off the cuff

off-the-cuff (adj.): extemporaneous, impromptu, improvised

A feature of The Immanent Frame in which the editors pose a question to a handful of leading thinkers and scholars, and invite a quick and succinct response.

Questions from TIF editors have concerned the elections in Egypt, anti-immigration ideas and multiculturalism in Europe, Black Lives Matter, reflections from our contributors on their summer reading, and more.

For longer-form essays, visit our Exchanges page and explore forums based on wide-ranging topics with interdisciplinary perspectives.

Values and violence: Thoughts on Charlie Hebdo

The week after the massacre, Charlie Hebdo’s “All is forgiven" issue featured a cover depicting the prophet Muhammad in tears, holding a…

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