Observation Assignment Site Location: The Chi Omega House
female, and one male) to convene and be able to share in community. There are 18 bedrooms, and three floors for living in space. There is a kitchen, a living room, and a dining room on the first floor. The rules and conventions that are expected are no male guests in the upstairs living quarters, only sisters are allowed to stay over night, you are responsible for your own dishes and food stored in the refrigerator and kitchen downstairs. In the study room there is no talking allowed, and it has certain hours it is open, the other hours it is closed are for personnel meetings that are held with the personnel officer. All top five-officer positions are required to live in the house for the year they hold their position. Each bedroom is only allowed to have one girl living in, and they are required to share a bathroom with one more girl, unless they have an "end of hall" room. You are expected to be adults who take care of their stuff, as well as respectful of others things within the house that they may have access to. There are literates who are in the figured world who know about the figured world, however, there are also literates who are involved in other organizations but have figured worlds that helps to see the difference between my figured world, and theirs.
Actors are the individuals relevant to the Figured World they exist in. They are involved within the figured world for a purpose.
Actors within my Figured World:
(Note: The names of the actors have been changed for privacy reasons, in order to properly be able to identify who the main actors are I’ve given them fake names.)
Britt has been a member for 3
years. She is the president of the Delta Kappa chapter of Chi Omega at UNC Charlotte. Her position requires for her to be present at all chapter meetings, as well as hold every member accountable to the rules and guidelines of Chi omega. She has a witty sense of humor, and spends most of her time doing missions work with a local church, and attending a campus Bible study. She sets a good example for everyone else in the chapter to follow.
Abby has been a member of Chi Omega for also 3
years. She is the Secretary of Chi Omega, her position entails her to be present at every
Chi Omega function in order to take attendance, and the minutes for each meeting that we have. She’s a fitness fanatic, and is always planning sisterhood events for us to go and work out together.
Sarah is the vice president for Chi Omega’s Charlotte chapter (Delta Kappa), she enforces the rules of conduct for each sister ie., behavior at school events, dress code for our meetings, and all of our individual social media sites.
I am an active member in the “figured world” Chi Omega. I am a sister of the Sorority, and I have been a member since the Fall semester of 2011. I attend all the mandatory events, and as many extracurricular events that I can when I have free time, or they hold specific interest to me.
Artifacts within the figured world/or community that hold relevance or serve a purpose with in the group either as a physical element, or emotional thought.
Artifacts within my Figured World:
Our ritual is what Chi Omega is founded upon, we have a rich history that dates back to 1895 when we were first founded in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Our ritual includes