Texts can be found on my academia.edu account here.
Woodard, Benjamin “Imagine there’s no Women’s Studies!: Subjectivity, Epistemology and Universality” Paper presented at the New Directions in Critical Theory Conference at the University of Arizona, March 2nd, 2007
Woodard, Benjamin “The Phallicized Face: Towards an Objectifying Ethics” Paper presented at the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society Conference at Rutgers University, October 24th, 2008
Woodard, Benjamin “Heaps of Slime: Mutation, Separation and the Utopian Nuclear” Paper presented at The Graduate English Organization Conference on Utopian and Dystopian Literatures at New York University, April 11th, 2009
Woodard, Benjamin “The Moaning Object of Marxism: Relational Materialism, Thomas Ligotti and the Xenoeconomic Object” Paper Presented at the 19th Annual Philosophy, Interpretation and Culture Conference at Binghamton University, April 17th, 2009
Woodard, Benjamin “Seething Entities: Anti-Cosmopolitanism, Hyperbolic Organicity and Cthulhoid Ethics” Paper Presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association of the Southwest and Texas, February 12, 2010
Woodard, Benjamin, “The Awful Absolute: Schellingian Unthinkablity between Formalism and Geneticism” Paper presented at the Cornell Reading Group, Cornell University, April 23, 2010
Woodard, Benjamin “Horrid and Novel Ideation: Lovecraft, Schelling, and the Dynamics of Ideation” paper presented at New Directions conference, U of A, April 30th, 2010
Woodard, Benjamin, “A Brief Introduction to Reza Negarestani” presented at Dark Materialism, at the Museum of Natural History, London, January 12th, 2011
Woodard, Benjamin, “Irreversible Sludge: Troubled Energetics, Eco-purification and Self Inhumanization,” paper presented at Black Metal Theory Symposium, London, January 13, 2011
Woodard, Benjamin, “Response to Anthony Paul Smith,” presented at Speculative Medievalisms conference, King’s College, January 14th 2011. Audio Here
Woodard, Benjamin, “The Deep Time of Ecological Politics” paper presented at The Time of Revolution and the Revolution of Time at PIC SUNY Binghamton, March 25-26, 2011
Woodard, Benjamin, “Materialized Processes” paper presented at Villanova Annual Philosophy Conference, The Return of Metaphysics, April 8-9, 2011
Woodard, Benjamin, “Becoming Creaturely,” paper presented at Animal/Machine/Sovereign conference at SUNY Buffalo, April 15-16, 2011
Woodard, Benjamin, “Response to Jeffrey Jerome Cohen” at Speculative Medievalisms 2 at CUNY Grad Center, September 16, 2011 Audio here.
Woodard, Benjamin, “Response to Scott Bakker,” Third Annual Nietzsche Workshop, Theory Centre, London Ontario, October 1, 2011
Woodard, Benjamin, “Against Zizek’s Schelling” at SPEP 2011, October 19-22, Philadelphia (Presented in-absentia)
Woodard, Benjamin, “Folding a Cadaverous Scream: The Disharmonious Flesh of Recombinant Horror” PEST, Dublin, November, 2011 (by video)
Woodard, Benjamin, ‘Reponse to Marc Mazur,’ Theory Session at UWO, January 27, 2012
Woodard, Benjamin, “A Weird Posthumanism” at Of Monsters and Marvels, paper presented at the University of Western Ontario, March 1-3, 2012
Woodard, Benjamin “Response to Drew Burke,” Theory Session at UWO, April 5, 2012
Woodard, Benjamin, “Against Deleuze’s Joy” at The Nonhuman Turn held at the Center for 21st Century Studies at the University of Wisconsin, May 3-5, 2012
Woodard, Benjamin, “Exploding God(s): Schelling, Myth, and the Synthetic Absolute,” at Thinking the Absolute:Speculation, Philosophy, and the End of Religion at Liverpool Hope University, June 29-July 1, 2012 (by video)
Woodard, Benjamin, “Against the Flood of Sense: Naturalism in Deleuze, Sellars, and Schelling,” Theory Session at Western University, October 12th, 2012
Woodard, Benjamin “Schellingian Thought for an Ecological Politics” part of a two day workshop entitled Underground Ecocriticism, at Western University, November 2-3
Woodard, Benjamin, “A Thousand Chemical Insides,” Labyrinths: Navigating the Humanities, McGill English Department, February 15-17, 2013
Woodard, Benjamin, “House of Sheaves” Weaponising Speculations, DUST, March 2nd and 3rd, 2013
Woodard, Benjamin, “From Ungrounded Dynamics to Intuitive Kinematics,” at Naturphilosophie Summer School Participants Conference, Duquesne Philosophy Department, August 3-4, 2013
Woodard, Benjamin, “Response to Daniel Whistler and Tyler Tritten,” Futures of Schelling, 2nd Annual Meeting of the North American Schelling Society, Western University, London, ON August 29-September 31st
Woodard, Benjamin, “The Flint of Prometheus: Geo-Cosmic Complicity and the Limits of Capital,” for ACLA, New York, March 20-23 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, Response to Kai Bosworth and Rory Rowan at Post-Planetary Capitalism Event, New School, March 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “Schelling and the Ecological Depotentiation of Nature,” for NASS 3. NYC, August 19-21 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “Complicitous Continuums: The Horrors of the Ungrounded Earth,” Course taught at The New York Public School, September 17th, 2011
Woodard, Benjamin, “Fearful Knowledge,” at Ungrounding the Object, part of The Matter of Contradiction summer school, September 1-7. 2012 More Info Here.
