2010年10月11日，美国纽约大学知名教授Richard Schechner教授在高研院做主题为"9/11 As Avantgarde Art?" 的名家讲坛讲座，由何成洲教授主持。
Prof. Richard Schechner
Major Interests: comparative performance; performance theory; experimental theatre; theories and practice of directing for the stage.
Affiliations: Editor, The Drama Review, The Journal of Performance Studies; General Editor, "Worlds of Performance" series; Advisory Editor, Asian Performance Journal and Journal of Ritual Studies; Artistic Director, East Coast Artists of New York; Honorary Professor, Shanghai Theatre Academy; Honorary Professor, Institute of the Arts, Havana; Emmens Professor, Ball State University, 1991-1992; Whitney Halstead Visiting Scholar, Art Institute of Chicago, 1989; Hoffman Eminent Scholar, Florida State University, 1987.
Fellowships/Honors: 2002 Jay Dorff Lifetime Achievement Award of Performance Studies International; American Institute of Indian Studies Senior Research Fellow, 1997; Old Dominion Fellow, Princeton University, 1993; Special Recognition Award, New England Theatre Conference, 1991; Special Award for Contribution to Theatre, Towson State University, 1991; Asian Cultural Council Fellow, 1988-1995; National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellow, 1988; Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, 1987; Mondello Prize, Italy, 1985; Social Science Research Council, 1982; Fulbright Senior Research Fellow, 1976; Guggenheim Fellow, 1976.