel of Oppression. The Tunnel of Oppression at Boise State is directed, written and performed by Boise State students.