Encyclopedia of South African Arts

The Encyclopedia of South African Arts, Culture and Heritage (ESAACH) is an encyclopedia intended to address the dearth of reference material in South African arts, culture and heritage studies

Literary Tourism

The KZN Literary Tourism website aims to provide an invaluable resource for those interested in the relatively new field of Literary Tourism as well as provide information on the work currently being done at the Durban base in, South Africa.

Literary Tourism is tourism that deals with places and events from fictional texts as well as the lives of their authors. This could include following the route a fictional character charts in a novel, visiting particular settings from a story or tracking down the haunts of a novelist.

South African Writers Circle

The purpose of South African Writer’s Circle is to encourage and assist all writers, new and experienced, and to promote the art of creatinve writing in general.

South African Writers Network 

The South African Writer’s Network serves as a platform from which authors and aspirant writers can explore the wealth of human information on the Internet and contribute to this burgeoning network culture. SAWN also assists authors who want to self-publish their work

UKZN: Information Studies

Information Studies was established in 1973. It offers the full range of study programmes from an undergraduate course in Information Literacy to PhD. Information Studies enjoys the support of an impressive number of organisations in selecting and training students. Its graduates find employment as qualified professionals in libraries and media centres and as records managers. Note that Information Studies is available only on the Pietermaritzburg campus.