Abstract: This online video series is designed to show learners how they can understand the mysteries of Michael Jackson’s blackness and Afrocentricity, as they are expressed through his writing and art, as well as the myths which surround his ethnicity.
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.
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Amisu, Elizabeth. “Studying Michael Jackson & Blackness: Free & Easy Sources “, Video Series, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies 3, no. 2 (2016). Published electronically 25/11/16. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/fvs6-4/.
Studying Michael Jackson & Blackness: Free & Easy Sources
By Elizabeth Amisu
Today, I’d like to share a few of the wonderful and freely available sources you can use to continue your learning journey. Michael Jackson’s ethnicity is an excellent topic for further research and study.
In the fourth video of my free video series, you’ll discover several of the key tools that are easily available to you when studying Michael Jackson and blackness.
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Q & A
I will be answering your Michael Jackson & Blackness study questions on a special audio lecture ‘Q & A’ posted at the end of this Free Video Series.
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Please feel free to share these videos with anyone in your life who is on their research journey or anyone who is a fan.
If you feel called to go further in your study of Michael Jackson & Black History, I invite you to join my new online course: Michael Jackson & Black History. This 4-lesson course will help you gain the knowledge and insight to take your appreciation of Michael Jackson to new places.
Here’s an overview of what you’ll learn during my new Michael Jackson & Black History online video course:
- Re-contextualizing Michael Jackson’s blackness
- Jackson’s 1991 visit to Africa and his biological African connection
- Black activism and mass incarceration in They Don’t Care About Us
- Michael Jackson’s posthumous black activist legacy
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.
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