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Modified Timeline November

For November, working with the ACL 2022 senior area chairs and program chairs, we will have a slightly modified ARR timeline.

  • Nov 19-22 - SACs check AE assignments
  • Nov 25 - finalized AE assignments
  • November 27 - AEs notified of assignments
  • Nov 27-29 - desk rejects and manual check of reviewer assignment by AEs
  • Nov 29 - Reviewers notified of assignments
  • Nov 29 - Dec 27: reviewing
  • Dec 28-29 - AEs find emergency reviewers and lead discussions
  • Dec 28-31 - Emergency reviewing
  • Dec 28-Jan 7 - AEs prepare meta reviews
  • Jan 10, 2022 - ARR reviews for a Nov 15 submission sent to the authors
  • Jan 15, 2022 - ACL 2022 commitment deadline
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ARR Status Report

The ACL Rolling Review (ARR) officially kicked off in early 2021, with the first call for papers in April, and the first deadline in May. This initiative was started with the promise of a unified reviewer pool, more consistent reviewing, lower average reviewer load, and faster submission to publication timelines.

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Opening for Communications Team members

We have openings for members of a new “communications team.” This role (alongside the current communications lead) would encompass website updates, social media presence, and triaging/responding to support email. To apply, contact editors at

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