Woodard, Benjamin, “Schelling’s Ecological Aesthetics” for Speculative Aesthetics Roundtable in London, March 4th, 2013
Woodard, Benjamin, “The Spatial Potencies of Nature,” Three day seminar for The Performing Arts Forum Spring Seminar, St Erme, FR, April 4th – 6th, 2013
Woodard, Benjamin, “Thinking Thought as Motion,” for Animacies, at the Annual MIGC in Milwaukee, Feb 19-21 2014
Woodard, Benjamin,”Computing Trajectories of das Unvordenkliche: or How Does Nature Ground Computation?” for Intelligent Machines, Vancouver, March 7-8 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “This Wandering Insignificance: The Desert of Reason and the Sea of Nature”, Two lectures for The Congress of Pessimism, Bureau of Melodramatic Research, Bucharest, April 26-27, 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “‘Nothing Grows in the Right Direction: Scaling the Life of the Negative’ for True Detection, Dublin, April 29, 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “Natural Abstraction,” with Vanessa Billy for La Foyer, Zurich, May 2, 2014
Woodard Benjamin , “The Butchery of Continuity,” with Teresa Gillespie, Temple Bar, Studio 6, Dublin, May 16, 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “The Throttle of Archimedes: Locating Abstraction in Accelerationism” for Accelerationism Event at Westminster University, May 23, 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “Rootedness and Embodiment,” for Unsorcery: Future Nature at Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart Germany, July 23, 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “Ungrounded Life,” for The Barber Shop, Lisbon Portugal, July 28, 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “Horror, Time, Philosophy” for PAF Summer School, St Erme, France, August 15, 2014
Woodard, Benjamin, “The Philosophy of Reza Negarestani,” Masterclass as part of Aesthetics after Finitude, Sydney Australia, February 4, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, Guest Speaker for Xenofeminisms course, The New Centre for Research and Practice, February 8, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, “Fictions of Invention or What are Worlds made of?”, Pause Fest, Melbourne Australia, February 10, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, “Discussion of On an Ungrounded Earth,” with Aesthetics after Finitude Reading Group, Sydney Australia, February 19, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, “The Earth is Not the World,” for The Geological Imaginary, Amsterdam, February 26-March 1, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, Guest Response for The Noumenon Unclothed, Fixing the Future, Online Event, April 23, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, “On Gesture,” for A Studio in Hand-Reading: Charlotte Wolff, organized by Valentina Desideri, Kuntsverein, Amsterdam, June 5, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, “Realism and Maximal Naturalism,” Masterclass for Summer School in New Forms of Realism in Contemporary Philosophy, in Ohrid, Macedonia, June 26 – July 3, 2015 VIDEO
Woodard, Benjamin, “In the Garden of Bifurcating Paths“, for PAF Summer University Philosophy Week, August 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, “On Gesture and Writing: On Chatelet & Flusser” for PAF Summer University Text Week
Woodard, Benjamin, “The Long Hex of the Witch-Void: A Genealogy of Horror-as-Feminist Writing” For PAF Summer University Text Week
Woodard, Benjamin, “Maximal Naturalism: Space and Motion in FWJ von Schelling” London, ON, September 22, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin and Yanick, Tony “Fictional Worlds/Possible Futures: Philo-Fiction as Method” SUNY Buffalo, December 1, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, “Augmentative Idealism” for Superconversations: Machines that Matter, E-FLUX, NYC, Dec 11-12, 2015
Woodard, Benjamin, “Aesthetics after Representation?” New School for Social Research, NYC, December 14
“No Physics, No Sense!” at The Genesis of the Transcendental, Paris 1, February 2016.
(with Matt Hare) “The Ideal Pineapple: Idealism and Empiricism” at PAF Spring Meeting, 2016.
Woodard, Benjamin, “Is Philosophy a Fiction?” at MAMA Zagreb, April 28th 2016.
Woodard, Benjamin, “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Have” as part of Welcome to Caveland Salon, Brussels, May 20, 2016. Here.
Woodard, Benjamin, “Reasonable Feelings: On F.H. Bradley” for Elsewhere and Otherwise, Performing Arts Forum, St. Erme, France, June 28, 2016.
(with Matt Hare) “The Dark Heart of Abstraction,” for PAF Summer University, 2016.
Woodard, Ben “Dislocated Thought: Kant, Schelling, and Sellars on Intuition” for Tubingen Winter School on Phenomenology and Givenness” February 20-24
(with \\|//) “Time()Pieces” as part of Thinking Together/Maerz Music at Berliner Feltspiele, March 20-25. Tickets here.