Oral history workshop for UKZN students

Niall McNulty recently ran an oral history workshop for Cultural and Heritage Tourism students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The workshop forms part of a larger digital, cultural memory project, focused on the area of Inanda, north of Durban. The project aims to collect and disseminate oral histories and intangible heritage and link this to […]

Information on KwaZulu-Natal cultural tourism initiatives

We are currently researching cultural tourism initiatives in KwaZulu-Natal for an upcoming publication. We are aware of the following but would appreciate any information on other trails, routes or initiatives, currently in operation: The Markets of Warwick The Freedom Route Inanda Heritage Route Street Scene Trappist Trail

North Coast Writers Trail Launched

The North Coast Writers Trail – developed with UKZN’s KZN Literary Tourism project and funded by the National Arts Council and the Ilembe Municipality – has been recently launched. The trail features writers such as Benedict Wallet Vilakazi, Dianne Stewart, Chief Albert John Luthuli and Mafika Pascal Gwala, while stops include Ballito, Morewood, Groutville and […]

Literary Tourism as a Digital Humanities project

For the second year running I’ve taught in the Literary Tourism in KZN course at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. My focus is on the digital resources the project has developed over the past ten years. These include a number of online, literary documentaries, audio interviews, a database of over 100 KwaZulu-Natal writers and a interactive, […]