Author: Saira Fitzgerald

  • An Ode to CL2023 at Lancaster University

    “Are you the official photographer?” “err…umm…well…no not exactly…” It was a question asked by many a patient person as I stuck my camera lens into their faces for the umpteenth time. Although I didn’t have a proper answer, I felt myself growing into the role over the four days as fingers automatically kept clicking at…

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  • My experience with the Corpus MOOC

    Lancaster University’s MOOC in Corpus Linguistics has been hugely important to me during my doctoral research and I’ve taken it each year since it was first offered in 2014. This is not because I’m an especially slow learner or that I was unsuccessful in all of my previous attempts – it’s because the course has…

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