Art as Moral Action
Spring 2019 - This review is for both Peter Sellars and Andrew Martinez, since they both taught the class. The class is very easy, and is structured to make you learn more about yourself, rather than to get a certain letter grade. The class helped me reflect on my life and what I wanted in the future. I learned better ways to live my life and this class helped me re-examine my goals. Attendance is mandatory, but it's only once a week for an hour (even though it's listed as 3). Discussion is definitely mandatory though, but I found that discussion was fairly enlightening. Even if you miss class, just let your TA know and they'll let you make things up. Everybody is very understanding and kind, and I definitely enjoyed this class.
Spring 2019 - I have just submitted the following for my teacher evaluation and thought I should share here as well: Everything about this course and Professor Sellars is truly magnificent. I honestly wish there were more Professors like him. More Professors that would teach me life long lessons, beyond the classroom settings and in academia. Professor Sellars taught me so many valuable lessons, along with what is actually important in life. It shaped a lot of my newfound perspective on life now. UCLA has good Professors, but I am confident enough to say that the by far is the best one I have ever had and probably ever will have again. He understands the workload, stress, and pressure that we are all under and aims to be the class that does not contribute to that. If anything, in the midst of all the craziness, his class actually calmed me down and alleviated a lot of my stress. Professor Sellars, truly, truly, one of a kind. I wish you could see the meaningful essay prompt he assigned us, this is the only paper I have not only enjoyed writing, but I was actually excited to write it because he made it in a way for us to write and revisit the paper in 10-20 years. I have no words. Amazing is an understatement.