Welcome to my homepage!
My recent column at The Lighthouse, on Australia's 2019 Federal election campaign:
The word that gave the Libs the winning edge
My recent columns at The Conversation
My commentary on the 2017 budget speech with Tom Clarke and Danielle Wood
Treasurer Scott Morrison's 2017-2018 budget speech annotated by three experts
My column on gender bias in Australian news:
He vs. she in Australian media coverage: What the language of news tells us about gender imbalance
My column on new words in the Oxford English Dictionary:
The Oxford Dictionary's new words are a testament to the fluid beauty of English
My column on corpus studies of the F-word
We swear by it but we're hardly world leaders in coming to grips with the F-word
My column on how a PhD in linguistics prepared me for motherhood:
How a PhD in linguistics prepared me for motherhood
My column on news media and 'war':
When governments go to war, the Fourth Estate goes AWOL
My column on MH17 @theconversation:
MH17, Iraq, Gaza and the deadly verbal dance around killing people
Read why I'm a "grammar Marxist", not a "grammar nazi":
Correct grammar? Both the grammar Nazis and the anarchists have it wrong
My other stuff
For my Introduction to Functional Grammar Course via video lectures, see here.
For my Living language: the Conception of Text in Context course, click here.
This is the personal web page of Dr Annabelle Lukin, linguist at Macquarie University.