Marty Peretz Removed From Harvard Gala Speaker List After Controversy

11/21/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Julia R Jeffries and Gautam S. Kumar, CRIMSON STAFF WRITERS The Harvard Crimson

The possibility of former Harvard professor Martin "Marty" H. Peretz--who has stirred controversy with his statements regarding Muslim life--speaking at the upcoming 50th anniversary celebration of the Committee on Degrees in Social Studies has grown increasingly vague.

Peretz, who wrote that "Muslim life is cheap" in a recent blog post, is no longer listed to speak on the final schedule of the anniversary celebration, which can be found on the Social Studies website.

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