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Tunnel of Oppression

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Tunnel Of Oppression
Friday November 10  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday November 11  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Simplot Ballroom

Five topics have been selected for this year’s Tunnel of Oppression:

  • Immigration/Deportation
  • Communities of color affected during natural disasters
  • Employment and housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Idaho
  • Trump’s military trans ban
  • Southern Confederate statues being removed
  • White terrorism

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.

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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.