Concordia Professor, Comics Scholar

Lillian S. Robinson, a feminist scholar and activist, has died of ovarian cancer in Montreal. A respected lecturer and writer, Robinson was for the past six years Principle of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia Univerisity. A seasoned protestor and former SDS-member, she wrote several scholarly books of criticism and cultural theory. Her last, Wonder Women: Feminisms and Superheroes, was published in 2003 by Taylor and Francis.

Concordia has posted a full obituary and has established and is soliciting donations for the “Lillian S. Robinson Scholars Program” to bring lecturers to the Institute.