Studying Michael Jackson’s ‘Dangerous’: Rediscovering the ‘Dangerous’ Dream

Abstract: This online lecture 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.


REFERENCE AS:

Amisu, Elizabeth. “Studying Michael Jackson’s ‘Dangerous’: Rediscovering the ‘Dangerous’ Dream.” Audio Lecture, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies 3, no. 1 (2016). Published electronically 4/9/16. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/fvs2-5/.


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Studying Michael Jackson’s ‘Dangerous’: Rediscovering the ‘Dangerous’ Dream
By Elizabeth Amisu

Dear Friend,

Do you remember the time, when the Dangerous album was released? Perhaps you can, maybe you can’t. Either way, let me set the scene for you. It was the birth of the 1990s: social media platforms had not yet been invented and everyone was still watching VHS tapes. Millions of viewers sat around their television sets all over the world to watch the premiere of a new Michael Jackson short film called Black or White, and it blew them all away.


Studying Michael Jackson’s ‘Dangerous’: Rediscovering the ‘Dangerous’ Dream
Free Online Lecture and Q&A from Author, Elizabeth Amisu,
Editor of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies
September 4th, 2016, 6PM GMT +1


This free Online Lecture and Q & A can show you how to understand the mysteries of Dangerous, and unravel the enigma that is early nineties Michael Jackson creativity. In this online lecture I answer all your Dangerous study questions, and we will cover a range of topics, including:

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 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


My lessons are filled with exhilarating moments of new discovery and appreciation that allow you to expand your understanding of Michael Jackson’s art. And they’re suitable for those who are new to Michael Jackson Studies, as well as seasoned fans.

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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