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Matt Dyce

Matt Dyce Title: Associate Professor
Phone: 204.786.9370
Office: 5L06
Building: Lockhart Hall
Email: m.dyce@uwinnipeg.ca

Teaching Areas:

Western Canada
Historical Geography
Cultural Geography
Environmental History


GEOG-1102(3) Intro Human Geography I
GEOG-1103(3) Intro Human Geography II
GEOG-3415(3) Heritage, Tourism, and Conservation
GEOG-3445(3) Power / Knowledge / Geography
GEOG-3509(3) Canada's Physical & Human Environment
GEOG-3510(3) Prairie Landscapes
GEOG-4404(3) Political Ecology of Winnipeg

Research Interests:
Visual culture of photography and cartography.
Geovisualization and perceptions of environmental risk.
Archival objects and material knowledge.
Space, place, and public memory.
20th Century geographical thought.
Regions of Canada.


Dyce, M. and J. Peyton. 2018. Magical regionalism: Canadian geography on screen in the 1950s. Papers in Canadian History and Environment 1. doi.org/10.25071/10315/34225.

Peyton, J, and M. Dyce. 2017. Colony on Main: History and the ruins of imperialism in Vancouver’s restaurant frontier. cultural geographies 24(4): 589–609. doi.org/10.1177/1474474017723011.

Dyce, M. 2017. From above: Geographies of the aerial view. Journal of Historical Geography 56: 136–138. doi.org./10.1016/j.jhg.2016.12.002.

Dyce, M. 2016. Photography as theory in action: William Hanson Boorne, George Webber, and 'The People of the Blood'. Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies 7(1): doi.org/10.17742/IMAGE.NBW.7-1.10.

Dyce, M. 2014. How aerial photography altered the way we perceive environmental change Elsevier Connect

Dyce, M. 2013. Canada between the photograph and the map: Aerial photography, geographical vision and the state. Journal of Historical Geography 39: 69–84.

Dyce, M. 2013. The Gateway to the 'Last Great West': Spatial histories of the Athabasca Landing Trail. Canadian Historical Review 94(2): 177–206.

Dyce, M. and J. Opp. 2010. Visualizing space, race, and history in the North: Photographic narratives of the Athabasca-Mackenzie River Basin. In eds. S. Carter, A. Finkel and P. Fortna. The West and Beyond: New Perspectives on an Imagined Region. Edmonton, AB: Athabasca University Press: 65–93.