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    November 18 6:00pm
    International Club has been hosting its annual International Culture Show for the past five years. This event gives students the opportunity to showcase their culture in a creative manner through music, dance or drama to bring you a sense of adventure as the performance takes you through a journey to explore various cultures through dance, more »
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    November 19 8:00am
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Saturday, November 18, 2017
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    • CLOSED
      November 18 12:00am
      Closed more »
    • House of Champions
      November 18 12:00am
      swim meet more »
    • IUPUI Annual Culture Show presented by the International Club
      November 18 6:00pm
      International Club has been hosting its annual International Culture Show for the past five years. This event gives students the opportunity to showcase their culture in a creative manner through music, dance or drama to bring you a sense of adventure as the performance takes you through a journey to explore various cultures through dance, more »
    • CLOSED
      November 19 12:00am
      The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
    • PPG 2017 Symposium
      November 19 8:00am
      PPG 2017 Symposium sponsored by the Cardiac Developmental Biology/Wells Center more »
    Saturday, November 18, 2017
      IU Calendar




      • CLOSED
        November 18 12:00am
        Closed more »
      • House of Champions
        November 18 12:00am
        swim meet more »
      • IUPUI Annual Culture Show presented by the International Club
        November 18 6:00pm
        International Club has been hosting its annual International Culture Show for the past five years. This event gives students the opportunity to showcase their culture in a creative manner through music, dance or drama to bring you a sense of adventure as the performance takes you through a journey to explore various cultures through dance, more »
      • CLOSED
        November 19 12:00am
        The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
      • PPG 2017 Symposium
        November 19 8:00am
        PPG 2017 Symposium sponsored by the Cardiac Developmental Biology/Wells Center more »
      Saturday, November 18, 2017
        IU Calendar




        • CLOSED
          November 18 12:00am
          Closed more »
        • House of Champions
          November 18 12:00am
          swim meet more »
        • IUPUI Annual Culture Show presented by the International Club
          November 18 6:00pm
          International Club has been hosting its annual International Culture Show for the past five years. This event gives students the opportunity to showcase their culture in a creative manner through music, dance or drama to bring you a sense of adventure as the performance takes you through a journey to explore various cultures through dance, more »
        • CLOSED
          November 19 12:00am
          The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
        • PPG 2017 Symposium
          November 19 8:00am
          PPG 2017 Symposium sponsored by the Cardiac Developmental Biology/Wells Center more »
        Saturday, November 18, 2017

          About This Event

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          In the summer of 1823, a grizzly bear mauled Hugh Glass. The animal ripped the trapper up, carving huge hunks from his body. Glass’s fellows rushed to his aid and slew the bear, but Glass’s injuries mocked their first aid. The expedition leader arranged for his funeral: two men would stay behind to bury the corpse when it finally stopped gurgling; the rest would move on. Alone in Indian country, the caretakers quickly lost their nerve. They fled, taking Glass’s gun, knife, and ammunition with them. But Glass wouldn’t die. He began crawling toward Fort Kiowa, hundreds of miles to the east, and as his speed picked up, so did his ire. The men who took his gear and left him to rot were going to pay.

          Here Lies Hugh Glass springs from this legend. The acclaimed historian Jon T. Coleman delves into the accounts left by Glass’s contemporaries and the mythologizers who used his story to advance their literary and filmmaking careers. A spectacle of grit in the face of overwhelming odds, Glass sold copy and tickets. But he did much more. Through him, the grievances and frustrations of hired hunters in the early American West and the natural world they traversed and explored bled into the narrative of the nation. A marginal player who nonetheless sheds light on the terrifying drama of life on the frontier, Glass endures as a consummate survivor and a complex example of American manhood. Here Lies Hugh Glass, a vivid, often humorous portrait of a young nation and its growing pains, is a Western history like no other.

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          • CLOSED
            November 18 12:00am
            Closed more »
          • House of Champions
            November 18 12:00am
            swim meet more »
          • IUPUI Annual Culture Show presented by the International Club
            November 18 6:00pm
            International Club has been hosting its annual International Culture Show for the past five years. This event gives students the opportunity to showcase their culture in a creative manner through music, dance or drama to bring you a sense of adventure as the performance takes you through a journey to explore various cultures through dance, more »
          • CLOSED
            November 19 12:00am
            The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
          • PPG 2017 Symposium
            November 19 8:00am
            PPG 2017 Symposium sponsored by the Cardiac Developmental Biology/Wells Center more »
          Saturday, November 18, 2017