Call for Proposals: 2021 History Fellowships

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 candidates may be of any […]

A.M. Turing Award Winners’ Oral History Short Videos

As part of the committee’s work to conduct oral history interviews with Turing Award winners, Tom Haigh (Univ. of Wisconsin – Milwaukee) has extracted a number of short videos from those interviews. These videos highlight interesting parts of the winners’ work or career. We expect that these videos can help educational computing programs not only […]

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.

New History Committee Web Site

We just moved to this site, replacing the old history.acm.org 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 […]