In Search of Aswang: A Ghost Story, Monster and Sorcerer in Philippine Society

        Introduction: A Piece of Painting       When I visited Fukuoka several years ago, I wandered off to the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, which I had been interested in for some time. Among their rich collection of paintings and art works from different Asian countries, I was transfixed by a painting titled “Progress through Education” by a Filipino painter Carlos V. Francisco. [...]