Andrew Ollett, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago, works on the literary and intellectual traditions of South Asia. He is the author of Language of the Snakes: Prakrit, Sanskrit, and the Language Order of Premodern India (2017). His current projects include an edition and translation of the Prakrit romance Lilavai (to appear in the Murty Classical Library of India), a book on the beginnings of manuscript literacy in South Asia, a book on context-dependency in South Asian philosophies of language and, with Sarah Pierce Taylor, an edition and translation of The Way of the Poet-King, a ninth-century manual of poetics in Kannada.

Andrew received his PhD from Columbia University and was a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows.

Contribution to the DHARMA project: Consulting on technical matters (EpiDoc/TEI/XSLT/LaTeX).

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