Public Speaking

Scott Tracy Griffin is available for public speaking on a variety of topics concerning American author Edgar Rice Burroughs, his creations including Tarzan of the Apes and John Carter of Mars, and their role in pop culture history across media including pulp magazines, novels, newspaper comic strips, comic books, film, radio, and television.

Tracy has moderated and participated in panels, and made presentations, at genre events including Comic Con International in San Diego (annually since 2012); WonderCon (Anaheim/Los Angeles, CA); Comikaze Expo (Los Angeles); Westercon (San Diego, CA); the Gaslight Gathering (San Diego); ValleyCon (Fargo, ND); and at the Edgar Rice Burroughs conventions the Dum Dum and the ECOF, held annually 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; 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.