René Van Huffel, un privilegiado puente con la cultura de habla francesa

I never met him in person, but his picture in the Gallery of Emeritus Professor at the School of Education called my attention due to his typical Belgian name. I started searching for information about him and his life to construct a kind of biography. This incomplete and modest reconstruction of hi...

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Main Author: Valembois, Víctor
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/2253
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23429
Summary: I never met him in person, but his picture in the Gallery of Emeritus Professor at the School of Education called my attention due to his typical Belgian name. I started searching for information about him and his life to construct a kind of biography. This incomplete and modest reconstruction of his accomplishments shows a model of language teaching. It is also an example for the concept of university in times of globalization, well understood to intercultural interferences and the philological connotation: I hope that this reconstruction, not hagiographic but deeply humanistic, serves both as a rescue effort considering the past and as a useful tool while looking into the future.