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We welcome you to join Multiliteracies cocktail 2022 webinar. In the webinarMultiLEAP’s postdoctoral researchers, Päivi Iikkanen, Joanna Kedra and Aino-Kaisa Koistinen, each representing different disciplinary perspectives, will together with the audience explore various connections to multiliteracies research and practice. With short inputs, each presenter will invite the audience to discuss the ambiguity of the concept of multiliteracies. As a result, we aim to prepare a tasty multiliteracies cocktail that is full of questions and doubts.

Päivi Iikkanen works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä. Her current research interests are related to the role of multiliteracies in the ways migrants renegotiate their professional identity.

Joanna Kedra works as postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Language and Communication Studies at the University of Jyväskylä. Her research interest is in visual literacy, visual pedagogies, photography and visual methodologies. She serves as Chair of the ECREA Visual Cultures Section and Chair of the IVLA International Presence Committee.

Aino-Kaisa Koistinen is a postdoctoral researcher in Contemporary Culture Studies at the University of Jyväskylä and Associate Professor in Media Culture (Title of Docent) at the University of Turku. Her current research deals with the possibilities of creative writing in the teaching of ecological literacy.


  • Welcome and introduction
  • Päivi Iikkanen: Multiliteracies and migrant professional identity
  • Joanna Kedra: The death to creativity?
  • Aino-Kaisa Koistinen: What is ecological literacy?
  • Discussion
  • Closing of the webinar