New History Committee Web Site

We just moved to this site, replacing the old with this site. As a result, we will be slowly moving things over, re-organizing them, and posting any new items on this site. So, some older postings and information from the prior site will not be available for a period of time. Thanks for your […]

2020 ACM History Fellowship Winners Announced

Congratulations to 2020 ACM History Fellowship Winners! Bonnie Mitchell and Jan Searleman (Bowling Green State Univ. and Clarkson Univ.), Brianna Morrison (University of Nebraska – Omaha), Rebecca Perry (independent scholar), Dana Plepys (University of Illinois – Chicago), and Gloria Townsend (DePauw University). Past winners and their proposal titles can be found here.

2019 ACM SIG Heritage Workshop Held at Charles Babbage Institute

Originally posted on July 17, 2019. The ACM History Committee held a successful workshop to stimulate ACM Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to document and preserve their history from May 20th, 2019 to May 21st, 2019. The workshop had broad participation from the following dozen ACM SIGs: ACM SIG on Multimedia (SIGMM) ACM SIG on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI) ACM SIG on […]

Call for proposals: 2020 Fellowships in ACM History

Originally Posted on November 30, 2019. The Association for Computing Machinery, founded in 1947, is the oldest and largest educational and scientific society dedicated to the computing profession, and today has 100,000 members around the world. To encourage historical research, the ACM History Committee plans to support up to four research projects with awards of up to $4,000 each. Successful […]