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Michael Jackson's Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation is a podcast which aims to bring wider attention to Michael Jackson as artist. It is the world's first academic podcast which solely discusses the art of Michael Jackson as well as the broader contexts in which his music, performance and short films were created and received.

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Michael Jackson's Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation is a podcast which aims to bring wider attention to Michael Jackson as artist. It is the world's first academic podcast which solely discusses the art of Michael Jackson as well as the broader contexts in which his music, performance and short films were created and received.

    Episode 29 – Celebrating The Dangerous Philosophies: Part 1

    Episode 29 – Celebrating The Dangerous Philosophies: Part 1

    Abstract: In this episode, Karin and Elizabeth discuss ‘The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife’ and its first anniversary. In part one Elizabeth discusses the history of the book and her secrets of combining creativity and research.  An extended version of this episode is accessible by becoming a Patron at http://patreon.com/mjdlo.



    REFERENCE AS:

    Merx, Karin, and Elizabeth Amisu. “Episode 29 – Celebrating The Dangerous Philosophies” Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation 4, no. 4 (2017). Published electronically 21/08/17. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/episode-29/.



    The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies asks that you acknowledge The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies as the source of our Content; if you use material from The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies online, we request that you link directly to the stable URL provided. If you use our content offline, we ask that you credit the source as follows: “Courtesy of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies.”



    Episode 29 – Celebrating The Dangerous Philosophies

    By Karin Merx & Elizabeth Amisu

    Karin Merx BMus, MA, is 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’. Find out more about Karin here.

    Elizabeth Amisu, PGCE, MA, is co-founder and the former 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. Find out more about Elizabeth here.

    All Our References and Where to Easily Find The

    1. Elizabeth Amisu, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife (Praeger, 2016) Trailer | Press Release | Buy Signed Copies | Buy

    2. Episode 11 (7/7/16): Author & Text: The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson Pt. 1 Episode 12 (7/8/16): MJ Academy: The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson Pt. 2

    Episode 15 (13/9/16): MJAS Exclusive – Live from Kingvention

    Episode 16 (30/9/16): A Celebration of the Book Release of The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson

    3. Join our Community on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/mjdlo

    4. The Online Course for ‘Dangerous Philosophies’ is half-price until 30th September! Don’t miss out: a href="http://www.onlineartseducation.co.uk/course/dangerousphilosophies/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-ft="{"tn":"-U"}" data-lynx-mode="origin" data-lynx-uri="https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.

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    Interview with Dr. Susan Rogers

    Interview with Dr. Susan Rogers

    Abstract: In this episode, Karin has Dr. Susan Rogers, sound engineer of Prince as quest. They discuss musicality, difference in recording style between Michael Jackson and Prince, and posthumous releases amongst other things.



    REFERENCE AS:

    Merx, Karin and Dr. Susan Rogers. “Episode 37 – ‘Interview with Dr. Susan Rogers’ ” Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation 6, no. 37 (2018). Published electronically 21/07/18. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/episode-37/.



    The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies asks that you acknowledge The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies as the source of our Content; if you use material from The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies online, we request that you link directly to the stable URL provided. If you use our content offline, we ask that you credit the source as follows: “Courtesy of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies.”



    Episode 37 – Interview with Dr. Susan Rogers

    by Karin Merx

    Karin Merx BMus, MA, is co-founder and 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’. 

    Elizabeth Amisu, PGCE, MA, is co-founder and the former 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.

    Dr. Susan Rogers, Phd, holds a doctorate in psychology from McGill University, where she studied music cognition and psychoacoustics under researchers Daniel Levitin and Stephen McAdams. Her research focuses on auditory memory, the perception of musical signals, and the influence of musical training on auditory development. For two decades prior to her science career, Rogers was one of the world’s few women known for her work as a record producer, engineer, mixer, and audio electronics technician. Career highlights include years (1983–1988) as staff engineer for recording artist Prince and working with such diverse artists as Barenaked Ladies, David Byrne, Tricky, and Tevin Campbell. Learn more here.



