August 25, 2013 my name is tevin hamilton i am from topeka, kansas this semester i will attend ku for my first semester of my sophomore year i attended. Through my ethnography of the triangle fraternity’s university of kentucky chapter i gained a clear perspective of the activities of a fraternity member ethnography is a method of research that allows the researcher to gain knowledge about a certain culture through observing and participating with that particular culture. Ethnography: greek life the colorado state university is compiled of thousands of mini sub cultures these sub cultures are what gives people their individuality among each other.
The leadership positions that are over the entire sorority community are positions in panhellenic council which is the head over greek life on college campuses these roles include working with the chapters and also maintain rules and regulations that all chapters must obey.
Ethnography (from greek word ethnos = folk/people and grapho = to write) is a qualitative research method aimed to learn and understand cultural phenomena which reflect the knowledge and system of meanings guiding the life of a cultural group (agar 1996) it was pioneered in the field of socio-cultural anthropology but has also become a popular. A closer look inside the sisterhood: an ethnographic study of sororities by: manaal khan my purpose/goals to determine why a college student would join a sorority, the advantages and disadvantages of joining, and to affirm or reject the stereotypes often associated with this group there were many of the sisters and also fraternity members. 1 leah webster rhetoric 101 ms weaver 17 october, 2014 delta omicron theta: the sisterhood a sisterhood, as defined by merriam-webster, “is the close relationship between women.
Transcript of ethnographic study of sororities a closer look inside the sisterhood: an ethnographic study of sororities by: manaal khan sororities were referred to as women's fraternities back in the 1800's gamma phi beta was the first organization to be called a sorority in 1882 the first sorority was created in 1851with alpha delta pi. View notes - anthro 2-ethnography paper final draft from soc 152 at university of california, santa barbara tomika levi nick william thursday 1-1:50pm introduction in this ethnographic paper i will.
Beta omicron kappa who are our brother fraternity we also use words like rushing and pledging and for people who aren’t in a sorority, this may confuse them.
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For information on a rape free fraternity culture i turn to a description offered by a student who wrote a mini-ethnography on his fraternity for a class project corroboration of his description was offered by another brother in the same fraternity who read the ethnography and added additional information. Tomika levi nick william thursday 1-1:50pm introduction in this ethnographic paper i will be discussing the effects of the recession on fraternity and sorority members in the national pan-hellenic council nphc the national pan-hellenic council is a non-profit, private service organization that consists of the nine historically black national greek-lettered sororities and fraternities. Ethnography - free download as word doc (doc / docx), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free.