MJ Study Must-Haves: 4 Quick & Easy Ways the Journal Can Help

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

Lecture by Karin Merx BMus, MA, editor of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies, and author of A festive parade of highlights. La Grande Parade as evaluation of the museum policy of Edy De Wilde at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam published with academic publisher Eburon.


Merx, Karin. “MJ Study Must-Haves: 4 Quick & Easy Ways the Journal Can Help.” Video Series, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies 3, no. 1 (2016). Published electronically 8/8/16. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/fvs1-4/.

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MJ Study Must-Haves: 4 Quick & Easy Ways the Journal Can Help
By Karin Merx

Dear Friend,

Today, I’d like to share a few of the many ways in which The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies can help you with your research. Our wonderful sponsorship by Online Arts Education and Protagonist enables us to provide a diverse range of content, including a monthly academic podcast, essays & articlesjournal issues, courses, academic book reviews, and author interviews, worth about $75 a year to every single reader. We also support existing academics and nurture upcoming ones.

In the fourth video  of my free video series, you’ll discover 4 quick and easy ways The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies can help you. Although these tools may sound simple, they’re really helpful! When you take the time to access the opportunities offered, magical things can happen.

Watch Video 4 Now>>

Thank you for all the thoughtful and supportive shares, likes, comments and questions on The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies dedicated Facebook, Twitter, and Websitefrom the first three videos Elizabeth and I have shared. We both read all the comments, and we’re grateful these videos are helping you study, learn and grow.

If you missed the first three videos in the series, I invite you to watch them now to learn the five reasons why starting Michael Jackson’s own words is so necessary, and which book is most helpful for contextualizing his career.

 5 Reasons to Re-Read ‘MoonWalk’ 5 Reasons to Annotate ‘Man in the Music 4 Ways to Use MJDLO for Research
Watch Video 1 Now>>   Watch Video 2 Now>>    Watch Video 3 Now>> 

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Q & A 

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

In this Q & A, we’ll be discussing:

  • 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.

If you feel called to delve even deeper into your study of Michael Jackson, and discover how to share your passion with others, I invite you to join our new MJ Academy online courses: Certified Teacher of Michael Jackson Studies and Visual Art of Michael Jackson. These 6-lesson courses will help you gain the knowledge and insight to take your appreciation of Michael Jackson further.

Let us show you how to delve deeper and reach new levels of understanding.

Here’s an overview of what you’ll learn during my new Visual Art of Michael Jackson online video course:

  • mjart-adHow to appreciate Michael Jackson’s visual art
  • How to write about Michael Jackson’s art
  • All about Michael Jackson’s portraits
  • All about Michael Jackson’s abstract art and sculpture designs
  • Extras, tools, tips and a whopping 17 videos

Learn More about my Visual Art of Michael Jackson Online Video Course

Happy Learning,

Karin Merx – MichaelJacksonStudies.org

Karin Merx, BMus, MA is the cover artist and illustrator of the first comprehensive academic book on Michael Jackson,  ‘The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife. Merx is founder and editor of the world’s first peer-reviewed academic journal on Michael Jackson’s art, life and work, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies and she is co-presenter of the acclaimed podcast, Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation, mentioned in iTunes as ‘New and Noteworthy’. Merx is an artist and academic. She studied at the Academy of Music in Amsterdam, and is alumna of Conservatorium van Amsterdam and the Open University, Netherlands and holds qualifications in Art History. For The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies, she wrote the well-received article: ‘From Throne to Wilderness. Michael Jackson’s ‘Stranger in Moscow’ and the Foucauldian Outlaw‘ and a book review on Dangerous by Susan Fast. This review is also translated in German and Italian. Find out more at http://karinmerx.co.uk/.

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