Welcome to AIRE

Academic Innovation and Research Engagement (AIRE) is affiliated with six academic and research centers. A centralized space for the humanities division in Dornsife, AIRE was founded on the principles of collaboration, community and innovation.


AIRE aims to advance scholarship in the humanities division at Dornsife by supporting the operations of affiliated centers, developing specialized student programming and fostering a thriving sense of community. 


Affiliated Centers

Housed in Mark Taper Hall (THH) 309, AIRE works closely with the following affiliated centers:

USC Black Studies Initiative, Center for Cultures and Languages, Center for Latinx and Latin American Studies, Center for the Premodern World, and the Center on Science, Technology and Public Life.


Join us for Language Day!

Come discover a new language

Meet with USC Language advisors and instructors

Learn about language course offerings for Fall 2024

At Founder’s Park, between George Finley Bovard Administration Building and Mark Taper Hall of Humanities, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Explore Our Affiliated Centers

AIRE offers a range of administrative support for academic and research centers at USC Dornsife

Coming Soon

AIRE welcomes a 3D program where students can come to THH 309 and practice the language of their studies

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If you have any questions, please email or give us a call.

Expect response in 24-48 hours

Hours of Operation

Weekdays, 9am–5pm


University of Southern California
3501 Trousdale Pkwy
Mark Taper Hall (THH) 309
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Tapper Hall THH 309