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Humanist Archives: Jan. 23, 2019, 7:13 a.m. Humanist 32.370 - funding: ACM history cfp

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        Date: 2019-01-22 21:22:56+00:00
        From: Ursula Martin g.uk
        Subject: ACM History Committee Call for Proposals: Fellowships in ACM History: Due 1 April, 2019

                                  ACM History Committee
                     Call for Proposals: Fellowships in ACM History


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 more than 100,000 members around the
world. The ACM History Committee will support research projects related
to ACM's professional and educational activities and/or to ACM’s rich
institutional history including its organization, publications, SIG
activities, and conferences.

We will support up to four research projects with awards of up to
$4,000 each. Successful candidates may be of any rank, from
graduate students through senior researchers. See the list of past
supported projects here.
                            To Apply:

Applicants should send a 2-page CV as well as a 500-word project
description that [a] describes the proposed research; [b] identifies the
importance of specific ACM historical materials, whether traditional
archival collections or online historical materials (oral histories,
digitized conference papers, ACM organizational records, et al.); [c]
discusses project outcomes (e.g., journal article, book or dissertation
chapter, teaching resource, museum exhibit, website); [d] outlines a
timeline for completing the project; [e] agrees to write a one-page blog
entry during the project and, on completion, to promptly report the
project’s result.

In preparing a proposal, applicants should examine the document "ACM
Research Materials" posted at
http://history.acm.org/content.php?do=links as well as "Sources for ACM
History," CACM 50 #5 (May 2007): 36-41
http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1230819.1230836. Other research materials
relating to ACM may also be used.

Applicants should include a letter of endorsement from their home
institution or an external scholarly reference.

Proposals are due by 1 April, 2019.
Proposals should be submitted as a single pdf-format document to
Since 2009, the ACM History Committee has supported 28 research
projects. Results include the recent edited volume Communities of
Computing: Computer Science and Society in the ACM (ACM Books 2016;
DOI10.1145/2973856). ACM HC also sponsors workshops in oral history
methods and archiving practices.

The pdf-format document for this call for papers/proposals can be found

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