    Our references and where you can easily find them

    1. Elizabeth Amisu, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife (Preager, 2016).

    2. Gunther Schuller, The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930-1945 (Oxford University Press; New Ed edition, 2005).

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    Episode 36 – Michael Jackson FAQ

    Episode 36 – Michael Jackson FAQ

    Abstract: In the light of Michael Jackson’s 9th Anniversary, Karin has Dr. Kit O’Toole as guest. They discuss O’Toole’s book Michael Jackson FAQ: All That’s Left To Know About The King Of Pop, a tribute to the greatest artist that moonwalked this earth.



    REFERENCE AS:

    Merx, Karin. “Episode 36 – ‘Michael Jackson FAQ’ ” Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation 5, no. 4 (2018). Published electronically 25/06/18. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/episode-36/.



    The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies asks that you acknowledge The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies as the source of our Content; if you use material from The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies online, we request that you link directly to the stable URL provided. If you use our content offline, we ask that you credit the source as follows: “Courtesy of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies.”



    Episode 36 – ‘Michael Jackson FAQ’

    by Karin Merx with Dr. Kit O’Toole

    Karin Merx BMus, MA, is 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’. Find out more about Karin here.

    Elizabeth Amisu, PGCE, MA, is co-founder and the former 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. Find out more about Elizabeth here.

    Kit O’Toole, Phd, Kit O’Toole has written about music for over 20 years.  She is the author of Songs We Were Singing: Guided Tours Through the Beatles’ Lesser Known Tracks (12 Bar Publishing); and Michael Jackson FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About the King of Pop. Find out more about Kit here



    Our references and where you can easily find them

    1. Kit O’Toole, Michael Jackson FAQ: All That’s Left To Know About The King Of Pop (Backbeat Books, 2015). Buy at Amazon

    2. Elizabeth Amisu, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife (Preager, 2016). Buy at Amazon

    3. Susan Fast, Dangerous (Bloomberg, 2014). Buy at Amazon

    4. Joseph Vogel, Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson (Sterling, 2011). Buy at Amazon

    5. Isabelle Petitjean, Dangerous: From Mark Ryden to Michael Jackson (Delatour France, 2016). Buy at Amazon

    6. Elizabeth Amisu, Throwing Stones to Hide Your Hands: The Mortal Personas of Michael Jackson, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies, vol.1-1 (2014).

    7. Michael Jackson FAQ Facebook Page.

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    Episode 35 – ‘A Good Artist Copies, and A Great Artist Steals’

    Episode 35 – ‘A Good Artist Copies, and A Great Artist Steals’

    Abstract: In this episode, Karin discusses how artists create, and take from life and experiences. What we perceive as ‘new’ and ‘authentic’, and how this has been looked at through history till today.



    REFERENCE AS:

    Merx, Karin. “Episode 35 – ‘A Good Artist Copies, and A Great Artist Steals’ ” Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation 5, no. 3 (2018). Published electronically 06/03/18. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/episode-35/.



    The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies asks that you acknowledge The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies as the source of our Content; if you use material from The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies online, we request that you link directly to the stable URL provided. If you use our content offline, we ask that you credit the source as follows: “Courtesy of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies.”



    Episode 35 – ‘A Good Artist Copies, and A Great Artist Steals’ 1

    by Karin Merx

    Karin Merx BMus, MA, is 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’. Find out more about Karin here.

    Elizabeth Amisu, PGCE, MA, is co-founder and the former 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. Find out more about Elizabeth here.



    Our references and where you can easily find them

    1. Quote by Pablo Picasso.

    2. Plato, The Republic, (Penguin Classic).

    Aesthetics, https://www.rowan.edu/philosop/clowney/aesthetics/philos_artists_onart/plato.htm

    3. Aristoteles, Poetics, (Penguin Classic).

    4. David Myernik, The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture: Between Imitation and Invention (Ashgate Studies in Architecture).

