Who Can Submit?

Any graduate or undergraduate student or alumni from Buffalo State College can submit articles to The Exposition.

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General Submission Rules

All work submitted to The Exposition must be original and not have been previously published or under consideration at another journal either print or electronic format. Furthermore the author or authors agree not submit the article to another publication until the review process for The Exposition is completed.

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Formatting Rules for Submission

Articles must be no more than 7,000 words including notes. Documents must be submitted as a PDF (Adobe’s Portable Document format), Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or .RTF (Rich Text File). All documents will be converted into PDF files for publication.

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Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

All manuscripts are to use Chicago-style footnotes and bibliographies. Please consult Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses and Dissertations, seventh edition (2007).

The following Style Sheet must be followed.

  • Numbers: Spell out numbers less than 11. Spell out numbers for centuries, Examples: Seven, 38, nineteenth century.
  • Capitalization: Try to use as few capitals as possible. Do not capitalize words such as colonial and republic. Do, however, capitalize "Church" when referring to the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Spelling: Use American and not British spellings.
  • Italics of foreign words: Foreign words should be italicized only the first time they are used.
  • Dates: Write 1930s NOT 1930's

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Views presented in The Exposition are entirely those of the author and do not reflect the position of the College, School, Department or Faculty at Buffalo State College. Authors are required to get permission, and cover any costs, from the owners of illustrations, photos, map or any other visual material.

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