Shyama E. serves as Associate Professor and Head of the PG Dept of English at Providence Women's College, Calicut, which was recently upgraded as a Research Centre. Her areas of specialization are Literary Criticism, Linguistics and Postcolonial Literatures. She has to her credit publications in academic journals as well as paper presentations. She is invited as a resource person at the Academic Staff College, University of Calicut. She writes poetry in English and engages in editing and translation.