    5. Elizabeth Amisu, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Atistic Afterlife (Preager, 2016).

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    Episode 34 – 2017 Recap, Past, Present, Future Book III

    Episode 34 – 2017 Recap, Past, Present, Future Book III

    Abstract: In the first episode of 2018, Karin and Elizabeth look back into the year 2017 and how the Journal has evolved, and what she has contributed to the academic landscape of Michael Jackson Studies.

    To listen to the extended versions of our previous episodes, join us at Patreon.com/mjdlo and become a member.http://patreon.com/mjdlo.



    REFERENCE AS:

    Merx, Karin, Elizabeth Amisu. “Episode 34 – 2017 Recap, Past, Present, Future Book III ” Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation 5, no. 2 (2018). Published electronically 21/01/18. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/episode-34/.



    The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies asks that you acknowledge The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies as the source of our Content; if you use material from The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies online, we request that you link directly to the stable URL provided. If you use our content offline, we ask that you credit the source as follows: “Courtesy of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies.”



    Episode 34 – 2017 Recap, Past, Present, Future Book III

    by Karin Merx & Elizabeth Amisu

    Karin Merx BMus, MA, is 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’. Find out more about Karin here.

    Elizabeth Amisu, PGCE, MA, is co-founder and the former 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. Find out more about Elizabeth here.



    Our references and where you can easily find them

    1. Elizabeth Amisu, Dedicated Page with all Contributions.

    2. David Nordahl, ‘An Interview with David Nordahl‘ The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies vol. 5, issue 1 (2017).

    3. Daniel Bropks, ‘An Interview with Daniel Brooks‘, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies vol. 5, issue 1 (2017).

    4. Ivana Recmanova,  ‘Information Entropy in the Billie Jean and Beat It Vocal Notations’, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies vol. 5, issue 1 (2017).

    5. Joseph Vogel, Earth Song: Michael Jackson and the Art of Compassion (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 3 edition, 10 Sept. 2017).

    6. Elizabeth Amisu,  “Earth Song: Michael Jackson and the Art of Compassion’ by Dr. Joseph Vogel’, The Journal od Michael Jackson Academic Studies vol.5, issue 1 (2017).

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    Episode 33 – Part 2 of The Lost Recordings ‘Scream’ & ‘You Rock My World’

    Episode 33 – Part 2 of The Lost Recordings ‘Scream’ & ‘You Rock My World’

    Abstract: This episode is the second part of the lost recordings. I talk about the songs and short films ‘Scream’, and ‘You Rock My World’. Taking in consideration the cultural context and the symbolism of the visuals of ‘Scream’ and ‘You Rock My World’.

    To listen to the extended versions of our previous episodes, join us at Patreon.com/mjdlo and become a member.http://patreon.com/mjdlo.



    REFERENCE AS:

    Merx, Karin. “Episode 33 – Part 2 of The Lost Recordings ‘Scream’ & ‘You Rock My World’, ” Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation 5, no. 1 (2017). Published electronically 21/12/17. http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/episode-33/.



    The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies asks that you acknowledge The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies as the source of our Content; if you use material from The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies online, we request that you link directly to the stable URL provided. If you use our content offline, we ask that you credit the source as follows: “Courtesy of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies.”



    Episode 33 – Part 2 of The Lost Recordings, ‘Scream’ & ‘You Rock My World’

    by Karin Merx

    Karin Merx BMus, MA, is 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’. Find out more about Karin here.

    Elizabeth Amisu, PGCE, MA, is co-founder and the former 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. Find out more about Elizabeth here.



    Our references and where you can easily find them

    1. Joseph Vogel, Man In The Music: The Creative live and Work of Michael Jackson (Sterling, 2011)

    2. Elizabeth Amisu, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife (Praeger, 2016).

    3. Michael Jackson, Scream (1995).

    4. Michael Jackson, You Rock my World (2001)

    5. Karin Merx, ‘Academic Book Review of The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson, His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife’, The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies, 5 no. 1 (2017). by Elizabeth Amisu.

    6. Karin Merx, The Visual Art of Michael Jackson, onlineartseducation.co.uk (2016).

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