A selection of projects from Gallatin’s Albert Gallatin Scholars, Americas Scholars, and Dean’s Honor Society.
"My earliest memories are of garish red and green kitsch Christmas lights, some black faces but more white ones, set against chalk walls and the whiter still sand and unapologetic deep blue of the Indian Ocean, returning relentlessly to it the way we return to each other, in waves. Accompanying this visual is always the sound of Malaika."
Five days, seven characters, a thousand city streets, and one riveting story: "The Gilded" is an experimental piece investigating the potential of the website as a storytelling platform.
"People are constantly bombarded with stimuli and our brains are able to unconsciously sift out the useless stuff (the feel of our shirt against our skin, the conversation happening three tables over) while letting the necessary information spill through." A study in note-taking.
"How do we reconcile social media profiles that live beyond their human counterparts?" On image, memorial, and #BlackLivesMatter.
Images to chart "the forever insurmountable distance between human endeavors and the silence of the absurd world."
"What will the power of surveillance machines be used for? Will we remember that we are being watched?" An encounter with artist Addie Wagenknecht's exhibit Shellshock.
- 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
Gallatin student Sarah Doody, whose play Above Us was developed in part at the 2015 Gallatin Summer Theater Lab, will be performed as part of The New York International Fringe Festival.
Dorothy Lam's "New [Found] Life" appears at NYU Steinhardt's Broadway Windows, and Jiji Kikhia's "Painted Bodies, Spirited Stories," appears at the Gallatin Galleries.
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 »