Kingvention 2016
cropped-KV-LOGO2016-small-1.jpgKarin will be appearing with, author Elizabeth amisu, at Kingvention, Europe’s biggest Michael Jackson Convention, at the Park Plaza Hotel, Victoria, London on the 10th of September, 2016. Elizabeth will be signing a limited number of copies of her book ‘The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife’, and they will be the very first signed copies in the entire world. Karin and Elizabeth will also be talking about their work on the Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies and the podcast, Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On. Click here to find out more.


Michael Jackson Studies Academic Journal (MJAS)
A peer-reviewed online academic journal which aims to bring wider attention to Michael Jackson as an artist. We publish original and previously published articles, interviews, podcasts and book reviews throughout the year, and provide a platform for upcoming academics to publish their work professionally. Our podcast, The Dream Lives On: An Academic Conversation, takes our academic findings and presents them for your listening delight and our yearly anthology, A Companion to Michael Jackson Academic Studies, includes some of the freshest and most groundbreaking academic analysis of Jackson’s life and art. Most importantly, we aim to offer everyone the opportunity to be part of the emerging discourse in Michael Jackson Studies. Find out more here.

Michael Jackson’s Dream Lives On

podcastImageMJAS-v11-500x500A monthly academic podcast which focuses on the life, art and creative work of Michael Jackson. Presented by Karin Merx and Elizabeth Amisu, both editor of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies, 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. Find out more here.


On-Demand Online Coursesheaderoae
Academic and artist Karin Merx personally teaches bespoke courses on Art, Art History, Design, Cultural Philosophy, and Music through Online Arts Education. Learn these topics and more in Karin’s online courses! We love to teach, learn, and offer a fun enriching experience at great value to all our students. Whether you want to teach or learn, Online Arts Education has something special in store for you. New courses will be launched this year, Sign up here to be the first to access these courses and subscribe to register your interest.