Loren Eiseley - Essayist, Philosopher, Literary Naturalist

Curriculum Guides

The links listed below are curriculum guides produced by the Outreach Committee of the Loren Eiseley Society. These guides may be used in secondary or college courses.


University Courses


If you are teaching Loren Eiseley in your classroom, we would like to post your syllabus and/or curriculum guide here. Please submit all materials to:

Deb Derrick
Education Outreach Committee
Loren Eiseley Society
c/o PKI 170B
1110 South 67th St.
Omaha, NE 68182


Event: Eiseley's 110th Birthday Celebration
Date/Time: Sunday, Sept. 17, 1:30-2:30pm
Location: Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room, Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th St, Lincoln, NE
About: Free and open to all
Book Available:
Loren Eiseley Reader advertisement The Loren Eiseley Reader is now available for purchase from the Nebraska Book Source.
Price: $26.95
S&H: Shipping charges based on weight
Tax: NE residents pay 7% sales tax
"The door to the past is a strange door. It swings open and things pass through it, but they pass in one direction only. No man can return across that threshold, though he can look down still and see the green light waver in the water weeds."

- Loren Eiseley, "The Snout," The Immense Journey
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