Professional biographer Kate Buford will offer a master class as part of Carol DeBoer-Langworthy’s Biography course ENGL1190C, April 21, 1-2:20 pm in Smith-Buonanno Hall, Rm. 206. Buford will discuss her award-winning “Native American Son: The Life and Sporting Legend of Jim Thorpe” to illustrate the craft of telling a complicated life. Thorpe (1887-1953) was the greatest multi-sport athlete of modern times at the dawn of American organized sports. This event is open to the campus community.