Brad Richardson Memorial Fund 2023
Brad Richardson Memorial Fund: To build on Brad Richardson’s contribution to Ohio State, the State of Ohio and the community of Japan-related scholars and professionals, The Ohio State University's Institute for Japanese Studies (IJS) has created the Brad Richardson Memorial Fund and seeks to grow it to the endowment level. IJS seeks to raise $2,000 during the month of February through BuckeyeFunder. Brad Richardson was Distinguished University Professor in Political Science, the IJS founding Director, and a former Honorary Consul General of Japan for Ohio. Brad passed away in 2015. The Memorial Fund will be used to propel us vigorously towards the same goals that Brad promoted. Namely, the funds will support academic and outreach activities that promote Japanese Studies on campus and that enhance the interest, knowledge and discourse on Japan-related topics in the academic communities and general public. Until the contributions to the fund reach the endowment level, the fund shall function as a current-use fund.
2023 Brad Richardson Memorial Lecture:
- Happiness in Ordinary Places: Lessons from Edo Japan
- February 24, 2023, 4:00-6:30 p.m. ET
- In person on the OSU campus: Jennings Hall, Room 001
- Shigehisa Kuriyama, Harvard University
- respondent: Melissa Ann-Marie Curley, The Ohio State University
- Registration Link
Donations can be made online at Brad Richardson Memorial Fund or by check (see info below). Please consider giving—any amount is greatly appreciated!
If making a donation by check, please make payable to The Ohio State University, put "Buckeye Funder: Richardson" in the memo field and send to:
The Ohio State University Foundation
PO Box 710811
Columbus, OH 43271-0811