Paper Deadline: May 15, 2020

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Please review your manuscript carefully before submitting it. Do not send us your first draft; it is often helpful to ask a colleague to read your manuscript and offer comments on content and clarity of presentation.

For endnotes, bibliography, and other matters of style, authors must follow the Chicago Manual of Style.


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  • ½” indentation, first line of the each paragraph only
  • 10-15 pages all inclusive
  • No page numbers

Title and Authorship

Paper Title

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  • Bold, 14 pt. Calibri
  • Capitalize first letter of each word

Speaker Name(s) and Coauthors(s)

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  • Designate corresponding author(s)


  • Include institution/firm name and location.
  • Identified for each author by superscript numbering corresponding to their respective institution.
  • Numbering is not necessary for single institution submission.

Paper Text and Images


  • Include and format as first section of paper text

Major headings

  • Bold, capitalize first letter of each word
  • Leave one blank line above each heading
  • Minimum 2 major headings: Abstract and paper heading (such as Introduction) to ensure delineation between the abstract and the paper.


  • Italicize, capitalize first letter of each word
  • 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
  • Include table number and title above each table
  • Bold text, capitalize first letter of each word
  • Please spell out table and include a period after the table number.
    • Example: Table 1. Number of Widgets


  • Minimum of 4 images
  • First image (Figure 1) must be horizontally oriented.
  • Format images in line with text
  • Place images in the text where they should appear in the text.
  • Leave one blank line above the image and below the caption.


  • Each image must have a caption.
  • Use bold text.
  • Include figure number, caption, credit and date (if available) below each figure.
  • Please spell out “Figure” and add a period after the figure number.
    • Example: Figure 1. Stone path along lake (University Archives).

JPG Folder

  • Also attach a folder that includes a jpg file for each table and image.
  • Minimum 300 dpi resolution at 3” x 4”
  • Clearly label jpg files with table or figure number.



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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