News and Events
For Archives of Appalachia
Upcoming Public Programs
Serpent Handling and Religious Expression:
A Discussion Between Dr. Thomas Burton and Dr. Ron Roach
Tuesday December 1, 2020, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
A portion of Burton's research is featured in the upcoming documentary film Alabama Snake, which will premiere on HBO on Wednesday, December 9. The film explores the story of Glenn Summerford, a serpent-handling Pentecostal minister who was accused of attempting to murder his wife with a rattlesnake in Alabama in 1991.
The event is free and open to the public.