Jane Allred is a Ph.D student in History, with a special interest in philology and the history of ideas. She is especially interested in the grammatical tradition of South Asia (Sanskrit: vyākaraṇa) and the history of the study of language. Her thesis research will concern grammars of Kannaḍa in medieval and early modern Karnāṭaka in South India. She holds an MA in Philosophy from the University of Hawai’i.