Studying MJ’s ‘Dangerous’: 4 Reasons To Read Susan Fast’s ‘Dangerous’

Abstract: This online video series is designed to show learners how they can understand the mysteries of Michael Jackson’s Dangerous album, its companion texts, Dancing the Dream and the Dangerous Short Films.

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.


Amisu, Elizabeth. “Studying MJ’s ‘Dangerous’: 4 Reasons to Read Susan Fast’s ‘Dangerous’.” Video Series, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies 3, no. 1 (2016). Published electronically 1/9/16.

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Studying MJ’s ‘Dangerous’: 4 Reasons To Read Susan Fast’s ‘Dangerous’
By Elizabeth Amisu

Dear Friend,

Today, I’d like to share a few of the ways Dr. Susan Fast’s Dangerous can help you with your research. This is by far one of the most comprehensive and illuminating books on the Dangerous album that has been published, and was the winner of a prestigious literary award.

In the fourth video of my free video series, you’ll discover 4 reasons why Susan Fast’s Dangerous is an excellent companion to your Dangerous research.

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, Twitterand Websitefrom the first three videos I shared. I read all the comments, and I’m 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 studying Michael Jackson’s Dangerous is so necessary, and which books are most helpful.

4 Reasons To Re-Listen to Dangerous 4 Reasons To Re-Watch the Dangerous Short Films! 4 Reasons To Read Dangerous Philosophies
 Watch Video 1 Now>>    Watch Video 2 Now>>     Watch Video 3 Now>> 

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Q & A 

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

In this Q & A, I’ll be discussing:

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

If you feel called to delve even deeper into your study of Michael Jackson, dance his dream and rediscover Dangerous, I invite you to join my new MJ Academy online course: Certified Michael Jackson’s Dangerous. This 6-lesson course will help you gain the knowledge and insight to take your appreciation of Michael Jackson further.

Let me show you take your appreciation of Dangerous further.

Here’s an overview of what you’ll learn during my new Certified Michael Jackson’s Dangerous online video course:01-dangerous-ad The Michael Jackson Academic Studies Online Course

  • Perspectives of academics explained
  • A whole learning module on Dancing the Dream: Poems and Reflections
  • Dangerous gender and ethnicity
  • An in-depth analysis of album artwork
  • Extras, tools, and tips and…
  • A whopping 14 HD-videos

Learn More about my Certified Michael Jackson’s Dangerous Online Video Course

Happy Learning,

Elizabeth Amisu –

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

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