MJ Study Must-Haves: 5 Reasons to Re-Read ‘Moonwalk’

Abstract: This video series is designed to help scholars on their Michael Jackson research journey.


Lecture by Elizabeth Amisu, MA, PGCE, editor of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies and author of The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife.


REFERENCE AS:

Amisu, Elizabeth. “MJ Study Must-Haves: 5 Reasons to Re-Read ‘Moonwalk’.” Video Series, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies 3, no. 1 (2016). Published electronically 4/8/16. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/fvs1-1/.


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MJ Study Must-Haves: 5 Reasons to Re-Read ‘Moonwalk’
By Elizabeth Amisu

Dear Friend,

Taking your first steps into Michael Jackson Research is really about choosing the best sources to keep you interested and engaged. When we allow ourselves to be independent scholars, we keep our minds open, searching and teachable!

This month, it’s important not to let the negative press and articles we are often bombarded with by the media pull us away from what we know about the artist, Michael Jackson.

In the first free video, I explain why re-reading Moonwalk is a fantastic place to begin your researching process and allow the “Real MJ” to rise from the noise.

More importantly, you’ll learn four reasons why a re-read of Moonwalk is needed now more than ever. Remember that the man in the music is the artist you love and adore, so this re-read will ultimately enrich your research for years to come.

Watch Video 1 Now>>

Thank-you for your thoughtful comments on The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies dedicated Facebook, Twitter, and Website. I read all the comments, and I’m grateful these resources are helping you study, learn and grow.


Q & A 

I will be answering your MJ Study questions on a special ‘Q & A’ posted at the end of this Free Video Series.

In this Q & A, I’ll be discussing:FVS1-1 Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies

  • What Michael Jackson Studies is
  • How to gain a deeper understanding of Michael Jackson’s work
  • How to take your knowledge to the next level
  • How to use Michaeling to write professionally

Please feel free to share these videos with anyone in your life who is on their Michaeling journey or anyone who is a fan.

There are three more videos in this series coming your way to help you on your Michael Jackson research journey. My hope is that these videos awaken your appreciation and help you rediscover your delight in the life’s creative work of the King of Pop, Rock and Soul, Michael Jackson.


Here’s an overview of what you’ll learn during my new Certified Teacher of Michael Jackson Studies online video course:
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  • Reading Michael Jackson in the Classroom
  • Listening to Michael Jackson in the Classroom
  • Watching Michael Jackson in the Classroom
  • Thinking about Michael Jackson in the Classroom
  • LOADS of free teaching resources
  • Extras, tools, tips and a whopping 17 videos

Learn More about my Certified Teacher of Michael Jackson Studies Online Video Course

Happy Learning,

Elizabeth Amisu – MichaelJacksonStudies.org


Elizabeth Amisu, author of The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife, holds an MA in Early Modern English Literature from King’s College London. She completed her teacher training at the University College London Institute of Education and has seven years’ teaching experience. She is co-founder and editor of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies online. For ‘The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies she has edited two publications, An Academic Companion to Michael Jackson Studies and Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation – Michael Jackson & Prince; written several articles and book reviews, most notably ”Throwing Stones To Hide Your Hands’: The Mortal Persona Of Michael Jackson‘, which has been translated into Spanish and Italian; ”The Isle is Full of Noises’: Revisiting the Peter Pan of Pop‘, available in German; ”Crack Music’: Michael Jackson’s Invincible‘, also in Italian; and ”Heard it Through the Grapevine’: Are We Losing Michael Jackson All Over Again?’, also available in Spanish. Find out more at https://elizabethamisu.com/.


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