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Papers must be original and represent the presentation abstract submitted and accepted for the conference. Please prepare the document in Microsoft Word.

The author name, affiliation, abstract, and paper will be published in Are We There Yet? Symposium Proceedings, so please ensure that the provided information is pertinent and correct. Please submit your paper to or the invited Dropbox folder. Any questions concerning paper preparation or submission should be directed to Debbie Smith at (318)356-7444 or

PAPER DUE DATE: March 16, 2018


Paper Guidelines

  • Margins: 1” right, left, bottom, and top
  • Font: 12 point (except title), Calibri
  • Paper size: Letter, 8½” x 11”
  • No more than 10 pages without images (15 pages with images)
  • Single spaced
  • Left justified
  • ½” indentation, first line of the each paragraph only

Paper Title

  • Centered
  • Bold, title caps (14 point)

Speaker Name(s) and Coauthors(s)

  • Centered
  • First, middle initial, last name
  • No salutations or educational qualifications
  • Underline speaker name(s)

Affiliation and Address

  • Centered
  • Identified for each author by superscript numbering corresponding to their respective institution.
  • Numbering is not necessary for single institution submission.

Contact information for primary author

  • Centered
  • Name, e-mail

Contact information for corresponding author(s)

  • Centered
  • Name, e-mail

Abstract Guidelines

  • 100 and 500 words
  • Left justified
  • Single spaced
  • Insert abstract between the contact information and the paper.

Headings (Major headings)

  • Bold, title caps
  • Left justified
  • Leave one blank line above each heading
  • Minimum 2 headings: Abstract and body of text heading (such as Introduction) to ensure delineation between the abstract and the paper.

Headings (Sub-headings)

  • Italics, capitalize first letter of each word
  • Left justified
  • Leave one blank line above each sub-heading


  • Place table(s) in text where they should appear
  • Leave one blank line above and below each table
  • Table number and title above each table. Bold, title caps.
  • Example: Table 1. Number of Widgets


  • Include between 4 (min.) and 10 (max.) color images
  • Images need to be at least 300 dpi resolution at 3” x 4.”
  • Place images in the text where they should appear.
  • Leave one blank line above and below each image.
  • Include image number and caption below each figure. Bold, title caps.
  • Credit images
  • Example: Figure 1. Stone path along the lake (University Archives).

Use Chicago Manual of Style, Notes and Bibliography method for endnote citations. For more information click here.



Joshua I. Weinstein, “The Market in Plato’s Republic,” Classical Philology 104 (2009): 440.

Books without editor

Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (New York: Penguin, 2006), 99–100.

Books with editor

Almlof J and Gropen O, “Relativistic Effects in Chemistry” In: Reviews in Computational Chemistry, edited by K B Lipkowitz and D B Boyd (New York: VCH, 1996) Vol. 8, 206–210.
Series publication

Puls J and Saake B, “Industrially Isolated Hemicelluloses” In: Hemicelluloses : Science and Technology, edited by P Gatenholm and M Tenkanen (Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 2004) ACS Symposium Series 864, 24–37.

Conference Proceedings

Rachel Adelman, “ ‘Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On’: God’s Footstool in the Aramaic Targumim and Midrashic Tradition” (paper presented at the annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 21–24, 2009).

Garrone E and Ugliengo P, “Structure and Reactivity of Surfaces” (Paper presented at the European Conference, Trieste, Italy, Sept 13–20, 1988).


Mihwa Choi, “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty” (Ph.D. diss., University of Chicago, 2008).

Mäckel H, “Capturing the Spectra of Silicon Solar Cells” (Ph.D. Thesis, The Australian National University, Dec 2004.)


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