Jason Dyck

Contract Instructor

Degrees:B.A. (Brock), M.A. (Queen’s), M.L.I.S. (Western), Ph.D. (Toronto)

Research Interests

  • Early modern Spanish world
  • Colonial Latin America
  • Jesuit and mendicant missionaries
  • Sacred history (chronicles, devotional histories, hagiographies)

Select Awards and Fellowships

  • 2020 Richard E. Greenleaf Visiting Library Scholar Award, Latin American & Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
  • 2020 Vatican Film Library Mellon Fellowship, Saint Louis University Libraries
  • 2016 Archibald Hanna Fellowship, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
  • 2016 Short-Term Fellowship, Newberry Library
  • 2015 Msgr. Francis J. Weber Fellowship, Huntington Library
  • 2015 Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Fellowship, Victoria University in the University of Toronto
  • 2013 Center for New World Comparative Studies Fellowship, John Carter Brown Library

Select Publications

Articles and Chapters

“Native Evangelists in Northwestern New Spain.” In Reframing Reformation: Understanding Religious Difference in Early Modern Europe, ed. Nicholas Terpstra, 215–234. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2020.

“Bastions of the Virgin: Francisco de Florencia’s Marian Cartography of Mexico City.” Colonial Latin American Review 28, no. 3 (2019): 336–366.

“La Florida in the Creole Imaginary: The Frontier of New Spain in Francisco de Florencia’s Historia de la Provincia (1694).” Florida Historical Quarterly 96, no. 3 (2018): 271–299.

“La parte censurada de la Historia de la Provincia de Francisco de Florencia.” Estudios de Historia Novohispana 44, no. 1 (2011): 141–188.

Articles (Co-Authored)

“Hyperdulia Americana: Sacred History and Devotional Landscapes.” Co-authored with Rosario Inés Granados Salinas. Colonial Latin American Review 28, no. 3 (2019): 295–311.

Review Essays

“Missionaries in the Early Modern Spanish World.” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 20, no. 2 (2019). doi:10.1353/cch.2019.0019.

“Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl and the Mexican Archive.” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 18, no. 1 (2017). doi:10.1353/cch.2017.0004.

“Indigenous and Black Intellectuals in the Lettered City.” Latin American Research Review 50, no. 2 (2015): 256–266.

ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8157-0125