Oh, and to make this Korea-related, he taught at Ewha Women's University in 2007 and 2008. I kid you not.
UPDATE (next morning):
The Joongang Ilbo mentions this, too, but not yet in English. But in my search for an English-language article, I found this Joongang Daily piece from September on Korean government efforts to bring in more high-level professors, which mentions Ewha's plans to bring in Nobel laureates (though at the time, Monsieur Le Clézio was just a Nobel hopeful.Sphere: Related Content