Absent Center: Netflix's "Dark" and Time Travel as White Privilege
Namrata Verghese asks why everybody on Netflix's mind-bending time travel series Dark is white and why whiteness structures even its alternate worlds....
Namrata Verghese is a JD/PhD student at Stanford. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Catapult, Tin House, Hobart, World Literature Today, and elsewhere. Her first collection of stories was published by Speaking Tiger Books in 2019.