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born 16 October 1944 in Meudon
Meudon is a municipality in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is in the département of Hauts-de-Seine. It is located from the center of Paris.-Geography:...
the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France, as Noëlle Jospin, is French writer and lecturer at the Paris Descartes University in the humanities. She is the author of essays, collections of short stories and novels translated into several languages.
Noëlle Châtelet won her PhD at Paris 8 University with thesis in sociology titled 'The Culinary Melee: Images and Institutions' about psychosocial and cultural aspects of eating disorders in young women.
She was director of the French Institute of Florence, Italy, from 1989 to 1991, and since 2003 is the vice-president of the Society of Men of Letters of France.
She also participated as an actress in numerous works for television and film until 1987.
She is the widow of the philosopher François Châtelet
François Châtelet was a historian of philosophy, political philosophy and professor in the socratic tradition. He was the husband of philosopher Noëlle Châtelet, the sister of Lionel Jospin....
. She is the sister of Lionel Jospin
Lionel Jospin is a French politician, who served as Prime Minister of France from 1997 to 2002.Jospin was the Socialist Party candidate for President of France in the elections of 1995 and 2002. He was narrowly defeated in the final runoff election by Jacques Chirac in 1995...
- 2009: Chevalier of the Legion of Honour
- 1987: Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle, Histoires de bouche