On tourism, nostalgia, and the juxtaposition of past and present in Havana, Cuba.
"Those seeking authenticity chose pork. Those seeking a break from pork chose chicken. And those seeking a break from chicken chose fish.”
"These buildings weren’t museums or governmental buildings; they were ordinary houses—places ordinary people walk in and out of every day."
"Stumbling in the sweltering dark / the flash from my phone illuminates / a shadow slipping through my shadow"
"I have been in a season of listening" The sounds of South Africa and a reflection.
“When travelling, instead of taking pictures, I like to collect a paper trail.” Playing with the traditions of scrapbooking and zine making.
"Most of us are used to being “locals” in New York City . . . The role reversal that we experienced upon arriving in South Africa that initially left many people uncomfortable."
“During our visit to South Africa, my greatest test came when the rest of the group and I were blessed with a street performance of Zulu war dances.” Poems.
"The intersections of my identity became points of confusion for me: I was Black like the people I was seeing, but I wasn’t African. I did not even know if I should call myself African-American or if I was being seen as just American, or if it mattered."
- Advanced Writing Course
- Arts Workshop
- First-Year Research Seminar
- First-Year Writing Seminar
- Gallatin Arts Festival
- Gallatin Galleries
- Gallatin Research Journal
- Gallatin Review
- Independent Project
- Interdisciplinary Seminar
- Journal of Global Affairs
- Scholars Groups
- Senior Project and Colloquium
- Students Reading Their Writing
A showcase of students' artistic and scholarly responses to the Albert Gallatin Scholars' trip to South Africa, the America Scholars' trip to Cuba, and the Dean's Honor Society's trip to the Galápagos islands.
Join Gallatin students, faculty, and staff for a marathon-style reading of the final chapter of James Joyce's Ulysses.
Confluence is an online platform for student writing, art and research at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. The work is selected from the undergraduate print journals (including the Gallatin Review, the Gallatin Research Journal, the Journal of Global Affairs), exhibits curated in the Gallatin Galleries, visual art and performances produced for the Gallatin Arts Festival, teacher-nominated written and art works generated in courses, and independent projects commissioned by the student editors.Find out more »