From Analog to Digital: A Conversation with Professor Andrew Ollett on Open Source Philology


Feb 19 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Join the South Asia Digital Humanities Working Group for a conversation with Prof. Andrew Ollett (University of Chicago). Prof. Ollett will discuss the advantages and challenges of using open-source tools for philology with particular reference to his current project, a translation of a Prakrit work on poetics. The conversation will be moderated by Prof. Nataliya Yanchevskaya, Sanskrit lecturer in PIIRS.

Professor Andrew Ollett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Culture at the University of Chicago. He works on the literacy and intellectual traditions of South Asia, and is a specialist in Prakrit and Sanskit. He is the creator of Digital Indology, a collection of resources for the use of digital tools South Asian studies research.

Sponsored by the Center for Digital Humanities, the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India, and the Program in South Asian Studies

Register here.