Public Speaking

Scott Tracy Griffin is available to speak on a variety of topics concerning American author Edgar Rice Burroughs, his immortal characters of literature, and their role in pop-culture history across media, including pulp magazines, novels, newspaper comic strips, comic books, film, radio, and television.

Tracy regularly moderates and participates in panels and presentations at genre events, such as Comic Con International in San Diego (annually since 2012); WonderCon (Anaheim/Los Angeles, CA); Los Angeles Comic Con/Comikaze Expo (Los Angeles); Westercon (San Diego, CA); the Gaslight Gathering (San Diego); ValleyCon (Fargo, ND); and at the Edgar Rice Burroughs fan conventions held yearly at locations across the country.

Community organizations that have hosted Tracy’s talks include the Oak Park Library (Oak Park, IL); the Santa Monica History Museum (Santa Monica, CA); the Santa Monica YMCA Y’s Mens & Womens Club; the Santa Monica Pier; the Hollywood Heritage Museum (Hollywood, CA); the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden (Arcadia, CA); the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS); the Los Angeles Central Library; and the Tarzana Book Forum in Tarzana, California, the San Fernando Valley town founded by author Burroughs and named for his famous character.

Academic settings for his presentations include the Tarzan Centennial Celebration at the Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and the Tarzan Centennial Conference at Bridgewater College in Virginia.

Film screenings and discussion locations include Larry Edmunds Bookstore in Hollywood, CA, and a screening of the original 1918 silent film Tarzan of the Apes at the Egyptian Theater, Hollywood.

To contact Tracy to schedule a presentation or media interview, reply via the “Comments” link below.