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Confluence is an online platform for student writing, art and research at Gallatin. The work is selected from undergraduate print journals (including the Gallatin Review, the Gallatin Research Journal, and 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.


Recently Published


The Crown
An essay on the separation of king and crown in William Shakespeare's Richard II. By Alexandra Carter.





“She noticed the bat as they passed the twenty-two mile marker on Route 78.” Fiction by Caitlin Mack.





Kick NYC
A vision for soccer fields as flood prevention systems in Lower Manhattan, created in Professor Louise Harpman's course "Architecture and Urban Design Lab." By Noah Stack.




Truth and Lies

An essay on the relationship between ethics and aesthetics in Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita written in Christopher Trogan's First-Year Writing Seminar "Aesthetics on Trial." By Arielle Friend.




In Time
"Clock-hands push / Underfoot / Time’s tired / Lull-a-bye." Poetry and percussion by Sasha Leshner.





Unlikely Leaders
What are the qualities that leaders share? And how do people become leaders in the first place? An audio investigation created in Professor Judith Sloan's course "Oral History, Cultural Identity and the Arts." By Brian Williams.



Confluence was created and is administered by the Writing Program. All correspondence should be directed to Allyson Paty, Writing Program Coordinator.

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